Authors


Jess Trimble, DVM

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How should you charge for your digital expertise?

Smart reimbursement strategies for adapting to telehealth


Nicole Shuey, BS, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)

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Sweet dreams: Use of low-dose dexmedetomidine for perioperative management of canine insulinoma

Judicious use of dexmedetomidine can be a useful adjunct in the management of dogs undergoing surgery to remove this pancreatic tumor.


Dan Croft

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How veterinary practices can thrive despite COVID-19

A healthcare financial expert shares strategies for increasing sales and traffic at your practice despite changes brought on by the pandemic.



Elizabeth J. Meiman, DVM

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Case report: canine spinal cord nephroblastoma

Long-term prognosis is encouraging after cytoreductive surgery and radiation therapy in a young pug-beagle crossbreed.


Russell Miller, DVM

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5 pillars of success for building a stronger veterinary practice

A practice owner’s perspective on the founding principles for a successful practice


Katina Carter, DVM

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Tips for getting difficult patients to take their parasitic preventive medication

What pet parents can do to stay informed about parasitic prevention, plus the high cost of treatment vs prevention.



Peter Evans

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New Reality TV Show Takes Viewers Inside 'Animal ER'

The show, which debuts on Nat Geo WILD, features a Houston veterinary hospital.


Anthony A. Mahan, Esq, MBA

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Preventive Legal Health: Legal Risks of Bad Veterinary Recordkeeping

In veterinary practice, proper recordkeeping must be kept in order to prevent legal risks and repercussions.


Kelly Jackson

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What to Consider When Selling a Veterinary Practice

Whether you are considering leaving your practice now or sometime in the future, having a succession plan in place will simplify the process whenever that time comes.


Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, MS, DABVP (Feline Practice)

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Feline Euthanasia - Part 2: Clinical Considerations and Technical Recommendations

Whether the procedure is performed in the clinic or at home, the veterinary team should always have the cat’s mental health and physical comfort and the owner’s feelings top of mind.


Meredith Rogers, MS, CMPP

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Synthetic Cadavers for Surgical Training

Maintaining the ethics of animal care while meeting the educational needs of students is becoming easier with new technologies and practices.


Keith Drayer

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Take Advantage of the Section 179 Tax Deduction

Practices interested in investing in new equipment or building upgrades may want to consider doing it before the end of the year.



Tina Han, DVM

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Feline Euthanasia - Part 2: Clinical Considerations and Technical Recommendations

Whether the procedure is performed in the clinic or at home, the veterinary team should always have the cat’s mental health and physical comfort and the owner’s feelings top of mind.


John L. Meyer, PhD

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3 Steps to Resolving Conflict

Mitigating conflict between team members requires a concerted effort. Here’s an effective approach that leaves everyone feeling like a winner.


Nate Hendrikse

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4 Common Practice Budgeting Questions Answered

Maintaining a monthly budget is one of the keys to financial success for veterinary practice owners.


Shannon Pecora

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The Digital Path to Client Education and Compliance

Social media is a great tool to reach pet owners and ensure they follow recommendations.


Melinda Kibler

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Gen Xers Must Step Up Retirement Savings

If you're a member of Generation X ”in the range of 35 to 51 years old” and aren't saving enough for retirement, start now.


Nicola M. Parry, BVSc, MRCVS, MSc, DipACVP, ELS

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Controlling Subclinical Ketosis in Cattle Can Cut Antimicrobial Use

Researchers find that reducing risk of subclinical ketosis (SCK) in cows can reduce the use of antimicrobials to treat associated infectious diseases.


Jared Kaltwasser

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Veterinarians Push Back Against Montreal's Anti-Pit Bull Legislation

As Montreal city officials move to pass aggressive anti-pit bull legislation, the province's veterinary organization is urging members to think carefully before complying with city euthanisia orders.


Darby Affeldt, DVM

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Pay Your (Future) Self First

Attaining financial health requires a complex balance of spending some, saving more, being satisfied with less, and mitigating risks.


Katie Kosko

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Breaking Barriers: New Drug Shows Promise in Treating Cachexia

A recent study found promise in a new drug that treats cachexia, a progressive wasting syndrome. The trial is currently in canine patients, with hopes to move to human patients in the future.


Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP

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One Health: New Term, Ancient Concept

The One Health Initiative website has been serving as a global repository for all news and information pertaining to One Health since 2008.


David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS

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Letter to the Editor (February 2018)

A letter from one reader regarding a previous article on a canine ACL reconstruction procedure.


By Natalie Stilwell, DVM, MS, PhD

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Complications Associated With Arterial Catheterization in Cats

In a retrospective study of 35 cats, most complications were minor, and none led to death.


Paul Jacobs

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10 Reasons to Sell a Mutual Fund Other Than Poor Performance

There are at least 10 good reasons for dumping a mutual fund or an ETF besides poor performance.


Carole Ellis

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Indulge Comfortably on St. Patrick's Day: Beer & Dark Chocolate Good for the Gut

If you plan on joining the estimated 33 million people worldwide planning to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an estimated 13 million pints of Guinness, then go ahead and take March 18 off from your healthy habits.


Stacy Pursell, CPC, CERS

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WANTED: High-quality Veterinary Job Candidates

The law of supply and demand is transforming the veterinary profession, and the sky is the limit for many new grads.

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