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dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Go Your Own Way

Mar 13, 2017

What's your hustle, people? Do you need to pay student debt? Do you need a return on your practice—the biggest one possible? Are you worried about the legacy of your practice—and need an associate? Are you petered out in a team member career and want to own? Do you hate corporations? Do you need corporate benefits? ...

Practice finances

Billing at night is laughably annoying

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 11, 2017

After traveling all day from farm to field to stable to clinic, what equine veterinarian wants to spend hours billing clients? Here’s one possible solution.

Experience and expectation: Let’s talk fair wages

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 09, 2017

You have a prospective veterinary associate, but you’re not sure how to compensate her based on her experience, or lack thereof, in the veterinary profession.

How to sell to an associate for a corporate price

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 04, 2017

A veterinary practice owner who wants more than "fair market value" and an associate veterinarian who wants to buy in slowly and receive mentorship will want to consider this plan.

From veterinarian to betterinarian: How I improved my production

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 03, 2017

Paying your bills and chipping away at your student loans as a veterinary associate? These strategies can help you build your income—and practice top-notch medicine.

The pricing struggle: How high is too high for pet owners?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 03, 2017

Our study suggests that when veterinary prices rise faster than the rate of inflation, consumers opt out of seeking services.

Client relations

Data: Pet owners on nutrition, preventive health, pain

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 18, 2017

Whose job is preventive health? How often do young pet owners turn to nutrition to solve their pet's pain problems? Dive into the new data from The Pet Owner Paths research.

(App)licable: How mobile apps can grow your practice and improve client experience

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 17, 2017

Is your clinic (app)rehensive? Three veterinary app developers use data to explain why mobile apps are good for business.

When kids go back to school, dogs drool and cats rule

FIRSTLINE - Aug 16, 2017

If some family members are children, the end of summer can be a sensitive time for pets as their routines switch up drastically. Here's how you can help advise your veterinary clients to make sure their pets transition smoothly.

Don't be sheepish! Send a thank-you!

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 15, 2017

I scored four appointments for $20. That's pretty good marketing ROI for a veterinary hospital. An old-fashioned thank-you—in snail mail and personalized to them—did the trick.

How can you improve euthanasia appointments? Be a peacemaker

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 14, 2017

Proper sedation can give your veterinary patients’ stories the peaceful ending your clients and team desire.

Life balance

Nine (neon) signs your veterinary practice is in trouble

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 08, 2017

Sometimes the practice owner is the last to know. Watch for these flashing signs of warning to get ahead of the curve.

4 steps to get those monkeys off your back

VETTED - Aug 07, 2017

If you take emotional responsibility for everyone else's problems, putting their monkeys on your back and in your mind, you'll have a hard time finding room for your own needs at the end of the veterinary workday.

Stay wild (about veterinary medicine)

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 01, 2017

Dr. Ernie Ward shares his thoughts on how to achieve happiness and success and reveals how he can still be crazy about veterinary medicine after all these years.

I was blinded by fear. Don't be like me.

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jul 21, 2017

I helped my overworked, stressed-out, freaking-out self by creating a support group online for veterinarians and veterinary team members who feel the same way.

That 'out of control' feeling in veterinary medicine

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 07, 2017

Do you pull the strings in your life and career? Or do you think luck, fate and other people are the deciding factor in your happiness and success?