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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

Identifying pain: The enigmatic ways pets show—and hide—pain

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 13, 2016

Rehabilitation and pain management specialist Dr. Janice Huntingford says pets will clue us in on how they feel if we know what to look for.

Handout: Safe places to socialize puppies

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 12, 2016

Socialization is an important part of a young dog's early life. Make sure your veterinary hospital clients choose safe spaces for socialization that won't prematurely expose puppies to other pets or diseases.

Team tool: Coach clients to weight loss success (for their pets, of course)

FIRSTLINE - Feb 10, 2016

You and your fellow veterinary team members are basically Oprah for overweight pets.

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.

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.