Law & Ethics

Dodging the perils of ProSal

Little is guaranteed to associate veterinarians earning a base salary plus a percentage of production. Here’s how to make the best of this compensation situation.

Relief veterinary work: What you need to know

One veterinarian shares the ins and outs of relief work, plus what to look for in your contract agreement.

Divorce leads to dueling pet owners

Who controls an animal’s care when its owners split up? Things can get nasty, and the veterinarian may be caught in the middle.

Malpractice: Are you covered?

Despite the assurances of well-meaning practice owners, associate veterinarians may not be as protected as they think in the event of a lawsuit.

The VCPR: Veterinary law Q&A

Priscilla Bowens, DVM, JD, MPH, answers legal questions at the Fetch dvm360® virtual veterinary conference.