You may never have considered that tick genera have personalities but Dr. Susan Little has. She may not have given them a Rorschach's inkblot test, but she does give us some insight into their personalities, which also gives us insight into what to expect in an infestation.
For many young veterinarians, buying a practice is a logical career move. But Denise Tumblin, CPA, says that just as when learning medicine, they need to find and lean on the right resources and mentors first.
Ann Wortinger, LVT, VTS (nutrition), serves up nutrition facts on gluten-free, raw and other marketed diets and dishes advice for team members who want to start the nutrition discussion with pet owners. Firstline Editor Portia Stewart interviews.
The costs of doing business go up—but the ability to charge more doesn’t. Still loving the profession, Dr. Jeff Werber, a Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board member, talks about the troubles he’s seen.
Often even routine medical procedures on large carnivores require that the animal be anesthetized. Here, Ryan DeVoe, DVM, MSpVM, DACZM, DABVP, clinical veterinarian with Disney’s Animal Kingdom, tells a tale of his staff staying chilled out while attending to a polar bear.
Due to the scope of remodel and design projects, a trip to the Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference might seem like a career one-off. Not so, says Dr. Robert Shurtleff, who made a second visit in 2014. Listen as he shares his story with dvm360 Content Director Marnette Falley.