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"My dog’s not scared." Yeah, right.

VETTED - May 04, 2016

Help veterinary clients get scared straight by pointing out signs of fear in their pets.

Fluoride: It's not just for humans anymore!

VETTED - May 04, 2016

Are you using topical dental fluoride treatment to benefit your veterinary patients' teeth?

Nutritional assessment: Are you investigating this 5th vital sign?

VETTED - May 03, 2016

Temperature, pulse, respiration, pain assessment and nutritional assessment. Face it, assessing nutrition and serving up solid recommendations is vital to keep your veterinary patients healthy—and your "foodie" clients happy.

This guy hurts. What will you SAY to FIX it?

VETTED - Apr 29, 2016

The words you use to frame the importance of pain control in veterinary patients can make all the difference in their world.

Cranial cruciate ligament repair: One size does NOT fit all

VETTED - Apr 28, 2016

No, there is no cookie-cutter method to treating this injury in dogs. But here are a few pointers to make your decision process a little easier.

Say cheese: Dental data from dvm360

VETTED - Apr 27, 2016

We’re not trying to say “Gotcha!” but … do your own pets receive the level of dental care you recommend to veterinary clients?

Breaking news

After mediation fails, veterinarian in bow-killing case appears at hearing

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 02, 2016

By Katie James

Administrative hearing for Kristen Lindsey to help determine if license will be revoked.

Make veterinary visits a walk in the park for pets

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - May 01, 2016

By Ashley Griffin

Ahhh! The sweet smell of the great—indoors?! The trees and park details in this clinic seem so real, you almost forget you’re inside.

FDA releases guidance on therapeutic diets

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 29, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

Document outlines criteria agency staff will use to determine if enforcement action on sales of therapeutic diets by pet stores and online retailers is needed.

Clinical updates

Open wide: Seize your opportunity to spot oral tumors

VETERINARY MEDICINE - May 04, 2016

By Heidi Lobprise, DVM, DAVDC

A thorough veterinary dental examination is your chance to catch these distressing eruptions early.

Fluoride: It's not just for humans anymore!

VETTED - May 04, 2016

By Edward Eisner, DVM, DAVDC

Are you using topical dental fluoride treatment to benefit your veterinary patients' teeth?

Dangerous beauty: Oleander toxicosis in dogs, horses and more

Pet Poison Helpline - May 03, 2016

By Lynn Hovda, RPH, DVM, MS, DACVIM, Pet Poison Helpline staff

A current case of intentional poisoning with this deadly plant sparks the question: Can you spot the signs and save the patient?

Practice life and business

4 ways pet owners talk themselves into euthanasia

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 04, 2016

By Dean Scott, DVM

Euthanasia can be a gift, or euthanasia can be a frustrating choice. Help clients at your veterinary practice do it at the right time for the right reasons.

"My dog’s not scared." Yeah, right.

VETTED - May 04, 2016

By Lisa Radosta, DVM, DACVB

Help veterinary clients get scared straight by pointing out signs of fear in their pets.

New veterinary graduates: You can (and must) balance work with personal life

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 02, 2016

By Jeremy Keen, DVM

3 ways to keep yourself healthy so you can keep pets healthy

Teamwork and communication

Coffee on the Couch: Dr. Andy Roark gets into scripted and unscripted inclusion (and into a swimming pool)

FIRSTLINE - May 04, 2016

By Andrew Roark, DVM, MS, Tasha McNerney, BS, CVT, CVPP

Firstline magazine's ongoing series of talks for techs takes unexpected twists and turns.

Practice perfect: A matter of size?

FIRSTLINE - May 03, 2016

By Christine Shupe

Is bigger better, smaller more streamlined, medium most manageable? VHMA set out to determine if the size of a practice can influence the quality of services, contentment of staff and a practice’s economic viability.

Emergency hot water bottle!

FIRSTLINE - May 03, 2016

By Amy Davis

... and a cute puppy! Sorry, we got a little excited. Here's the lowest-cost-possible hot water bottle for small recovering veterinary patients.

Photo packages

Scaling Mt. Vet: Pain and progress in practice

VETTED - Apr 29, 2016

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

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.

Top 10 hospital inefficiencies, as identified by dogs and cats

VETTED - Apr 19, 2016

By Heather E. Lewis, AIA

These precocious pets are here to show you the gaps, rifts and design flaws that bust your ability to take care of business at your veterinary practice.

Stop, collaborate and listen!

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Apr 11, 2016

By Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM

Communication providers are here with their brand new invention. Something grabbed a hold of these veterinary managers tightly. It’s a service that’s saving time daily and nightly.

Hospital design

Make veterinary visits a walk in the park for pets

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - May 01, 2016

By Ashley Griffin

Ahhh! The sweet smell of the great—indoors?! The trees and park details in this clinic seem so real, you almost forget you’re inside.

The starting line

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Apr 28, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

How to add better medicine, smarter business, engaging education and a little fun in your reception area and avoid just thinking, “Um, put the desk over there.”

3 tips to inject some personality into your practice

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Apr 27, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

Putting thought into the interior design of your veterinary hospital has myriad benefits.