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 Fetch dvm360 conferences. 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.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 28, 2017
A medical waste compactor that's been in the market for years now poses the question, "Do you need to keep paying a company to pick up your medical waste?" The answer may be "no."
VETTED - Mar 28, 2017
OK, maybe that's strong language. But parasites are on pet owners' minds, and for the health of your patients and business, they should be on yours, says this multi-practice owner.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 27, 2017
Pet owners every day are asking that question—or thinking it—when it comes to your veterinary business. Consider this new survey from a veterinary smartphone app company.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Mar 01, 2017
One of our favorite exotic vet sits down to talk with us about her new book, the big pet-killing mystery she solved, and explain why it's awesome—and sometimes nerve-racking—for cat and dog vets to treat exotics. (Bonus tip: Oral penicillin kills rabbits, folks. Beware!)
FIRSTLINE - Feb 28, 2017
Would your veterinary team members or pet owners want to check out these funny pet photos and submit some of their own to this new contest?
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
Playful products 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.