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Managing the money

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 18, 2016
Is your veterinary team tired of having the flea, tick, heartworm, parasite talks with pet owners? Look for the stark piece of data or the emotional hook to get them engaged again.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 18, 2016
This 2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year entrant turned suspicion into an investigation, an investigation into an arrest, and an arrest into a happier practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 04, 2016
If you find yourself grumbling about pet owners in poverty, try getting personal instead of judgmental and replace worries over the feasibility of veterinary care with options for flexibility.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 03, 2016
Run the report. Reach out to clients with those patients in a consistent and regular way. It'll be like your veterinary practice management software is just handing you money (maybe, sort of).
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 26, 2016
It's a real problem. Long-time veterinary expert Dr. Karen Felsted sympathizes with veterinary team members and has a big piece of constructive advice.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 18, 2016
Does every veterinary practice in the country get crushed by a revenue drop in the winter months? We set out to prove what every wise veterinarian seems to know.
 
VETTED: Jun 17, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
dvm360 expert Brian Conrad, CVPM, gets black and white about the benefits of therapeutic diets, how to sell them to clients and how to convince veterinary hospital management that it's a totally brilliant idea.
 
VETTED: Jun 10, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
A little thought and some simple division gets an answer to your question of how long till you pay off your new piece of veterinary equipment.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 08, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
We asked veterinary team members if they expect to get a raise in 2016. Here's who said "yes."
 
VETTED: Jun 03, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
This survey answers the question (maybe) of who has better credit: cat owners or dog owners?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 23, 2016
Don't get sick of wellness plans before you even start! I was enthusiastic about wellness plans at my veterinary practice, but even I ran into hiccups getting clients to sign up and team members to offer them. Here’s what I learned.
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FIRSTLINE: May 03, 2016
Is bigger better, smaller more streamlined, medium most manageable? VHMA set out to determine if the size of a practice can influence the quality of services, contentment of staff and a practice’s economic viability.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 26, 2016
Do you feel it? The age of client service is here, and it's here to stay. Here are the six steps this veterinary practice took that led to a record-breaking year.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 20, 2016
Practice managers, follow this advice to ensure the door of your practice is ever open.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 18, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Maximize medicine and manpower, but be aware of the cost

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.