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Your Veterinary Voice Episode 12: Drs. Sherman (MS, DACVS) and Debra (CCRT, CVA, DACVSMR) Canapp

VETTED - Apr 22, 2017

They were into rehab before rehab was hot. Hear how this husband-and-wife duo, who split their practice right down the middle between orthopedic surgery and rehab, started up and their excited takes on internet-smart clients and flyball (you’ll know after you listen).

Rate my job: A veterinary pie chart

VETTED - Apr 21, 2017

How many times have you heard, "It must be so fun to play with puppies all day!"?

Busting out the big questions on medical protocols, patient care and client satisfaction: Is it better or worse in corporate?

VETTED - Apr 15, 2017

"Corporate medicine" means different things to different people, and those differences of opinion are creating fragments in the profession. We're busting out the big question: Can we come together, or is it up to everyone to go their own way?

Cancer cells can’t take the heat

VETTED - Apr 14, 2017

You won't believe what this heating pad could do for veterinary oncology cases.

FUR REAL: Your new resource for veterinary products information

VETTED - Apr 12, 2017

dvm360.com has launched a product directory that lets you see products available to help your team and your patients in any (seriously—any!) area of your practice. Check it out.

Photo gallery: An exclusive peek at the animals of the National Geographic Photo Ark

VETTED - Apr 12, 2017

Your chance to lay eyes on just a few of the many faces you can meet as part of this project to pictorially capture all animals in captivity.

Breaking news

Making time for equine

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 24, 2017

By Kyle Palmer, CVT

When it comes to equine scheduling in a mixed animal practice, be the hero your equine specialists need.

When a microchip raises more questions than it answers

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 23, 2017

By Andrew Rollo, DVM

What do you do when you find a microchip at your veterinary practice and the pet owner says "no," you can't scan it? Here's how I handle it.

Why outside investors want in on the veterinary profession

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 22, 2017

By Michael Dicks, PhD

Economic indicators for veterinary medicine are not all rosy. And still private equity is pouring in to buy veterinary practices. Here’s where they see potential.

Clinical updates

Pain management and Microlactin: Got milk?

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 24, 2017

By Robin Downing, DVM, MS, DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP

This milk protein concentrate from the milk of hyperimmunized cows, should be your next big moo-ve toward managing pain in feline patients

5 tips to tackle otitis externa

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 21, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

This CVC educator and Iowa State University faculty member breaks down some ear-cleaning basics every general practitioner can put to work today.

When it comes to dental radiography, do you know what’s normal?

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 20, 2017

By Hilal Dogan, BVSc

You have to have a solid understanding of the basics—and what’s normal—before you can leap to abnormal, says Dr. Barden Greenfield.

Practice life and business

If I could write a letter to me…

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Apr 24, 2017

By Sarah J. Wooten, DVM

Twenty-year-old me was a strung-out vet med student who would come to learn five great life lessons after she graduated. And they’re lessons every veterinary professional should hold close.

5 things that can go wrong in a veterinary practice sale

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Apr 23, 2017

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

In years of evaluating no-value, low-value veterinary hospitals and practice sales that have fallen through, I've seen my share of these problems. Don't make them yours.

Your Veterinary Voice Episode 12: Drs. Sherman (MS, DACVS) and Debra (CCRT, CVA, DACVSMR) Canapp

VETTED - Apr 22, 2017

By Debra Canapp, DVM, CCRT, CVA, DACVSMR, Sherman O. Canapp, Jr., DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR, CCRT, Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

They were into rehab before rehab was hot. Hear how this husband-and-wife duo, who split their practice right down the middle between orthopedic surgery and rehab, started up and their excited takes on internet-smart clients and flyball (you’ll know after you listen).

Teamwork and communication

The Pizza Principle

FIRSTLINE - Apr 24, 2017

By Kristine Suszczynski

Here's what pizza can teach you about appreciating your veterinary practice managers and owners.

Stop the perpetual otitis resurgence

FIRSTLINE - Apr 21, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Two veterinary client communication tips to tip the scales of a long-term healthy ear in your favor.

Fear Free, high value continuing education? #skeptical

FIRSTLINE - Apr 18, 2017

By Kyle Palmer, CVT

I didn't believe a lower stress approach could make a difference in our veterinary practice … until CVC made a convert of our assistant manager. Here's what we've learned in the process (and how my skepticism has turned to genuine appreciation).

Photo packages

Pardon our mess—veterinary team at work

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Apr 05, 2017

By Ashley Griffin

No closed-for-construction days here. Find out how Village Veterinary Clinic of Hamburg continued business as usual while building their dream clinic next door.

Your veterinary clinic cat takes an assistant

FIRSTLINE - Apr 02, 2017

By CC the Clinic Cat

Your clinic cat welcomes your new veterinary team member in true cat fashion, with hazing, demands and--ultimately--a rather flattering job offer.

Vet Confessionals: Corporate, owning and the almighty dollar

VETTED - Mar 30, 2017

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

Don't get discouraged by confessions like these. Sympathize, realize you're not alone, and know you have choices. You can "go your own way" ...

Hospital design

Talk to your veterinary architect (and get what you need)

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Apr 18, 2017

By Wayne Usiak, AIA

CVC educator Wayne Usiak, AIA, shares common (but avoidable!) client mistakes—Are YOU guilty of these?"

2017 Veterinary Economics Hospital Design People's Choice Award winner: Carolina Ranch Animal Hospital & Resort

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Apr 18, 2017

By Katie James, dvm360 Associate Content Specialist

The people have chosen! Check out all the details of this freestanding small animal practice with boarding facility in North Carolina.

Designing Fear Free: Get your ideas out there

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Apr 11, 2017

By Heather E. Lewis, AIA

If the plan is too crazy or expensive, your architect will rein you in!