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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 03, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Few pets miss their regular test or get behind on their medications at Lost Mountain Animal Hospital in Marietta, Ga. That's because office manager Debi Cook sends out reminders to clients to make appointments for procedures, tests, and medications, such as T4 levels and phenobarbital screens every six months, heartworm medication every year, and regular dentals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2004
There is a new option available to every veterinarian, whether seeking health care insurance coverage for themselves and their families or affordable options for the employees of their practice.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 18, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
“I don’t think we could practice medicine properly without the pumps,” says Dr. Robert Esplin, owner of Sylvania Veterinary Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio.
Feb 04, 2004
If students begin curbing all unhealthy spending habits while in school, academic leaders say they can trim the size of their pending student loan repayment substantially upon graduation.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2004
For the second time in two years, our lawmakers have created federal tax cuts designed to spur business investment. However, despite record-low interest rates, affording the funds many veterinarians require in order to acquire the property and equipment to take advantage of those tax cuts has never been harder. Into the breach has stepped the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 07, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Five years ago Pet Care Hospital in Plano, Texas, opened a doggie daycare service and the practice, clients, and dogs continue to reap the rewards. "Clients take home tired dogs, worn out from a day full of play and exercise. And over the long-term, the daycare builds the dogs' self-confidence so they aren't fearful," says Jill Vincent, a certified trainer who runs the daycare as well as the practice's dog-training classes.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
Experts estimate labor costs and benefits rank as top income eaters among the nation's veterinary practices.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
Congress passed and the President signed into law a $330 billion, 10-year tax cut plan that will have a significant impact on the tax bills of every veterinarian - and their practices.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
There's one person Dr. Dave Richards must confront every time he prepares to raise fees in practice - himself.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2003
Uncle Sam, in the form of our tax laws, is willing to pick up a portion of the expenses of every veterinarian attending a trade show, meeting or similar event.