dvm360 February 2020
Pet spending continues to break records
March 10, 2020
Spending is on the rise in all categories, but pet food dominates sales.
Reading ECGs in veterinary patients: an introduction
January 29, 2020
Understanding the basic electrical principles of the heart is essential for interpreting this valuable diagnostic test.
Fleas: How to conquer these blood-feeding, egg-laying machines
January 27, 2020
Dr. Michael Dryden discusses what it takes to eliminate flea infestations—and why residual speed of kill is what matters most.
VMX 2020—Conquering canine anxiety during veterinary visits
January 21, 2020
Veterinary behavior specialist Dr. Marie Hopfensperger shares tips for helping to combat canine anxiety in your clinic.
Veterinary students attend VMX for free
January 20, 2020
Compassion-First Pet Hospitals covers VMX student registration costs.
AVMA releases new pet euthanasia guidelines
January 16, 2020
The guidelines are intended to support veterinarians in various settings when making decisions regarding ending an animal’s life.
Court rules against TV veterinarian Dr. Pol
January 15, 2020
His attorney says popular celebrity vet will continue to challenge the Michigan veterinary board’s decisions.
Letter to dvm360: ‘Whitest profession in America’ is inappropriate word choice
January 15, 2020
One reader thinks this phrase describing veterinary medicine is damaging, not inspiring.
AAFP releases updated feline retrovirus guidelines
January 13, 2020
The new guidelines detail for veterinary professionals current knowledge on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of retrovirus infections in cats.
New Year’s resolution
January 09, 2020
A phone call 20 years ago and decades of monthly writing changed my life. Maybe I’ve got a resolution for you that could change your life too.
Commentary: Time for action on student debt
December 31, 2019
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.
Street medicine in action: Providing veterinary care for San Diego's homeless
December 21, 2019
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.
How to avoid medical errors in veterinary practice
December 06, 2019
Most medical errors in animal and human health boil down to just one thing—communication problems. It turns out that discussing your hospital's medical errors could be the key to preventing them.
No more badmouthing clients
November 22, 2019
Dealing with veterinary clients can be inspiring, exciting and also frustrating. Do you agree with this practice owner who told her staff members they need a thicker skin and more understanding when working with the pet-owning public?
Getting your retirement ducks in a row
November 15, 2019
Were living longer. That means well need more money for longer retirements as veterinary professionals. As I navigate these waters myself, here are some sobering numbers to get you thinking that maybe its time to take this planning seriously.
Working DVM mom? Youve got this
September 28, 2019
When were caught between the family we love and the veterinary career we cherish, our fears and guilt can overwhelm us. Stop beating up on yourself, veterinarian moms.
Dont fight your dental equipment
August 23, 2019
A roomier, better equipped space for dental procedures in your veterinary hospital can inspire team members to do more of them, according to speakers at HospitalDesign360 conference.
CDC: Veterinarians at disproportionate risk of suicide
December 27, 2018
Male veterinarians are 2.1 times, and female veterinarians 3.5 times, more likely to die by suicide than the general U.S. population, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.