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Client handout: Your pet suffered a cruciate ligament injury. Now what?

VETTED - Jun 15, 2018

Use this printable handout to help veterinary clients understand what's happening with their pet's joint, and how it can be repaired.

New tricks to take the pressure off dogs with glaucoma

VETTED - Jun 15, 2018

Veterinarians may be gaining the upper hand on this frustrating disease.

Pee please! Tips to collect a cat’s urine

VETTED - Jun 14, 2018

Tackling that tricky tinkle issue? Here’s how to help your veterinary clients lock in that golden urine sample from their kitty.

5 things you need to know about food aggression

VETTED - Jun 14, 2018

Use these tips to help comfort concerned clients’ worries about their pet during mealtime.

Why at-home veterinary visits matter

VETTED - Jun 13, 2018

Holistic veterinary care isn’t the hippy-dippy practice you think it is. In fact, it might be the best way to diagnose what's going on in that tricky patient you’re losing sleep over.

Cranial cruciate ligament injuries in dogs—where to go next?

VETTED - Jun 12, 2018

Try this overview of veterinary surgical repair options to brush up on your knowledge.

Breaking news

The Mechanic: An exam room poem

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 18, 2018

By Gina Singleton, DVM

Your interactions with veterinary clients may not always be poetry in motion, but they can serve as poetry inspiration.

Treating stress with sweat: A top prescription for veterinary students

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 15, 2018

By Peyton Bree Aaronson

Regular exercise can help us handle not only the grueling years of vet school but the stresses we’ll face throughout our professional lives.

Virulent Newcastle disease found in backyard chickens in California

dvm360.com - Jun 15, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

USDA urges bird owners to follow biosecurity measures to protect flocks, pets.

Clinical updates

A checklist for safer surgeries

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jun 19, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Studies in both human and veterinary medicine have shown that implementing surgical safety checklists can reduce postoperative complications. Perhaps it's time to try it in your practice?

Journal Scan: In veterinary surgery, check thrice, cut once

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jun 19, 2018

By Amy Van Gels, DVM

Can a simple safety checklist reduce veterinary surgical complications?

Veterinary radiology update: mixing modalities with fusion

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jun 18, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Blending imaging techniques such as CT and ultrasound in real time provides unprecedented perspectives of patients.

Practice life and business

Your checklist for hiring a veterinary associate

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jun 20, 2018

By Mark Opperman, BS, CVPM

Before looking outward and lamenting a tight job market, look inward at your work as a practice owner, the reputation of your practice and what you’re offering. Do the work, and the applicants will follow …

3 tips for making veterinary house calls

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jun 18, 2018

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

This company offers their years-tested marketing, financial help, phone-call support and more for a franchise fee and a cut of your profits. Whether you want to go with a house-call company like MVS or go it alone, here’s some advice about which clients love house calls and what steps to take to make sure you do it right.

Pee please! Tips to collect a cat’s urine

VETTED - Jun 14, 2018

By Ciera Sallese, CVT, VTS

Tackling that tricky tinkle issue? Here’s how to help your veterinary clients lock in that golden urine sample from their kitty.

Teamwork and communication

Buy now! Kittens make great consumers

FIRSTLINE - Jun 15, 2018

By Kathryn Primm, DVM, Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

You’ve got the medical essentials for a new kitten on lock. But what about recommendations for a home life that will make for a happier, healthier cat in the long run? Dr. Kathryn Primm recommends starting them early on three products.

Meet the mutt-ley crew of bad dog behaviors

FIRSTLINE - Jun 15, 2018

By Sherrie Yuschak, RVT

Let’s learn what Elvis Presley, Steppenwolf and George Thorogood can teach us to coach pet owners through their precocious pooches’ bad manners.

The specter of cyberbullying

FIRSTLINE - Jun 14, 2018

By Julie Carlson, CVT

Veterinary professionals are falling victim to vicious online attacks from pet owners and advocacy groups. Find out how to protect yourself from an attack—and what to do if one occurs.

Photo packages

High-flying planes in your hospital

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 20, 2018

By Tim Parsons, AIA

The overhead horizontal plane is showing up in dvm360 Hospital Design Competition entries. Will it land in your own practice design?

They care a lot!

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 13, 2018

By Ashley Griffin

We don’t want to be corny, but the team at Care Animal Hospital of Pleasant Prairie opted for high-quality materials and carefully planned details that show they care about clients when it came to their hospital's new veterinary design.

Fetch dvm360 doodle: What we didn't learn in vet school

VETTED - Jun 11, 2018

By Michael Nappier, DVM, DABVP, Portia Stewart, Editor, Team Channel Director

Explore all of the fun "stuff" and "things" Dr. Michael Nappier says you didn't learn in vet school.

Hospital design

High-flying planes in your hospital

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 20, 2018

By Tim Parsons, AIA

The overhead horizontal plane is showing up in dvm360 Hospital Design Competition entries. Will it land in your own practice design?

The evolving veterinary reception area

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 13, 2018

By Vicki Pollard, CVT, AIA

Flex that space for the benefit of clinic and clients.

They care a lot!

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 13, 2018

By Ashley Griffin

We don’t want to be corny, but the team at Care Animal Hospital of Pleasant Prairie opted for high-quality materials and carefully planned details that show they care about clients when it came to their hospital's new veterinary design.