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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 28, 2016
My anxiety and sadness got so bad I passed out in a bathroom at my veterinary clinic and finally faced how bad it had gotten when I wound up in the hospital. I got help. I hope you—or your loved one—will too.
 
VETTED: Jul 26, 2016
Compassion fatigue is a real and dangerous threat to the health of veterinary professionals and their patients, but Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Veterinary Technician Becky Murray of Veterinary Specialty Center has mapped out a guide for healthy coping.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 11, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
(En)lighten your veterinary team’s load with this tip from Annette Engler, a 2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contestant.
 
VETTED: Jun 29, 2016
When it comes to having it all as a veterinarian, there are a few things you need to give up too.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 20, 2016
A Firstline reader seeks help when her boss wrecks her work schedule, jeopardizing her time off with her retired spouse.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 14, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Use this handout to familiarize your team with the warnings signs that signal burnout.
 
VETTED: Apr 29, 2016
Our recent survey uncovered your most pressing problems—high peaks you struggle to summit. Here are the top problems, with some suggested advice to help.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 20, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
When today sucks, here's what your veterinary colleagues do to deal.
 
VETTED: Apr 20, 2016
You’re a good person. Your team members are good people. Clients ready to pick a fight don’t have to bring down your whole veterinary practice’s mood. Get some perspective, laugh about it, and get through it.
 
VETTED: Apr 14, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
dvm360.com editors are people, too! This month, we've collected our favorite books, videos and articles you should check out.
 
VETTED: Mar 29, 2016
Turn a rough day in veterinary practice into a game of knowing winks between coworkers and find a more little energy to smile with your clients (even the challenging ones) a little more.
 
VETTED: Feb 19, 2016
My path: Accept myself and hone my skills in the areas in which I excel to have the greatest impact, no matter what my role.
 
VETTED: Feb 15, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Coloring isn't for kids anymore—it's a real-deal stress-reliever. Don't believe us? Give these veterinary-themed coloring pages a try.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 04, 2016
The fire behind you is so hot, you choose suicide as the least painful way. For some veterinary professionals, the darkness inside is so debilitating, that you choose suicide as the least painful way. Please don't. Please seek help.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 08, 2016
Long shifts. A stressful, emotional environment. These ingredients can create an unpalatable mix that leads to skimping on sleep, dodging exercise and reaching for junk food. Team health challenges just might be the spice to get your team on the track in the new year.

Proceedings papers for techs

The very best behavior advice for new puppy owners (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

The entire hospital staff should play a role in the counseling of new puppy owners.

The technician's role creating a behavior centered veterinary practice (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

A focus on pet behavior in the veterinary clinic is an excellent practice builder.

Trying times--dealing with canine adolescent dog (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

A behavior wellness exam is an opportunity to check up on a pet’s behavioral health and answer any related questions a client may have.

Enriching geriatric patients' lives (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

An important time for practices to include a behavioral exam is when a pet becomes a senior.

Tubes and tracheas--all about endotracheal tubes and lesions in difficult intubations (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Endotracheal tubes are usually made from silicone, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic or red rubber.