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Vetted: VetEc + VetMed, shaken not stirred

Not just quelling a kidney catastrophe!

VETTED - Feb 17, 2017

New cartridge for blood-filtration promises cleaner blood for more than just veterinary renal conditions.

Open up and say "... oh no ...": Guidance on oral tumors in veterinary patients

VETTED - Feb 17, 2017

A big bonus of a thorough veterinary oral examination: You can spot oral tumors as well. The downside: You may spot an oral tumor.

Girl, have you seen that new e-collar? Let me tell you ...

VETTED - Feb 10, 2017

We have four words: New. Veterinary. Products. GO!

Let's get busy: New biz products on the market

VETTED - Feb 09, 2017

New KPI trackers. Funny client education materials. Better ways to manage medical records. All this and more in our business-focused roundup of stuff we heard about in meetings, saw on a show floor or caught word of so far this year!

Hungry for veterinary nutrition products? Feed on this!

VETTED - Feb 09, 2017

An amuse-bouche of three new nutritional options for pets.

Keep pets safe at your Superbowl party

VETTED - Feb 03, 2017

"Safety" isn't just a football score. Game-day distractions can be dangerous for pets. Here's how to keep them safe.

Breaking news

Letter to dvm360: Buyer beware on internship opportunities

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 17, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

While it may seem like an ideal coaching situation, this ‘practice owner internship’ may not benefit the participants as much as the directors.

VIN Foundation launches new student debt tool

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 16, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

The online Student Debt Center helps veterinary students understand and navigate their loan and repayment options.

What happens to taxes under Trump?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 13, 2017

By Tom McFerson, CPA, ABV

Everybody will be affected: the well-off as well as the nation's veterinary practice owners and just about every tax-paying American. Here’s our guess in President Trump’s first month of office on the future of Uncle Sam’s revenue.

Clinical updates

Not just quelling a kidney catastrophe!

VETTED - Feb 17, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

New cartridge for blood-filtration promises cleaner blood for more than just veterinary renal conditions.

Fred the Labrador Retriever: The best rehab win

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 16, 2017

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

A veterinarian's second opinion saves a cherished pet.

Trazadone may lessen patient stress while in the veterinary hospital

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 16, 2017

By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM

This results of this study may change up your go-to sedative for your anxious hospitalized veterinary patients.

Practice life and business

The C corp that will get you double taxed

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 16, 2017

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

With changes in the tax code over the years, S corporation status is more attractive than C corporations for veterinary hospitals these days. Here's why.

Conjunctivitis communication: Set clients up to succeed

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 15, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Be your veterinary patient’s cheerleader to help your clients stay the course of treatment.

Let's get busy: New biz products on the market

VETTED - Feb 09, 2017

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

New KPI trackers. Funny client education materials. Better ways to manage medical records. All this and more in our business-focused roundup of stuff we heard about in meetings, saw on a show floor or caught word of so far this year!

Teamwork and communication

Is your wellness plan strategy ailing?

FIRSTLINE - Feb 16, 2017

By Kelly Capasso

If talking wellness plans makes you yawn or cringe, just imagine how your clients feel! Freshen your approach—and your marketing—to help more patients receive high-quality veterinary care.

How to ace autoimmune skin disease diagnostics

FIRSTLINE - Feb 16, 2017

By Darin Dell, DVM, DACVD

Cytology slip-ups to avoid, biopsy tips to try and why you need to perform complete blood count and chemistry tests (even when the veterinary patient’s spirits and energy level are high).

You need a Client Communication Coordinator

FIRSTLINE - Feb 14, 2017

By Kyle Palmer, CVT

Who has time to send smartphone texts, send and receive medical records, manage online appointments and send patient updates and cute pics to information-hungry pet owners? Here's why I think everyone needs this new client-facing team member in their veterinary practice.

Photo packages

Canine genetic test offers insider info for Puppy Bowl XIII

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 05, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

With the help of Embark, fans get additional insight into cuddly canine players on teams Ruff and Fluff.

DIY veterinary hospital hacks

FIRSTLINE - Feb 01, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Use these five simple solutions to redesign your practice spaces for more comfort and efficiency.

Full disclosure: This is what happens on a toxic team

VETTED - Jan 31, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Startling data proves that there is a link between toxic veterinary team angst and the care patients receive. Read these tell-all tales from veterinary professionals who've been there and have seen the very worst.

Hospital design

The (hospital construction) Price Is Right!

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Feb 15, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

The economic recession pushed down veterinary clinic construction costs. Now they’re on the rise again, but architect Dan Chapel, AIA, says that’s a good thing. Say what?!

Spruce up your veterinary hospital to attract new associates or buyers

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Feb 13, 2017

By Heather E. Lewis, AIA

Small touch-ups and an objective look at your space will go a long way in getting an associate or other potential practice buyer interested.

Skip the sticker shock—know your figures up front

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Feb 09, 2017

By C. Scott Learned, MS, MBA, PE

Does it sound too cheap? It might be, so ask.