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Not another shedding question …

VETTED - Jan 16, 2018

You know shedding is normal, but your veterinary clients (who are likely covered in dog or cat hair) may not. Here’s how to handle concerns about “excessive” shedding.

Reaching for declaw alternatives? Four products to recommend

VETTED - Jan 11, 2018

Miss Kitty would love these options for curbing her destructive scratching in the house.

Client handout: Lower stress for the sick cat

VETTED - Jan 10, 2018

Experts think conditions like feline idiopathic cystitis are exacerbated (maybe even caused) by the feline stress response. Once cats are sick, what can your veterinary clients do to lower stress for their sensitive cat? This handout can help.

Remind yourself about reminders

VETTED - Jan 05, 2018

Have you recently been reminded to remember to revisit your reminder system to remind pet owners about the importance of remembering their pet's care? Sorry, this sentence sounded better in our heads than written out. Let's just dive in ...

“Keep your paws off my claws”

VETTED - Jan 04, 2018

Feliscratch by Feliway might be the perfect solution to help cats keep their claws, cat owners keep their furniture and both keep their sanity.

Posts and tweets on: Toxicology

VETTED - Jan 02, 2018

Educate clients and avoid toxicosis cases with these prewritten social media messages.

Breaking news

Fire at San Luis Rey Training Center: A day of tragedy and heroism

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 16, 2018

By Ed Kane, PhD

Nearly 500 horses were on site when a California wildfire hit the property. Equine veterinarian Chuck Jenkins saw the disaster firsthand—and helped save as many lives as possible.

Aratana receives conditional approval for canine osteosarcoma vaccine

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 16, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Immunotherapy product may delay or prevent metastatic disease and prolong overall survival in veterinary patients.

Standing up to a storm

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 16, 2018

By Sarah A. Moser

Four veterinarians share stories of facing big change in their lives: divorce, death, illness, work stress. Find out how they braced themselves against harsh conditions in their personal lives.

Clinical updates

Journal Scan: Rabies revelation

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 08, 2018

By Michael Nappier, DVM, DABVP

A recent study proposes the first-ever molecular model for the cause of rabies infection-associated behavior.

Cough! Gasp! 'Is it my heart or my lungs, doc?'

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 04, 2018

By Sarah J. Wooten, DVM

When a veterinary patient presents with coughing, you know you must distinguish between a cardiac or respiratory cause. Which is it? This veterinary cardiologist helps you sort through your differentials.

One thing you're getting wrong in feline thoracic imaging

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 04, 2018

By Rachel Pollard, DVM, PhD, DACVR

According to Dr. Pollard, a radiograph alone won't give you the answer you're looking for when you suspect a veterinary patient's heart is abnormal.

Practice life and business

Think like a cat owner

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 16, 2018

By Melissa Tompkins, BS, CVPM

Get this right and you will build the bond with these discerning veterinary clients.

Social media: What’s in (and out)

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 16, 2018

By Sarah J. Wooten, DVM

No one’s reading your veterinary hospital’s e-newsletter anymore? Try these marketing formats instead.

Veterinarians: Unplug from the Matrix now

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 15, 2018

By Dave Nicol, BVMS, Cert. Mgmt MRCVS, Troy Van Horn

Dr. Dave Nicol says your quality of life is being compromised.

Teamwork and communication

They didn't teach us emotional intelligence in veterinary school

FIRSTLINE - Jan 16, 2018

By Oriana D. Scislowicz, BS, LVT

Dealing with co-workers can be as stressful as handling patients, says this vet tech.

Seize more fleas with these client communication tips

FIRSTLINE - Jan 16, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

5 ways to freshen up flea education at your veterinary practice.

Your dermatology cases are more than skin deep

FIRSTLINE - Jan 12, 2018

By Roger Zinn, CVPM

Dermatology cases make medical and financial sense as a focus for many veterinary hospitals.

Photo packages

Holistic treatment areas

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 15, 2018

By Katie James, dvm360 Associate Content Specialist

These spaces are functional and stress-reducing for veterinary patients and the teams working with them.

Light it up

VETTED - Jan 03, 2018

By Dan Chapel, AIA, NCARB

See examples of natural light infusing the veterinary hospital environment, and hear from this Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference speaker why you want as much as you can get (but don't get crazy).

dvm360's top 10 clinical videos of 2017

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 01, 2018

By Mindy Valcarcel, Editor, Medicine Channel Director

Scaredy cats, canine extractions, chronic diarrhea and anal sacculectomies were but a few of the veterinary clinical videos that drew the most attention in 2017.

Hospital design

Holistic treatment areas

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 15, 2018

By Katie James, dvm360 Associate Content Specialist

These spaces are functional and stress-reducing for veterinary patients and the teams working with them.

Has veterinary architect Dan Chapel ever put too much storage in a clinic floor plan?

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 11, 2018

By Dan Chapel, AIA, NCARB

Go high to increase storage and eliminate dust at the same time.

The biggest financial mistake in preparing for a veterinary hospital design project

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 04, 2018

By Gary I. Glassman, CPA

This CPA says get your document ducks in a row.