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AVMA PLIT picks up the tab for veterinary students' liability insurance

dvm360.com - Aug 28, 2015

By dvm360.com staff

Group also raises limit on license-defense coverage.

Declaw critics cut short the contest to name "America's Favorite Veterinarian"

dvm360.com - Aug 26, 2015

By dvm360.com staff

Vitriolic cyberbullying campaign targets finalists in AVMF final vote.

Lyme disease subverts immune system, prevents future protection

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 26, 2015

By dvm360.com staff

Researchers at UC Davis have found that B. burgdorferi can stop the body from remembering previous invasion and mounting an immune response if an animal is reinfected.

Clinical updates

Getting the fat off Skinny

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Aug 26, 2015

By Mindy Valcarcel, Editor, Medicine Channel Director

How a 41-pound feline shrunk to 19 pounds—and how his success can help your overweight patients.

Using communication as a Fear-Free handling technique

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Aug 25, 2015

By Emily Levine, DVM, MRCVS, DACVB

Patients simply may not understand what you're asking of them, the team at Animal Emergency & Referral Associates go inside this issue.

Trippingly under the tongue: The benefits of sublingual immunotherapy

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Aug 19, 2015

By Thomas Lewis, DVM, DACVD

Pain-free delivery is just an amuse-bouche when it comes the advantages of this treatment for atopy.

Practice life and business

Letter to Veterinary Economics: Combat falling drug revenue with these practical tips

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 25, 2015

By Robert Pope, DVM

One practitioner shares his thoughts on how to handle the smaller portion of income his his veterinary practice's pharmacy generates.

Kindergarten life: All I really need to know about veterinary medicine I learned in kindergarten

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 24, 2015

By Michael Nappier, DVM, DABVP

We learned these 10 things long ago, and veterinary school students remind me of them daily.

'Paws' for questions in the veterinary exam room

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 20, 2015

By Matthew Kenwright, Assistant Content Specialist

Engage and educate clients with wall art.

Teamwork and communication

Your mood matters to pets

FIRSTLINE - Aug 28, 2015

By Mikkel Becker, CPDT

To manage an animal’s behavior, you must first start by managing your own behavior. Use these eight steps to manage your mood.

How old is my pet in human years?

FIRSTLINE - Aug 27, 2015

By C.A. Tony Buffington, DVM, PhD, DACVN

Share these quick facts to start a conversation about the care pets need as puppies and kittens and on through adulthood to senior life.

Back to work after baby

FIRSTLINE - Aug 26, 2015

By Oriana D. Scislowicz, BS, LVT

Knock, knock. Your job’s at the door. It’s been missing you. Can your veterinary life still work after a baby rocks your world?

Photo packages

How old is my pet in human years?

FIRSTLINE - Aug 27, 2015

By C.A. Tony Buffington, DVM, PhD, DACVN

Share these quick facts to start a conversation about the care pets need as puppies and kittens and on through adulthood to senior life.

5 reasons your boss isn’t paying you more

FIRSTLINE - Aug 20, 2015

By Karen E. Felsted, CPA, MS, DVM, CVPM

Whining about your pay gets you nowhere. Learn why your bosses aren’t paying you more. Then bust through their excuses (ahem: reasons) to earn more at your veterinary practice.

Take pets’ temperature without the trauma

FIRSTLINE - Aug 18, 2015

By Marian Paulachak

Using canned squeeze cheese our veterinary team took the trauma out of taking a pet’s temperature.

Hospital design

Better medicine and community outreach drive Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Aug 28, 2015

By Katie James

A clinic's philosophy leads to a new, award-winning facility

Keep it local and veterinary-specific when hiring an architect

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Aug 27, 2015

By Dan Chapel, AIA, NCARB

The right planner will anticipate and handle your headaches and red tape

Are designated euthanasia comfort rooms a veterinary hospital design must-have?

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Aug 24, 2015

By Katie James

Maybe not, experts say. Service, rather than separate space, should shine.