Law & Ethics
Who controls an animal’s care when its owners split up? Things can get nasty, and the veterinarian may be caught in the middle.
Despite the assurances of well-meaning practice owners, associate veterinarians may not be as protected as they think in the event of a lawsuit.
Priscilla Bowens, DVM, JD, MPH, answers legal questions at the Fetch dvm360® virtual veterinary conference.
Before you sign that shiny new contract, make sure you understand all of its provisions.
It’s no mystery that associate veterinarians, in an effort to figure out if their noncompete is enforceable, find themselves trying to solve, well, a mystery.
Both associations have urged lawmakers to classify veterinary practices as ‘essential’ because, they say, not doing so could negatively impact both animal welfare and the wellbeing of pet owners.