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Personnel management

When the doctor is NOT in


Our two-doctor veterinary show turned into a solo act when a DVM went out on a well-deserved maternity leave. Here are seven pieces of advice for other managers and teams living through a veterinarian's extended leave.

Your meetings need koalangoos and lioncoons


Use this to-do list from Lisel Coles, a 2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contestant, to make your meetings a little less work and a lot more play.

Practice management hacks: Advice to a new manager on how to manage staff and be a successful boss


VHMA members spill their best-kept secrets for successful staff management.

You guys, positivity starts with your underwear


Your underwear theme could be the cue to spark creativity and positivity in your veterinary practice.

Worried your veterinary practice won’t survive a software system switch?


Use these survival tips from Jess Brotherton, 2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contestant, to weather the scary switch.

Revenue strategies

When veterinary clients spend the most—and the least


Does every veterinary practice in the country get crushed by a revenue drop in the winter months? We set out to prove what every wise veterinarian seems to know.

Tip: Practice software cheat to a quicker check-out


We slam the “8” key for invoices to save time for receptionists, technicians and veterinarians.

Who gets credit—cats or dogs?


This survey answers the question (maybe) of who has better credit: cat owners or dog owners?

6 lessons from my year of wellness plans


Don't get sick of wellness plans before you even start! I was enthusiastic about wellness plans at my veterinary practice, but even I ran into hiccups getting clients to sign up and team members to offer them. Here’s what I learned.

Scaling Mt. Vet: Pain and progress in practice


Our recent survey uncovered your most pressing problems—high peaks you struggle to summit. Here are the top problems, with some suggested advice to help.