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The best laid scenes o' mice and men

VETTED - Jan 17, 2017

Views of tempting creations for a small species have spread quickly via word of mouse.

Intraoral radiographs: Take the giant leap

VETTED - Jan 17, 2017

Five reasons you'll be over the moon about that veterinary dental radiography unit.

Veterinary loans don’t HAVE to be scary

VETTED - Jan 13, 2017

Feel out of your depth talking the practice owner into a new piece of expensive equipment or planning your own startup or practice purchase? You’re not alone. Here’s the short answer to, “What do I need to think about when I borrow a lot of money?”

Veterinary resolutions: A dvm360 pie chart

VETTED - Jan 05, 2017

Veterinary professionals have their own set of resolutions, and the rest of the world wouldn't possibly understand.

Fleas, ticks got clients hopping mad?

VETTED - Jan 05, 2017

When a flea, tick or heartworm preventive doesn't work, this veterinary practice manager doesn't point fingers. Here's why.

The dentistry pep talk you need

VETTED - Dec 27, 2016

If cleanings and extractions aren't flowing like water spray during dental procedures, let veterinary dentistry advocate Dave Nicol, BVMS, get you pumped.

Breaking news

2 tips for better oral tumor biopsies

dvm360.com - Jan 23, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

CVC educator Barden Greenfield, DVM, DAVDC, shared a lot of advice about oral tumor types, diagnosis and treatment in a recent session. Here are two tips that stood out to one interested attendee.

Exotic-veterinarian-turned-author: Animals come from everywhere, and they all deserve good medical care

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 23, 2017

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

Practice owner and newly published memoirist Dr. Laurie Hess sat down with us at CVC San Diego for an exclusive Q&A about her new book, a big sugar glider mystery, her take on practice management—and managing nosy neighbors.

Final horse soring rule could lead to legal action

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 21, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Some applaud USDA’s final ruling on safeguards against soring. Organizations in the Tennessee walking horse industry threaten legal action.

Clinical updates

3 critical updates in veterinary emergency medicine

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 23, 2017

By Justine Lee, DVM; DACVECC; DABT; CEO, VETgirl

Dr. Justine Lee lays out three important changes in protocol for your critical veterinary patients.

Canine lymphoma drug granted conditional FDA approval

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 20, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Colorado State University researchers observed positive activity in up to 80 percent of canine lymphoma patients receiving Tanovea-CA1, which should be available nationwide this spring.

Not your grandpa's canine leptospirosis cases

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 19, 2017

By Sarah J. Wooten, DVM

My how things have changed regarding which dogs to suspect this infectious disease in, how to diagnose it and more.

Practice life and business

A day in the life of a veterinary student

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 20, 2017

By Michael Nappier, DVM, DABVP

Ever wondered how veterinary school has changed since you graduated? Here’s what my students at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine do in a busy day.

My snake of a brother stole $200K from my veterinary practice

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 20, 2017

By Anonymous

A lawyer once said how lucky I was to have my brother overseeing my finances. Guess again.

Toxic employee or superstar: Who has a greater impact?

VETTED - Jan 19, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

According to the Harvard Business Review, you’re better off avoiding the poison than going for glory when hiring for your veterinary practice.

Teamwork and communication

Manager-in–the-middle: Stop triangulated conversation

FIRSTLINE - Jan 23, 2017

By Oriana D. Scislowicz, BS, LVT

Face-to-face is the best way to resolve conflict.

Your toxic team is hurting her

FIRSTLINE - Jan 20, 2017

By Portia Stewart, Editor, Team Channel Director

Veterinary team, heal thyself. Are you consumed by your feelings? If you want to improve the medical care you offer, start by fixing your toxic team.

Squirt a little ‘magic’ in that hissing cat’s mouth

FIRSTLINE - Jan 20, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Veterinary anesthesia and analgesia expert Tasha McNerney makes a case for kitty magic and describes how to deliver it to particularly peevish cats.

Photo packages

Civility codes, explained

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 18, 2017

By Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM

Is your veterinary hospital certified civil?

Quick quiz: What IS that?

FIRSTLINE - Dec 15, 2016

By Portia Stewart, Editor, Team Channel Director

Can your keen eye spot the species and the body part in each of these photos?

Year in review: The top 10 veterinary news stories of 2016

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 05, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

Peruse our highly clicked-on headline collection from this year—and draw your own conclusions about how the profession fared this year.

Hospital design

Small change: Huge impact

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 18, 2017

By Heather E. Lewis, AIA

If your reception area could use a refresh, start with the reception desk says veterinary architect Heather Lewis. That one change will make a big difference in your space.

Veterinary loans don’t HAVE to be scary

VETTED - Jan 13, 2017

By Tom McFerson, CPA, ABV

Feel out of your depth talking the practice owner into a new piece of expensive equipment or planning your own startup or practice purchase? You’re not alone. Here’s the short answer to, “What do I need to think about when I borrow a lot of money?”

Veterinary patients hate each other

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 05, 2017

By Heather E. Lewis, AIA

Species separation: Pets like it, clients want it.