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Fear-Free: A dvm360 Leadership Challenge

dvm360.com - Aug 01, 2015

Have you embraced this movement yet? No matter what level your veterinary practice is ready for, we've compiled everything you need to decrease patient stress and anxiety. ...

Practice finances

State of the Profession: What's keeping veterinarians up at night?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 06, 2016

An in-depth look at your key concerns from dvm360's triennial survey.

10 steps to take after the unthinkable happens

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 05, 2016

To keep a veterinary practice—and its staff—stable, take this advice to heart after the death of the practice owner.

Do I need a therapy laser?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 04, 2016

High-dollar doorstop or crucial tool?

Focus on veterinary wellness care could be "dangerous," says Purdue expert

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 02, 2016

Digging into new data from the Nationwide Purdue Veterinary Price Index, a Purdue associate dean says "it's dangerous to build a practice on wellness services," not medical services.

State of the Profession: Checking in on veterinarians’ practice ownership plans

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2016

Fewer than a third of veterinary professionals aspire to own a practice.

Client relations

You're not "selling"—you're educating

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 05, 2016

Selling doesn't have to be feel bad

Wait ... what just happened? Putting client misperception on blast

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 04, 2016

In this scenario, Ted and Bill are two very confused individuals with a cat that needs urgent dental care. How well does our doc communicate the problem? Find out now.

Why pet owners (and the rest of us) play it safe

VETTED - Feb 03, 2016

Your pet-owning clients today are different, yes, but in many ways they might be the same as they've ever been. Delve into two important ways (with dental and oncology examples) that veterinary clients fear the wrong action far more than no action—and what you can do about it.

7 steps to better two-legged species care

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 02, 2016

Pets don't walk themselves into your veterinary hospital (much as you wish they would). Check to make sure you're doing these seven things to make your practice a success with clients.

Pain: When "It hurts" meets "How much does it cost?"

VETTED - Feb 02, 2016

Good news: Today's pet owners are more aware of their pets' care options. Bad news: The same recommendation doesn't work the same way for every client. Lets work through a pain example in the veterinary clinic.

Life balance

Career change: Guiding good health for all

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 08, 2016

A veterinary career in research medicine fosters life-changing innovation.

Putting my darkness into the light

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 04, 2016

The fire behind you is so hot, you choose suicide as the least painful way. For some veterinary professionals, the darkness inside is so debilitating, that you choose suicide as the least painful way. Please don't. Please seek help.

An open letter from veterinary associates to practice owners

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 04, 2016

Do you have the power to improve your associates' work life? Data from Benchmarks 2015: A Study of Well-Managed Practices (Veterinary Economics and Wutchiett Tumblin and Associates) and associates' feedback to the 2016 Firstline Career Path Study show how associates really feel about you, your practice and their work.

Mindfulness in 5 steps

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 03, 2016

Part five in this series on self-care for veterinarians looks at the benefits of practicing mindfulness in both veterinary practice and in everyday life.

Vanquish stress and anxiety with the silver bullets of mindfulness

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 27, 2016

Dr. Steve Noonan shares his day-to-day strategies for finding inner peace.