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Highly cultured: Art on agar

VETTED - Feb 08, 2016

See how ASM members created art using microbes as the paint and agar as the canvas.

7 things you don't want to hear in surgery

VETTED - Feb 02, 2016

Veterinary surgeon Dr. Jennifer Wardlaw reveals her top nightmare scenarios in the surgical suite.

Pain: When "It hurts" meets "How much does it cost?"

VETTED - Feb 02, 2016

Good news: Today's pet owners are more aware of their pets' care options. Bad news: The same recommendation doesn't work the same way for every client. Lets work through a pain example in the veterinary clinic.

5 real world dental radiograph hacks

VETTED - Jan 21, 2016

What can spiral perm rollers, a tree at noon and your own opposable thumbs teach you about taking dental radiographs? Heidi Lobprise, DVM, DAVDC, explains.

5 Pinterest lessons for hospital design

VETTED - Jan 20, 2016

Hey! No eye rolls about weekend crafts. These ideas really could apply to your veterinary hospital.

Dental radiography overview (so you don't buy a fancy coat rack)

VETTED - Jan 14, 2016

Figure out what you really need and will really use. (And then make sure you do it by putting the right systems in place to support your team’s plan.) Here’s an overview of your basic equipment options from Dr. Heidi Lobprise.

Breaking news

The client bites back

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 11, 2016

By Jeremy Campfield, DVM

The new associate ignores a team member’s warning and the veterinary practice owner blows up in this story of a snappy pooch and a snippy client with an unhappy ending.

Commentary response: Distributive teaching model has done—and will do—nothing for veterinary medicine’s high standards

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 11, 2016

By Robert R. Marshak, DVM, DACVIM

Dr. Peter Eyre’s parallels to study in human medicine miss the mark.

University of Florida veterinary professor leaves legacy of giving

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 10, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

Paul Nicoletti, long-time teacher and public health expert, considered ‘tireless advocate’ for animal health and veterinary students.

Clinical updates

CAPC Tick of the Month round-up

CAPC - Feb 11, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

It's time to get in tick-talk shape.

Identifying pain: Hints from the obscure (cats) to the sad (dogs)

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 11, 2016

By Janice Huntingford, DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CVPP, CCRT, CAVCA

An attempt to decipher the enigma that is pain in pets.

Image Quiz: When a dog's teeth are a hairy problem

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 10, 2016

By Jan Bellows, DVM, DAVDC, DABVP, FAVD

Bulldogs, Labrador retrievers and beagles are prone to it. Why, what is it, and what can be done?

Practice life and business

Career change: Guiding good health for all

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 08, 2016

By Mindy Valcarcel, Editor, Medicine Channel Director

A veterinary career in research medicine fosters life-changing innovation.

10 steps to take after the unthinkable happens

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 05, 2016

By Karl R. Salzsieder, DVM, JD, CVA

To keep a veterinary practice—and its staff—stable, take this advice to heart after the death of the practice owner.

You're not "selling"—you're educating

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 05, 2016

By Shawn G. McVey, MA, MSW

Selling doesn't have to be feel bad

Teamwork and communication

Ambushed on aisle 1

FIRSTLINE - Feb 11, 2016

By Brent Dickinson

You'll see customers when you're out and about. Don't feel like you need to run and hide. Instead, use these tips to streamline these conversations and encourage pet owners to happily schedule appointments during regular business hours.

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

FIRSTLINE - Feb 10, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

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

(Micro) Team Meeting in a Box: Weigh in on Weight

FIRSTLINE - Feb 10, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

Spend five minutes at your next team meeting to practice the "weight" conversation—and encourage clients to take the next steps to make healthier feeding choices for their pets.

Photo packages

5 laughs/lessons on revenue leaks

FIRSTLINE - Jan 29, 2016

By Mary Beth Sammon

A multi-part plan to find a little extra money and a lot better patient care at your veterinary practice.

Puppy Bowl XII presents paws-itively precious pups

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 26, 2016

By Portia Stewart, Editor, Team Channel Director

These precocious pooches pounce the gridiron Sunday, Feb. 7, from 3 to 5 p.m. ET/PT. Check out these highlights before it’s “game on” for these 84 adoptable puppies from 44 shelter and rescue organizations.

Head-to-head battle of the PIMS!

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 26, 2016

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

Many veterinary practice software programs enter ... only one leaves with you. Arm yourself for your first (or renewed) search for the right veterinary PIMS for your hospital.

Hospital design

Is small the new big in veterinary hospital design?

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 28, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

Veterinary architects Wayne Usiak and Heather Lewis discuss the appeal of smaller practices in today's market.

Head-to-head battle of the PIMS!

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 26, 2016

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

Many veterinary practice software programs enter ... only one leaves with you. Arm yourself for your first (or renewed) search for the right veterinary PIMS for your hospital.

Intense veterinary desire

VETTED - Jan 22, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

We see it in your eyes: You want that new instrument, analyzer, device or software right now for your practice. So ... do you need to talk yourself down from a big purchase or talk it up to the Powers-That-Be? Gary Glassman, CPA, has some advice.