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The dvm360 leadership challenge

Vet 2.0: A dvm360 Leadership Challenge

Veterinarians are reinventing themselves to serve pet owners in a new way and carve out careers no one could have anticipated. (Supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim.) ...

Practice finances

Renal function analysis: A study in contrast agents

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 21, 2016

Veterinary radiologist Dr. Anthony Pease explains why contrast agents are a quick, easy way to examine the urinary tract.

When veterinary clients spend the most—and the least

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 18, 2016

Does every veterinary practice in the country get crushed by a revenue drop in the winter months? We set out to prove what every wise veterinarian seems to know.

Associate buy-ins: No tricks, just treats

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 13, 2016

In order to find out whether or not there's chemistry between a veterinary practice owner and a newly-hired associate, you need to walk a fine line.

4 ways to a smaller hospital

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 28, 2016

Is bigger always better? I don't think so. With size come building and maintenance expenses—forever. Look at what you need in your new veterinary clinic, plan accordingly and get creative.

Checklist for buying a practice

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jun 22, 2016

Don't buy—or buy into—a veterinary hospital before you work through this checklist.

Client relations

Your Veterinary Voice episode 5: Meet Sarah Wooten, DVM

VETTED - Jul 26, 2016

Panic attacks in the surgery suite ... life as a high-functioning introvert in a public-facing profession (that's YOUR profession, people) ... and living your life with less worry about others' judgments. Her story is an inspiring one.

Renal function analysis: A study in contrast agents

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 21, 2016

Veterinary radiologist Dr. Anthony Pease explains why contrast agents are a quick, easy way to examine the urinary tract.

Drive your message home with team-based marketing

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jul 18, 2016

Medicine and business benefit when the staff is on the same page.

Is your practice software asleep on the job?

FIRSTLINE - Jul 18, 2016

Are you using your veterinary practice software to its full potential? Avimark threw us some typical software problems. Let's see what Snoozy the Cat can do about them ...

Get freakishly cute pics to promote your veterinary hospital

FIRSTLINE - Jul 18, 2016

You’re gonna be all “#Snapcat THIS!” and “#Instadog THAT!”

Life balance

When I was depressed ...

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jul 28, 2016

My anxiety and sadness got so bad I passed out in a bathroom at my veterinary clinic and finally faced how bad it had gotten when I wound up in the hospital. I got help. I hope you—or your loved one—will too.

Navigating the 5 Cs of coping with compassion fatigue

VETTED - Jul 26, 2016

Compassion fatigue is a real and dangerous threat to the health of veterinary professionals and their patients, but Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Veterinary Technician Becky Murray has mapped out a guide for healthy coping.

I helped an associate get the help she needed

FIRSTLINE - Jul 26, 2016

An associate's anxiety was crippling our team. The team members were frustrated and complaining. Something needed to change at this dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contestant's veterinary hospital. So they made a plan ...

When the doctor is NOT in

FIRSTLINE - Jul 22, 2016

Our two-doctor veterinary show turned into a solo act when a DVM went out on a well-deserved maternity leave. Here are seven pieces of advice for other managers and teams living through a veterinarian's extended leave.

Into the fires of Mordor: Overcoming your biggest veterinary fears

VETTED - Jul 18, 2016

"One does not simply walk" fearlessly through life. Dr. Hilal Dogan knew that FOR SURE in the case of her early fear of surgery.