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Breaking news

Texas A&M Dean Eleanor Green appointed as AAVMC president

dvm360.com - Jul 28, 2015

By dvm360.com staff

President-elect, board members also named at veterinary college association's annual conference.

Salmonella, sterility concerns prompt recalls of pet food and compounded drugs

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 27, 2015

By dvm360.com staff

Bravo Pet Foods, Nature’s Variety recall raw food diets; Moses Lake Professional Pharmacy recalls sterile compounded drugs.

AVMA delegates reject changes to veterinary school accreditation process

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 27, 2015

By dvm360.com staff

House of Delegates representatives say focus should be on other, more pressing matters.

Clinical updates

Journal Scan: High-frequency sounds can lead to seizures in some older cats

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 29, 2015

By Avi Blake, DVM

Crinkling paper. Clinking glasses. Even deaf cats with a newly defined epileptic syndrome can suffer neurologic effects when exposed to sounds such as these.

Cat care game-changer: The feline care toolkit

dvm360.com - Nov 01, 2013

By dvm360.com staff

This toolkit delivers team training, free client handouts, exam room education strategies and more, all designed to make it as easy as possible for veterinarians and their teams to discuss feline care and wellness with clients. (With an educational grant provided by CATalyst Council)

Diagnosing feline hyperthyroidism: It's not always as simple as it seems

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 27, 2015

By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM

Don't rely too heavily on T4 concentrations since cats can have a false elevation.

Practice life and business

What should a mobile veterinarian know about hiring an associate?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jul 30, 2015

By Lisa Aumiller, DVM

Audition candidates to ensure a new hire matches your practice’s identity and connects with clients.

I was a 23-year-old veterinary practice manager

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jul 21, 2015

By Jessica Manning, CVPM

This Practice Manager of the Year nominee shares her experience overseeing older, more experienced team members.

Teamwork and communication

Back office blunders: Talk to my pet’s psychic

FIRSTLINE - Jul 29, 2015

By Sarah J. Wooten, DVM, Oriana D. Scislowicz, BS, LVT

Some clients' behavior becomes clinic legend. But how do you react when it's actually happening?

How Oreo learned to like the vet

FIRSTLINE - Jul 28, 2015

By dvm360.com staff

Proof positive that no pet is a lost cause.

A low-stress approach to IV catheter placement

FIRSTLINE - Jul 24, 2015

By Ciera Miller, CVT

When you’re placing an IV catheter, it’s important to keep minimizing the pet’s stress a constant priority.

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A low-stress approach to IV catheter placement

FIRSTLINE - Jul 24, 2015

By Ciera Miller, CVT

When you’re placing an IV catheter, it’s important to keep minimizing the pet’s stress a constant priority.

Confessions: Eau de parvo, flea control by fence and your funniest secrets yet

dvm360.com - Jul 20, 2015

By dvm360.com staff

Our eleven favorite LOL-worthy vet confessions.

7 steps to bring the pop back to veterinary team meetings

FIRSTLINE - Jul 14, 2015

By Oriana D. Scislowicz, BS, LVT

Try these boredom busters to bring the fun back to your team training meetings.

Hospital design

Clinic design with Fear-Free in mind

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 01, 2015

By dvm360.com staff

Veterinary architect Heather Lewis shares her tips for eliminating pets’ stress, starting with design.

What do you do when veterinary staff members break equipment?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jul 16, 2015

By Jeff Rothstein, DVM, MBA

Training and communication are your best bets when it comes to preventing accidents.

How isolated should you be?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jul 01, 2015

By dvm360.com staff

Experts are divided on how much separation is best for these infectious patients.