Birds, reptiles, and sugar gliders haven't gone by the wayside, but other animals are quickly gaining popularity as exotic pets--and they might even be in your own backyard. Dr. Lori Corriveau explains.
Is your practice manager a great leader, an inspiring motivator, cool as a cucumber when it comes to a crisis? Let the veterinary community know. Nominate them for the 2014 Veterinary Economics Practice Manager of the Year award, sponsored by Veterinary Pet Insurance®. Listen in as dvm360 Business and Team Channel Director Brendan Howard explains, then click here to nominate a practice manager.
The front desk is the nerve center of the veterinary clinic—and sometimes veterinarians poke those nerves HARD. Here to illustrate is Dr. Andy Roark with the top five ways veterinarians infuriate front-desk staff.
Drs. Lynn Buzhardt and Byron Blagburn talk about what veterinarinas know—and don’t know—about heartworm resistance. Plus, what’s the next step in tackling this challenge?
Drs. Sheldon Rubin and Wallace Graha disucss the most important things veterinary clients need to know about heartworm resistance to macrocyclic lactones.
At the triennial American Heartworm Society Symposium in 2013, Drs. Matt Miller and Clarke Atkins discuss what veterinarians need to know about the emergence of heartworm resistance to preventive products in the Mississippi Delta.
Designing a veterinary clinic is a complex, multiphase process. Architect Heather Lewis, AIA, says the project will get off to a smooth start if builders do their financial homework.
Brendan Howard, Business and Team Channel Director, hosts the 62nd episode of the dvm360 Five discussing tail vaccination in cats, canine cardiology, the importance of sharing your clinic's stories on social media, how to better access clients and special treats for feline patients.
In this report from CVC San Diego, dvm360 News Channel Director Kristi Reimer offers an important consideration for veterinarians who field questions from their clients about raw food and other unconventional diets.
Reporting live from the CVC in San Diego, dvm360 Medicine Channel Director Mindy Valcarcel admits what she didn't know about cats--and what your clients may not know either.
Live from CVC San Diego, dvm360 Business Channel Director Brendan Howard puts a call out for your feline success stories. Is your practice putting to work advice from veterinary journal, sessions and the cat-focused organizations CATalyst Council and the American Association of Feline Practitioners? Let us know how they're affecting your business and your patients. Drop him a line at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment here.
If your career as a veterinary team member has you at the top of your salary range, then what? Denise Tumblin, CPA, offered CVC San Diego attendees several ideas to keep your career in motion. Brendan Howard, dvm360 Business and Team Channel Director, reports from San Diego.
What do you think? Leave your comments below.
CVC speaker Pat March, VTS (Dentistry), shares her top tip for monitoring a patient under anesthesia during a dental procedure. dvm360 Senior Content Specialist Dr. Heather Biele reports from San Diego.
As CVC San Diego kicks off dvm360 Content Director is in the Halloween spirit. Check back for more onsite coverage, including live reports and photo galleries.
Denise Tumblin, CPA, lectured on both compensation and benefits at CVC San Diego, but when Q&A time started, veterinarians and veterinary practice managers wanted to know about "Obamacare." dvm360 Business and Team Channel Director Brendan Howard reports from San Diego.
Got questions about the Affordable Care Act? Leave them in the comments section.
If staff meetings at your veterinary hospital seem like drudgery, consultant Denise Tumblin says you're missing an opportunity to improve your practice—as long as you prepare and encourage participation.
Marketing your veterinary practice is a fantastic opportunity to grow the business. And consultant Laura Laaman says it's necessary to engage staff members as well as potential clients in the process and the message.
Recent veterinary graduates and veterinarians who are new to orthopedic surgery may be hesitant to undertake certain procedures. Here, Dr. Jennifer Wardlaw, a board-certified veterinary surgeon, offers three practical surgery tips.
Updates on wild horse population management and a Midwest mystery illness in dogs top the news in this edition of the Five. We also hear from Dr. Jennifer Wardlaw with practical advice on orthopedic surgery. Expert tips from Mark Opperman, CVPM, and veterinary architect Heather Lewis, AIA, round out the program. Episode 61 is hosted by dvm360 Associate Content Specialist Ashley Barforoush.
Veterinary oncologist Dr. Joshua Lachowicz, recording under the name of Joshua Louis, released an original song, the proceeds of which will benefit the Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation, a charity he founded in 2011.