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dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Toxic Teams

dvm360.com - Jan 23, 2017

Can't we all just get along? (And what do you do when the answer is no?) This dvm360 Leadership Challenge investigates the sources of this poison and offers commentary, data and solutions to help teams dismantle their destructive forces. ...

Practice finances

How much money do you need to build your veterinary hospital?

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Apr 26, 2017

The veterinary practice of your dreams may require some serious cash. Here are some back-of-the-napkin calculations you can do to figure out if you can get what you need, courtesy of veterinary finance guru Gary Glassman.

So you want to start a veterinary practice

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Apr 25, 2017

Ready to start your own practice from scratch and relish in its greatness? Hold your horses and give yourself the once-over before anything else.

Why outside investors want in on the veterinary profession

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 22, 2017

Economic indicators for veterinary medicine are not all rosy. And still private equity is pouring in to buy veterinary practices. Here’s where they see potential.

When it comes to buying a veterinary practice, consider a ‘proposal’

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 19, 2017

A well-thought-out letter of intent, much like an engagement proposal, can keep from scaring off a potential business partner.

Who's raising fees this year?

FIRSTLINE - Apr 12, 2017

And what do veterinary clients think about it? A VHMA survey takes a closer look.

Client relations

“I’m treating my dog’s hot spot with Listerine”

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 26, 2017

Your response? Try these communication remedies for at-home dermatologic treatments gleaned from Dr. Google. The goal: Help the pet without shaming the client.

What social media apps are veterinary clinics using?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Apr 24, 2017

Don't have all day every day to promote the practice online? Focus on a few channels.

When a microchip raises more questions than it answers

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 23, 2017

What do you do when you find a microchip at your veterinary practice and the pet owner says "no," you can't scan it? Here's how I handle it.

Your Veterinary Voice Episode 12: Drs. Sherman (MS, DACVS) and Debra (CCRT, CVA, DACVSMR) Canapp

VETTED - Apr 22, 2017

They were into rehab before rehab was hot. Hear how this husband-and-wife duo, who split their practice right down the middle between orthopedic surgery and rehab, started up and their excited takes on internet-smart clients and flyball (you’ll know after you listen).

Rate my job: A veterinary pie chart

VETTED - Apr 21, 2017

How many times have you heard, "It must be so fun to play with puppies all day!"?

Life balance

So you want to start a veterinary practice

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Apr 25, 2017

Ready to start your own practice from scratch and relish in its greatness? Hold your horses and give yourself the once-over before anything else.

Is your heart too worn to care?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Apr 04, 2017

Compassion and empathy are great, but can harm veterinary professionals if not tempered carefully.

'I'm working from home today … ' Telecommuting trends for veterinary practice managers

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Mar 30, 2017

This VHMA survey indicates how many managers work from home, what they love about it—and what's tough to accomplish off site.

Two things that hurt veterinarians

VETTED - Mar 29, 2017

CVC educator and new author Kimberly Pope-Robinson, DVM, CCFP, talks about the dangers of— and misconceptions about—two big parts of many veterinarians' psychology.

Career reboot: Bye-bye computers, hello vet med

VETTED - Mar 13, 2017

I had a solid career with a bright future when I felt a crazy urge to quit my job and go to vet school.