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Vet confessions on student debt

VETTED - Oct 05, 2018

Read the real reactions your colleagues in the veterinary world feel regarding their student debt.

What should veterinary clients do with all those sharps?

VETTED - Oct 02, 2018

Help your clients keep out of a sticky situation when they have a pet that needs injections by advising them of proper disposal technique.

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.

Breaking news

New equine vets: The tools you need to start off on the right hoof

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 15, 2018

By Kyle Palmer, CVT

You have the veterinary degree. Now you need the equipment so your business can break into a gallop. Here’s some guidance on what you should buy now and what can wait until later.

Finding freedom: The smart way to leave your student debt behind

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 15, 2018

By Stephen Brinker, MBA

It keeps you awake at night. It overshadows every life decision. It may even make you question your career choice. But you can be free of the soul-sucking burden of your veterinary student debt—as long as you have the right information and the right plan.

Genes and cancer: Hot trend in veterinary product development

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 13, 2018

By Kristi Reimer Fender, News Channel Director

KC Animal Health Corridor event showcases innovative technology that may eventually help veterinarians diagnose and treat malignancies of all types.

Clinical updates

Share this heap of praise that will be music to your techs' ears

Oct 15, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

In anticipation of this year's Veterinary Technician Week, these veterinary professionals were ready to discuss the absolute good of techs.

Compelling updates in veterinary surgery

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 12, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Specialist says localized and minimally invasive is where it's at.

DJD calls for TLC: Identify and relieve cats’ pain and disability

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 11, 2018

By Jennifer Gaumnitz, Senior Content Specialist

When cats in your practice have degenerative joint disease (and the majority do), are you recognizing the related pain and debilitation? Your TLC—an accurate diagnosis, multimodal management and simple environmental modifications—can bring comfort to these cats and their owners.

Practice life and business

Personal accounts: Fetching a bit of education, plus fun with family

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Oct 12, 2018

By Anonymous

This associate started the week by finishing up a veterinary continuing education conference and then digging into a more normal work week, with a bonus of spending a little time with her extended family.

Veterinary team building with football—even for sports haters

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Oct 11, 2018

By Brian Conrad, CVPM

Foster rivalries (and, yes, camaraderie) on your crew.

Student tip: Keep loan interest in check with a few bucks a day

VETTED - Oct 11, 2018

By Patrick Crannell

Knowledge is power, and a simple formula can help even poverty-stricken veterinary students keep debt from snowballing.

Teamwork and communication

Not sure what your veterinary technicians can do? Ask them

FIRSTLINE - Oct 15, 2018

By Brian Conrad, CVPM

You may be leaving clinic efficiencies on the table by under utilizing staff superstars.

Wanna be a vet? Read this.

FIRSTLINE - Oct 15, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Share this short, to-the-point algorithm with anybody who's on the road to vet school ... or just starting to dream about a career as someone who TOTALLY spends ALL DAY playing with cute puppies and kittens (sarcasm, people).

Print: 'You're one heck of a tech!'

FIRSTLINE - Oct 14, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Let the technicians in your veterinary practice know that their daily bum-busting and all-around awesomeness are not going unnoticed with these printable notes. (We like to think of them as verbal high fives.)

Photo packages

Vet confessions: Find someone to lean on

dvm360.com - Oct 01, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Veterinary professionals lean toward introversion most of the time, but there’s value in fostering the connections in your life.

Don’t break your break room

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Sep 28, 2018

By Vicki Pollard, CVT, AIA

You need to save money, but are you sure your veterinary hospital break room needs to be a dark, cramped closet? Here are four things to boost hospital comfort and ease stress on the most important people in your hospital: your team.

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?

Hospital design

Design for surgical (suite) precision

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Oct 04, 2018

By David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS-SA

This veterinary surgeon has seen it all ... installed in the wrong places. Here are a few things to think about in your surgical suite when you build a new hospital or knock the walls around in your current one.

Best of break rooms

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Oct 01, 2018

By Wayne Usiak, AIA

Veterinary architect shares the features that teams love.

Don’t break your break room

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Sep 28, 2018

By Vicki Pollard, CVT, AIA

You need to save money, but are you sure your veterinary hospital break room needs to be a dark, cramped closet? Here are four things to boost hospital comfort and ease stress on the most important people in your hospital: your team.