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4 ways to ruin your surgical space

VETTED - Sep 21, 2018

You dream of performing surgery in a flawlessly designed, perfectly executed veterinary surgical suite. But the reality is often less-than-perfect.

How to make a great impression (smear)

VETTED - Sep 14, 2018

When it comes to diagnosing that crusty veterinary patient with otitis, Dr. Laura Wilson says you’re gonna need to put your best cytology slide forward.

A veterinary surgeon’s take on designing an operating room

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Sep 10, 2018

You know the layout of these spaces is important. Here’s what a boarded surgeon thinks is crucial to include.

If these shelves could talk ...

VETTED - Sep 04, 2018

... they'd be a fairy tale of pet-care happy endings, or a horror movie about not enough, or too much, on the shelves. Here are short answers to five frequently asked inventory questions you can share with everyone on your hospital team that can help explain the importance of inventory management in a pet hospital and get the basics right.

Minimally invasive ways to bring Fear Free to veterinary surgery

VETTED - Aug 30, 2018

Tips for reducing fear, anxiety and stress in your surgical patients (and the people who own them).

So you really want to increase profits?

VETTED - Aug 29, 2018

Free vaccines! Loyalty points! Dental care discounts!

Breaking news

The latest on the Veterinary Nurse Initiative

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 22, 2018

By Kristi Reimer Fender, News Channel Director

Banfield industry summit offers an update on the profession’s efforts to change technicians’ title to “registered veterinary nurse.”

FDA alerts veterinarians, pet owners about neurologic risks associated with isoxazolines

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 20, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Newest class of flea and tick preventive generates reports of muscle tremors, ataxia, seizures; agency says products still safe for majority of animals.

A champion of chimps and dreams

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 20, 2018

By Sarah Mouton Dowdy, Associate Content Specialist

Dr. Raven Jackson-Jewett landed the job of her dreams when she became the attending veterinarian at a chimpanzee sanctuary. Now she wants to inspire and invite others to follow in her footsteps—especially fellow minorities.

Clinical updates

Otitis quandary: To pluck or not to pluck hair in the ear?

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Sep 21, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Get a cutting answer from this veterinary dermatology expert before you see your next case.

Treating canine otitis: So many options—how do I choose?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 21, 2018

By Lynette Cole, DVM, MS, DACVD

Topicals, systemics, antibacterials, antifungals, glucocorticoids … The list of potential therapies is long, but with the right diagnostic information and patient history details, you can formulate a regimen that gets those ears under control.

Handling behavior issues in older pets

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Sep 20, 2018

By Julia Albright, MA, DVM, DACVB

Veterinarians are in the perfect position to guide pet owners though a potentially distressing situation.

Practice life and business

Do you know your competition? Google 'veterinarians near me'

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Sep 21, 2018

By Bill Schroeder

Research who you're up against right in your own ZIP code.

4 ways to ruin your surgical space

VETTED - Sep 21, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

You dream of performing surgery in a flawlessly designed, perfectly executed veterinary surgical suite. But the reality is often less-than-perfect.

The otitis case that changed my business

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Sep 14, 2018

By Kathryn Primm, DVM

When the owner of a Lhasa apso with chronic otitis refused to bring her dog in for a recheck, I turned the problem into a new policy at my veterinary hospital.

Teamwork and communication

Pet owners must be reachable when pets are under anesthesia

FIRSTLINE - Sep 21, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

This veterinary technician recommends keeping open lines of communication when you might need the go-ahead for dental procedures.

Are you 'earing what I’m saying?

FIRSTLINE - Sep 14, 2018

By Michael Nappier, DVM, DABVP

Five hard truths that veterinary technicians should tell veterinarians about otitis visits. (And if they're not, maybe they should be.)

Ask Katie: The building blocks of team building

FIRSTLINE - Sep 12, 2018

By Katie Adams, CVPM

Where’s the jumping-off point for jumping into veterinary team building activities? Here are a few of my favorite resources.

Photo packages

Meet the 2018 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year finalists

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 18, 2018

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

These 10 top-notch finalists are pros at tackling veterinary practice problems. How will they inspire you?

Fetch dvm360 doodle: 6 trends in vet med

FIRSTLINE - Aug 15, 2018

By Portia Stewart, Editor, Team Channel Director

From leveraging technicians and digital recruiting to consolidation and the Fear Free movement, check out Fetch dvm360 conference speaker Bash Halow's biggest predictions for 2020 and beyond.

A gallery of meow-sterpieces

FIRSTLINE - Aug 08, 2018

By Hannah Wagle, Assistant Content Specialist

Paintings become that much better with a pudgy tabby cat added into the mix, don’t you agree?

Hospital design

4 ways to ruin your surgical space

VETTED - Sep 21, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

You dream of performing surgery in a flawlessly designed, perfectly executed veterinary surgical suite. But the reality is often less-than-perfect.

Consider maintenance and image for veterinary clinic exteriors

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Sep 11, 2018

By Dan Chapel, AIA, NCARB

Brick used to be all the rage, but this architect says there are many great options now.

A veterinary surgeon’s take on designing an operating room

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Sep 10, 2018

By David Dycus, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

You know the layout of these spaces is important. Here’s what a boarded surgeon thinks is crucial to include.