Law & Ethics
After mediation fails, veterinarian in bow-killing case appears at hearing
Administrative hearing for Kristen Lindsey to help determine if license will be revoked.
Bernard Rollin, veterinary ethicist, receives lifetime achievement award
Colorado State professor honored for work with animals, including pioneering change in views of pain.
Expired meds for no-charge surgeries: An ethics violation?
Veterinarian is challenged by a colleague about his use of out-of-date drugs for procedures when owners cant afford to pay.
3 potential legal storms for veterinarians
Three times you need to watch for signs of a legal storm on the horizon.
Celebrity stalking or friendly solicitation?
Receptionist calls rock star clients home numberand the practice owner gets a letter from the state veterinary board.
Scandal! Internet reputation lessons from the 19th century Paris Salon
Your professional reputation can be just as fragile as a socialites honor in the 10th century salons of Paris. Protect yourself.
After bow-shooting a cat in 2015, Kristen Lindsey faces her peers at administrative hearing to determine the fate of her license
Court documents show the veterinarian admits to killing cat, contradicts her original defense that it had rabies.
Flint water crisis threatens residents and their pets
Michigan state veterinarian provides information, resources to pet owners concerned about the effects of lead-tainted water on their animals.
Pennsylvania veterinarian facing animal cruelty charges
Dozens of animals removed from property, including 16 severely emaciated horses.
Love the one you're with
A financially struggling associate veterinarian crashes up against his practice owners unyielding ethical philosophy.
WHO recommends no changes to ketamine classification
Committee says drug poses no global public health threat worth possibly limiting access to the drug in areas of the developing world.
The marketplace of (brilliant veterinary) ideas
Sharing is caringexcept when it isnt. Does a veterinarian own his own tips and tricks?
Letter to dvm360: Shroud of secrecy cloaks veterinary loan repayment program
The VMLRP's misplaced priorities don't address glaring shortages.
Blue Buffalo makes True Blue promise to settle for $32 million
Pet food manufacturer denies wrongdoing but says it wants to avoid further litigation.
Southern California a hotspot for anesthesia-free dental controversy
A recently publicized client horror story keeps care, revenue and oversight regarding the procedure in the spotlight.
Letter to dvm360: Lets stop berating veterinarians who uphold medical standards
When pet owners fail to exercise personal responsibility, they bear the resulting ethical burdennot the doctors who advise them.
Commentary: 3 reasons millennials are leaving equine practice
These younger veterinarians are tired of the low pay, lack of balance andlast but certainly not leastdemands to compromise their ethics.
Supreme Court declines to review Internet vet case
Dr. Ron Hines veterinary advice will remain outside the protection of the First Amendmentbut talk of telemedicine isnt going away.
Commentary: Nonprofit veterinary clinics do far more good than harm
Patient health should be the priorityregardless of practices profit status.
Hauled before the state board? Take a deep breath, then read this
First step? Dont panic. When a veterinary investigator comes calling, keep your emotions in check and lawyer up.
A license to cull
A rabid skunk scare in my own backyard tests my veterinary judgment.
Selling clients on parasite control isnt sleazy-its a standard of care
We know: Parasite control talks can be boring. But this veterinary parasite expert resolved a familys flea nightmare by not ducking the issue.
3 veterinary practice sale slowdowns
A few things are certain: Death, taxesand the countless ways a practice sale can be brought to a screeching halt.
The worst day
The role of journalists when Im the last person you want to talk to.
Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board members warn: You can say that I told you so...
As these business gurus follow us to dvm360.com, a few of them offer a parting piece of advice in the magazine for you.
Shades of gray in the veterinarian-client relationship
Prioritizing standard of care doesnt mean a practitioner can never compromise.
4 ways to fix the legal profession-from a dual DVM-JD
Tougher standards can improve the legal professions well-deserved reputation.
Four veterinarians join Obamas council on antibiotic resistance
Dr. Lonnie King will serve as vice chair, says council is 'poised to make some important progress.'
3 ways practice owners can help debt-ridden associates
In an ideal world, new veterinary school graduates with $160,000 in student debt would make that as an annual salary. This is not an ideal world. Here are some things for practice owners and managers to try in our real world.
3 sexist comments female veterinarians have heard at work
UGH. We asked associates what folks have said to them, and were sorry to hear that clients and colleagues still say this stuff in 2015.
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