Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director - UBM Americas, Veterinary
Brendan Howard oversees veterinary business, practice management and life-balance content for dvm360.com, dvm360 magazine, Firstline and Vetted, and plans the Practice Management track at all three CVC shows. Brendan has proudly served under the Veterinary Economics and dvm360 banners for more than 10 years. Before that, he worked as a journalist, writer and editor at Entrepreneur magazine and a top filmed entertainment magazine in Southern California. Brendan received a Masters in English Literature from University of California, Riverside, in 1999.
VETTED - Feb 09, 2017
New KPI trackers. Funny client education materials. Better ways to manage medical records. All this and more in our business-focused roundup of stuff we heard about in meetings, saw on a show floor or caught word of so far this year!
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 02, 2017
Footage of Animal Planet’s Jeff Young, DVM, performing surgery with bare arms, no gown and no mask is "getting in the way of his message" of the importance of high-quality, high-volume veterinary care, say AVMA president and CEO.
VETTED - Jan 26, 2017
Chatfield shares her tips on finding an alternative career in veterinary medicine, her worries about the next big zoonotic disease, and her all-American approach to pet ownership.
Exotic-veterinarian-turned-author: Animals come from everywhere, and they all deserve good medical care
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 23, 2017
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.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 12, 2017
Companies can get burned online when employees accidentally post personal comments on company accounts or on company websites or accidentally expose customer information. Here's a tip to keep your work social media device free and clear.
FIRSTLINE - Jan 06, 2017
Three choices for the killer cat (literally) in your life.
VETTED - Dec 27, 2016
Frequent hand washing to protect yourself, your team and your patients also means painful hands with dry, cracked skin. Don't just live with it ... lotion up.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Dec 13, 2016
Better vaccinations, kinder physical exams and taking time to relax and reward pets in the veterinary practice are all crucial parts of creating a lower-stress visit. But if you don't tell pet owners why you're doing and why, you're leaving it to them to guess.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 09, 2016
This Missouri native, Georgia transplant and firm believer in education and mentoring is this year's winner of the elite dvm360/Veterinary Hospital Managers Association award.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Nov 30, 2016
VETTED - Nov 22, 2016
Feline heartworm has been diagnosed in all 50 states, and it was important enough the American Association of Feline Practitioners crafted an entire campaign about it. So why don't veterinary technicians talk about preventive care as much as they could?
FIRSTLINE - Nov 17, 2016
Make your day in veterinary practice and life easier. Get your urgent work reminders, big life projects and personal #goals out of your head and into a reminder and task management system.
VETTED - Nov 11, 2016
Some veterinary hospitals build hospitality stations with pleasant-smelling extras, and others skip the design and go straight for the smell. Take your pick, just do it. We can smell your hospital from over here ...
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 08, 2016
The American Royal, begun as the National Hereford Show in 1899, will hop state lines for a bigger, better facility for its horse and livestock shows, rodeos and agriculture education center.