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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

Vet life transitions: The next step in a veterinary career

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 18, 2018

By Emily Tincher, DVM, Marshall Liger, CVT, CVPM, Jerilynn Weisshaar, DVM

Three veterinary professionals share their stories of what it was like to emerge from one stage of a career to the next: the fears, the joys—and the complete surprises.

New year, new partnerships for AVMA groups

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 17, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

The AVMA announces single umbrella trust for AVMA LIFE and AVMA PLIT, as well as collaboration with Veterinary Medical Association Executives.

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.

Clinical updates

Osteoarthritis management update

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 19, 2018

By David Dycus, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

Veterinarians should recognize that treatment now comes in many forms, says Dr. David Dycus.

Not another shedding question …

VETTED - Jan 16, 2018

By Darin Dell, DVM, DACVD

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.

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.

Practice life and business

Does your on-hold music stink?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 19, 2018

By James Randolph, DVM

It's time to check what your veterinary clients are listening to.

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.

Teamwork and communication

Are you the veterinary tooth fairy?

FIRSTLINE - Jan 18, 2018

By Roger Zinn, CVPM

The elusive, bicuspid-loving tooth fairy is making money from her work with teeth. Are you?

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.

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

20 tips to survive a veterinary hospital construction project

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 18, 2018

By Dan Chapel, AIA, NCARB

Longtime veterinary architect Dan Chapel has tricks for keeping your sanity intact during this period of change.

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.