dvm360 July 2019

New York becomes first state to ban declaws

July 23, 2019

If Gov. Cuomo signs the bill passed by the state Assembly, New York will impose a civil penalty of $1,000 on people who perform onychectomies, partial or complete phalangectomies, or tendonectomies on cats without a therapeutic purpose.

Too many pets, too little care: A look at animal hoarding

June 04, 2019

Once thought to be the eccentric hobby of the crazy cat lady, animal hoarding is beginning to get the attention it deserves. Shelter medicine instructor and veterinarian Dr. Kirk Miller provides an overview of its effects on pets, people and shelters and explains why prosecution and prevention are so problematic.

Minimal clutter, maximum efficiency in veterinary hospital design

May 31, 2019

Using her work as an associate and then locum tenens, this Hospital Design Competition Merit Award winner knew what she wanted: good-looking and clutter-free, with a much-needed break room for veterinary team members to decompress.

8 essential steps in a veterinary practice sale

May 29, 2019

Corporate consolidators are snapping up veterinary hospitals. Associate veterinarians scramble to find good ones left. And practice owners who werent thinking about selling all of a sudden wonder if nows the time. Heres how the process works.

Penn Vet announces new entrepreneurship program

May 20, 2019

In addition to its business-related curriculum for veterinary students, Penn Vet is now offering an immersive program for postgraduates to build entrepreneurial skills and affect public health on a larger scale.

When to R.E.A.C.T.: Signs of colic in horses

March 27, 2019

A British-developed acronym you can use to educate your equine clients on signs of colic in a horse. Education like this could lead a better-informed, faster-responding and quicker-calling clientele.