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The magic management formula for getting stuff done at your veterinary clinic

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Dec 11, 2017

Burn through your to-do list the right way with these easy steps from Dr. Dave Nicol.

Unlucky leaky Lucy: When that Labrador's gotta go gotta go right now

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 11, 2017

This update on treating urethral incontinence in dogs calls for less frequent administration of PPA, the most common form of treatment. Get the whole picture from veterinary internist Dr. India Lane.

Advice against insanity

VETTED - Dec 10, 2017

What did Fetch dvm360 attendees in San Diego learn from playing the new game Veterinarians Against Insanity?

Vetted: VetEc + VetMed, shaken not stirred

What you don’t know about starting a veterinary practice can kill you

VETTED - Dec 09, 2017

Are you committed to launching a practice? Dr. Karen Felsted has some advice that just might save you.

Fight dental marketing decay

VETTED - Nov 28, 2017

We don’t mean for this to be a kick in the teeth, but do you have a social media plan for talking about National Pet Dental Health Month with your veterinary clients? Try out these five tips in February, and then keep the dental education (and income) rolling all year long.

Go to war for your online pharmacy

VETTED - Nov 28, 2017

Don't die on the hill for your dwindling in-house pharmacy. See whether this doctor's story could help win your veterinary practice a victory in the coming years.

Breaking news

Unlucky leaky Lucy: When that Labrador's gotta go gotta go right now

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 11, 2017

By Sarah J. Wooten, DVM

This update on treating urethral incontinence in dogs calls for less frequent administration of PPA, the most common form of treatment. Get the whole picture from veterinary internist Dr. India Lane.

Meet the 2017 Practice Manager of the Year, Rebecca Rowe

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 08, 2017

By Hannah Wagle, Assistant Content Specialist

From part-time veterinary receptionist to this year’s recipient of the dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year award, here’s how Rebecca Rowe earned the title.

Eye injuries associated with application of Osurnia and Claro, FDA warns

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 06, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Veterinary ear drugs have accidentally contacted eyes of both people and dogs, causing harm and irritation, according to reports.

Clinical updates

Tick tock, it's time to raise your arachnid radar

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Dec 08, 2017

By Sarah J. Wooten, DVM

Much less of an occasional blip and more of a perpetual ping, the tick invasion is already in your area. Help your clients batten down the hatches and protect their pets.

New associates: Don't be daunted by clients (or yourself)

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Dec 08, 2017

By Hilal Dogan, BVSc

Veterinary medicine in the real world rarely follows what you’ve studied in your textbooks—often because of two human variables: yourself and your clients. Here are some tips on how to gain confidence, own your expertise and communicate effectively about three different topics and procedures you’re sure to encounter as a newly-minted associate veterinarian.

A strong veterinarian-farrier relationship is just plain horse sense

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 07, 2017

By Ed Kane, PhD

Collaborative partnerships between equine veterinarians and farriers support healthier hooves and horses.

Practice life and business

The magic management formula for getting stuff done at your veterinary clinic

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Dec 11, 2017

By Dave Nicol, BVMS, Cert. Mgmt MRCVS

Burn through your to-do list the right way with these easy steps from Dr. Dave Nicol.

Advice against insanity

VETTED - Dec 10, 2017

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

What did Fetch dvm360 attendees in San Diego learn from playing the new game Veterinarians Against Insanity?

Nobody needs "rage meetings"

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Dec 08, 2017

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

Veterinary team members made mistakes in this fictional case study from Fetch dvm360 educator Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM. But was the doctor more interested in blaming than finding solutions?

Teamwork and communication

New managers: Feeling cornered? Here’s help

FIRSTLINE - Dec 09, 2017

By Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM

Veterinary management consultant Bash Halow held a roundtable with practice managers and asked them what they wish they’d known before stepping into their roles.

A starting guide for new receptionists

FIRSTLINE - Dec 08, 2017

By Rebecca Rowe, CVPM

You're the hello and goodbye to every client, and the guiding hand of the veterinary practice. Here's how to make sure you're being the best you can be.

Talking to pet owners about the “blue dot”

FIRSTLINE - Dec 08, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

We can do better than, “Look, it doesn’t mean your dog has a tick-borne disease, but it doesn’t not mean that.”

Photo packages

4 dead design fads in veterinary clinics

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Nov 30, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Veterinary architect Ashley Shoults, AIA, considers a quartet of once-stylish-now-troubling veterinary hospital design fads that are fixable (we promise!).

Enrich your space with retail

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Nov 29, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

You’ve made the leap of faith to implement retail in your practice. Now what? Here are some inspirational photos to help get you started.

Photo gallery: Banfield comes to the aid of pets in Puerto Rico

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 07, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Veterinarians and team members, with the help of the Banfield charity, have been working to keep pets on the island safe and healthy in the wake of disaster.

Hospital design

Your new veterinary facility is done! Now what?

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Dec 07, 2017

By Sarah Mouton Dowdy, Associate Content Specialist

OK—you can remove the hard hat now, but don’t get too relaxed. More change may be ahead.

Should I use luxury vinyl tile in my veterinary hospital?

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Dec 05, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

It's a new product, explain the experts of the Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference. Your mileage may vary.

4 dead design fads in veterinary clinics

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Nov 30, 2017

By dvm360.com staff

Veterinary architect Ashley Shoults, AIA, considers a quartet of once-stylish-now-troubling veterinary hospital design fads that are fixable (we promise!).