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Data: Pet owners on nutrition, preventive health, pain

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 18, 2017

Whose job is preventive health? How often do young pet owners turn to nutrition to solve their pet's pain problems? Dive into the new data from The Pet Owner Paths research.

Who's still worried about rabies?

VETTED - Aug 14, 2017

I know what you're thinking: "Didn't we get rid of rabies?" It depends on which domesticated species we're talking about. In dogs, we're doing great! In cats, not so much.

Cancer communication: Learn how to shake your instincts

VETTED - Aug 10, 2017

Delivering bad news like you're ripping off a Band-Aid doesn't do you or veterinary clients any good. Good communication takes time, tenderness and tact.

Fixes for finicky felines and picky pooches

VETTED - Aug 08, 2017

Whether a pet has just had a major operation or it has suddenly stopped happily eating whatever drops into its food bowl, Dr. Deborah Linder has a few tricks up her sleeve to help bring that appetite back.

Data: Today's Banfield wellness plans

VETTED - Aug 08, 2017

"The Banfield Effect" is what CVC educator John Volk called it in a recent session. That’s when Banfield does it, so your veterinary practice won’t. That may be a thing of the past if wellness plans are one growing wave of future medical care. So, y’know, if you want to know what to put in your wellness plan, why not take a gander at what we saw on Banfield’s website right now in their offerings?

4 steps to get those monkeys off your back

VETTED - Aug 07, 2017

If you take emotional responsibility for everyone else's problems, putting their monkeys on your back and in your mind, you'll have a hard time finding room for your own needs at the end of the veterinary workday.

Breaking news

Trigger points: What prompts pet owners to take action?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 22, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Pet Owner Paths research looks at clinical signs, client reactions.

AVMA update: Didn’t make it to Indianapolis? Here are the highlights

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 21, 2017

By Kristi Reimer Fender, News Channel Director

Pot for pets. Telemedicine. Service animal fraud. These topics and more were on the agenda at the association’s annual convention in July.

ER docs, specialists and their team members shine on TV

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 19, 2017

By Christine Cox, Dacia Clay

Nat Geo WILD's Animal ER in a Houston specialty practice showcases how hard veterinarians and their teams work, how the wonders of modern medicine reach all the way to pets, and where that money from the vet bill goes. (Hint: Better medicine.)

Clinical updates

Blast those masts! Conquering mast cell tumors in your veterinary patients

VETTED - Aug 22, 2017

By Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (oncology)

Before you give in to that sinking feeling while staring at the cytology slide, review the latest on diagnostic and treatment options for this common form of cancer.

What are the best practices for antibiotic use in pneumonia, bronchitis and pyothorax?

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Aug 21, 2017

By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM

In pneumonia and pyothorax cases, treatment while awaiting test results is recommended, but not in bronchitis cases.

Surgery STAT: Facial deformity due to equine sinus disease

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 14, 2017

By Alison K. Gardner, DVM, MS, DACVS-LA, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Although horse owners may fear the worst (and sometimes they’re right), many conditions are highly treatable—and veterinarians can often manage the process right on the farm.

Practice life and business

Vets Ask Dr. Dave: Help! I'm being buried by paperwork!

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 18, 2017

By Dave Nicol, BVMS, Cert. Mgmt MRCVS

Those reports aren't going to complete themselves. Ehh, just stay a few extra hours.

Data: Pet owners on nutrition, preventive health, pain

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 18, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Whose job is preventive health? How often do young pet owners turn to nutrition to solve their pet's pain problems? Dive into the new data from The Pet Owner Paths research.

(App)licable: How mobile apps can grow your practice and improve client experience

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 17, 2017

By Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM

Is your clinic (app)rehensive? Three veterinary app developers use data to explain why mobile apps are good for business.

Teamwork and communication

Feline physical rehab: 7 tips to reduce stress to boost success

FIRSTLINE - Aug 21, 2017

By Mary Ellen Goldberg, BS, LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRA, CVPP, VTS-physical rehabilitation (OC)

Yes, you CAN rehab a cat. Really! It's all about getting them comfortable in the environment..

When kids go back to school, dogs drool and cats rule

FIRSTLINE - Aug 16, 2017

By Hilal Dogan, BVSc

If some family members are children, the end of summer can be a sensitive time for pets as their routines switch up drastically. Here's how you can help advise your veterinary clients to make sure their pets transition smoothly.

Stopping the squiggly murder machines!

FIRSTLINE - Aug 14, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Heartworms: They're disgusting. They're dangerous. Pet owners shouldn't want them. Here's what veterinary practices and team members are doing to get clients on board with preventing heartworms.

Photo packages

ER docs, specialists and their team members shine on TV

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 19, 2017

By Christine Cox, Dacia Clay

Nat Geo WILD's Animal ER in a Houston specialty practice showcases how hard veterinarians and their teams work, how the wonders of modern medicine reach all the way to pets, and where that money from the vet bill goes. (Hint: Better medicine.)

A song of fire and itch: Veterinary dermatologic variations on Game of Thrones

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 31, 2017

By Sarah J. Wooten, DVM

What better way to find out the latest derm updates to rescue your patients than by correlating them to the hottest series on TV?

Your veterinary clinic cat goes on strike

FIRSTLINE - Jul 20, 2017

By CC the Clinic Cat

What would happen if your clinic cat didn't show up for work?

Hospital design

How engineers save veterinarians' butts

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Aug 16, 2017

By C. Scott Learned, MS, MBA, PE

An engineer's input can make sure your new veterinary hospital is suitably powered, ventilated and safe for patients.

A soothing experience: Custom pain management through alternative therapies

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 15, 2017

By Katie James, dvm360 Associate Content Specialist

Traditional Chinese medicine provides Dr. Sally Barchman an opportunity to create a unique pain management treatment plan for each veterinary patient.

Designing with room to grow

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jul 28, 2017

By Ashley Griffin

Moving from a lease space on a semi-rural road to a building on one of the busiest commuter roads, find out how this hospital scored their dream location in Albuquerque, New Mexico.