Veterinary owners | Veterinary Economics

Personnel management

4 ways to bond clients to your practice


Make time to talk to your clients with follow-up calls and more ... or your competition will.

Why veterinary team members need to be on camera at work


Video isn't "big brother"—it's a viable teaching tool.

Sample social media policy


Set team members on the right social-media track at your practice with this customizable policy.

Send Nice-O-Grams to boost veterinary team morale


Halt the tattling—and hail good attitudes—with this simple trick.

What's bugging your veterinary team now?


Firstline asked team members to name their biggest frustrations in practice. Here’s a sample of their answers—in their own words—and tools to boost morale and efficiency.

Revenue strategies

Why your veterinary practice isn’t covering its costs


Caution: Price raising talk ahead

CATalyst gets shelter pets into veterinary clinics


One year in, an innovative program sees some success at connecting new pet adopters with local veterinarians.

Why all the fuss about low-cost veterinary clinics?


Veterinarians agree that spaying and neutering pets is a good thing. Stop being so concerned about who provides the service.

4 lessons learned from a veterinary practice price audit


Who’s called in to help? Who’s doing the work? How long does it take? This hospital administrator used innovative software to tackle tough questions with DVMs and team members.

Old idea, new approach: Price auditing in veterinary practice


Digging into what it really costs your veterinary hospital to provide a new service.

Hot topics on dvm360

Vetcetera: The complex topic of canine fear-related aggression

A guided tour of resources for addressing this popular and complicated subject, featuring advice from Dr. John Ciribassi.

Reality TV and the veterinarian: Discussing mainstream dog training advice with clients

Your clients may be getting behavior advice from cable TV. Get your opinion in the mix.

Blog: Election results pose obstacles for veterinary prescription law

Flip in U.S. Senate's majority may slow progress of Fairness to Pet Owners Act.

7 steps to a better relationship between veterinarians and rescue groups

A DVM in the city shares his advice to veterinary practices for working with rescues.

The war between shelters, veterinarians needs to end

Despite practitioners’ legitimate gripes, they’re hurting themselves.