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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

dvm360 product report: New shampoo, treadmill and tube dressings

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 16, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Here's our weekly rundown of new and notable veterinary products.

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.

Keep current on calorie counts

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 15, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

No, calorie content is not required (yet) on pet food labels. But you can still help your veterinary clients figure out caloric intake.

Clinical updates

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.

Who's still worried about rabies?

VETTED - Aug 14, 2017

By Jenifer Chatfield, DVM, DACZM

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.

What are the best practices for antibiotic use in canine infectious respiratory disease complex?

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Aug 14, 2017

By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM

A 10-day observation period is recommended in dogs with mild clinical signs as most pathogens involved in this respiratory disease are viral.

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

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.

Free poster: Recognize your veterinary nurses

FIRSTLINE - Aug 10, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Do your clients know how hard your veterinary nurses are working to protect and preserve the health of their pets? Here's how to boost your nurses' cred in your hospital.

Photo packages

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?

The faces of chronic pain in the veterinary clinic

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 20, 2017

By Mindy Valcarcel, Editor, Medicine Channel Director, Robin Downing, DVM, DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP, CVA, MS

The last thing you want is to allow a pet to experience or subsist in pain. Take a trip through this photo gallery to make sure your pain detector is set on high and ready to take action.

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.