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dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Vet life transitions

dvm360.com - Jan 09, 2018

A new job. A new boss. A new baby or a divorce. When waves of change move through your life, be prepared with tools to help you cope with all of your transitions—in the veterinary practice and in your personal life. ...

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Practice finances

Why one expert thinks your average transaction needs to go down

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 22, 2018

The metric you should be measuring is client spend per year, says veterinary analyst John Volk—and it's likely to be higher if you ease the sticker shock.

Merck study: Veterinarians have normal mental health but poor well-being

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 16, 2018

Just 41 percent would recommend the profession to a friend or family member; financial stress is a serious concern.

2 retirement plans for veterinary hospitals

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 13, 2018

The choice of your practice's retirement plan is a big deal not only for the staff, but for the employer as well, says Gary Glassman, CPA.

Posts and tweets on client payment options

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 08, 2018

Nobody in veterinary practice likes to talk about money, but everyone needs to. Would it help if you educated veterinary clients early about the kinds of options that most excite you and your team, whether pet insurance, payment options or preventive-care plans?

10 business resolutions for 2018

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 22, 2018

Sure, you’ve given yourself expectations and goals for the new year, but how many of those apply to your veterinary practice? Here are a few suggestions to chew on.

Client relations

Client handout: The perfect scratching post

FIRSTLINE - Feb 23, 2018

Your veterinary clients want their cats to keep their claws. What they don't want is said claws on their furniture, carpet or any other forbidden-but-scratch-perfect place. Here's help.

'Then things got weird at the practice … '

VETTED - Feb 22, 2018

Does veterinary practice ever feel like a freaky episode of "Black Mirror"? It's often the clients. (Nope, it’s always the clients. Love 'em, but what the what?!) Here are six tales readers shared with us. Enjoy.

Your Veterinary Voice, Episode 17: Meet Marty Becker, DVM

dvm360.com - Feb 16, 2018

He's a TV star, architect of Fear Free practice and a plain old practitioner. Come along and get to know this one-of-a-kind personality.

Conversation tree: When the client says, "I can't afford that"

FIRSTLINE - Feb 13, 2018

Check out this advice for how to respond to pet owners who say they can't pay for their pet's veterinary care.

When the pet is obese and the client is oblivious

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 13, 2018

According to veterinary nutritionist Deborah Linder, the battle of the bulge starts with your clients’ hearts and minds.

Life balance

Merck study: Veterinarians have normal mental health but poor well-being

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 16, 2018

Just 41 percent would recommend the profession to a friend or family member; financial stress is a serious concern.

Caring for veterinary patients starts with caring for myself

FIRSTLINE - Jan 31, 2018

When we take the oath to prevent suffering, we make that oath to ourselves as well.

10 business resolutions for 2018

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 22, 2018

Sure, you’ve given yourself expectations and goals for the new year, but how many of those apply to your veterinary practice? Here are a few suggestions to chew on.

They didn't teach us emotional intelligence in veterinary school

FIRSTLINE - Jan 16, 2018

Dealing with co-workers can be as stressful as handling patients, says this vet tech.

Standing up to a storm

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 16, 2018

Four veterinarians share stories of facing big change in their lives: divorce, death, illness, work stress. Find out how they braced themselves against harsh conditions in their personal lives.