Commentary: Time for action on student debt
There are many changes we could make to lower veterinary student debt. Its past time to start on one or two: raise more money and cut preveterinary requirements.
Dealing with a discount leak
Price breaks for staff family members, hardship clients and rescue organizations are costing Dr. Reed's veterinary practice. His brilliant idea? Staff members should pay a percentage of the discount. Hold on, says his hospital administrator.
Dentals, mentors and impostor syndrome: Podcasts for veterinary professionals
Hungry for podcasts for veterinarians, team members and the pet owners you serve? Then this list is for you. Subscribe now (they're all free).
VHMA names new president
The Veterinary Hospital Managers Association has named its new president: Michelle Gonzalez-Bryant.
Street medicine in action: Providing veterinary care for San Diego's homeless
My experience with the Street Dog Coalition during the Fetch dvm360 conference provided insight, experience and ideas for my own community when it comes to caring for pets with no roof over their head.
Drug-resistant Campylobacter outbreak linked to puppies from pet stores
The CDC advises puppy owners to take precautions, including taking new pets to a veterinarian.
An update on tick control from Michael Dryden at Fetch dvm360
Well-known veterinary parasitologist discusses West Coast species, product options.
Hill's recall update: FDA finds systematic failure in safety procedures
A warning letter from the FDA to Hill's outlines the results of the agency's investigation, noting that the company's stated corrective actions may not solve the problem. Meanwhile, nearly 300 lawsuits have been combined.
Dale, Downing: Why veterinarians should say no to declawing—and what to say instead
Pet expert Steve Dale and pain management guru Dr. Robin Downing offer insight on some alternatives to feline onychectomy that you can share with your clients.
2019 Practice Manager of the Year: Jessica Molina
This veterinary hospital administrator impressed judges from dvm360 and the VHMA with her approach to team unity and change in the veterinary industry.
Cat food recalled due to unspecified ingredient
J. M. Smucker has recalled specific lots of a canned cat food brand because of potential health issues associated with ingredients that did not meet quality and safety standards.
A DVM at the DMV
You stand in a lot of lines as a veterinarian rushing between appointments to get a driver's license renewed at the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Florida names new interim veterinary school dean
A 1995 alumna and staff member since 2002, Dana Zimmel, DVM, will serve as interim dean at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.
dvm360's top news stories of 2019
Here's the years most-clicked news and commentaries from dvm360.com and dvm360 magazine. What did you miss?
dvm360 product report: Handheld ultrasound, microbiome supplement, speech-to-text system and more
Heres our regular roundup of new and noteworthy veterinary products.
New One Health course launched for DVMs, physicians
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association is offering a 20-module online certificate program for physician and veterinarian members to become certified as One Health Practitioners.
Letter to dvm360: The suicide hotline does work
Disturbed to hear someone had a wait on a mental health hotline, this doctor and licensed social worker wants people to know that the calls do get through.
Time vortex, owner grief and NAVLE: Podcasts for veterinary professionals
Hungry for podcasts for veterinarians, team members and the pet owners you serve? Then this list is for you. Subscribe now (theyre all free).
Feline infectious peritonitis: From fatal to treatable
Feline infectious peritonitis: From fatal to treatable
Top feline researchers and clinicians at a recent symposium say the disease should lose its lethal label.
Fetch dvm360 keynote sneak peek: The secret to work-life balance
Drs. Mary Gardner and Sue Ettinger are pumped to share how they juggle a veterinary career and personal life.
The butterfly effect and you
Making a change in this world doesnt necessarily require an army of people or millions of dollars. All it really takes is you.
FDA cracks down on companies selling CBD products
15 companies, most of which sell cannabidiol products for pets receive warning letters; veterinarians and other healthcare providers urged to report adverse effects.
FDA approves first equine injectable for fever control
Zimeta has been associated with rapid and effective reduction of pyrexia in horses.
President Trump signs PACT Act into law
Performing acts of animal cruelty is now a federal felony.
Book excerpt: Why no one should be feeding pets raw meat
A new book from veterinarian Dr. Ernie Ward, writer Alice Oven and pet-food CEO Ryan Bethencourt that argues for a future of plant-derived pet food spends a little time looking at the marketing of domestic pet food that makes raw meat sound like a good idea.
Cats fed experimental diet are found to provoke fewer symptoms in allergic people
Purina Institute symposium highlights research on humans designed to quantify clinical response to potential new allergen-neutralizing product.
AVMA: The state of the U.S. economy
As the countrys economy goes, so goes the U.S. veterinary profession. A short but important presentation at the recent AVMA Economic Summit judged important indicators green, yellow or red for Americans financial future.
New resource to help veterinary college students cope after a suicide
A new resource developed by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the AVMA and the AAVMC offers resources and advice for colleges of veterinary medicine when a student dies by suicide.
Millennial pet owner preferences: Text, email or call?
Brace yourself: 83% of millennials expect a follow-up call or text within 48 hours to check in on their pet after a visit. Whats your veterinary practice policy on that?
Florida panther kittens rescued after mother succumbs to neurological disorder
Team of veterinary experts works collaboratively to investigate and rehabilitate endangered feline species.
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