Move over, James Herriot

Move over, James Herriot

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Jan 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff

Everyone has a great story. Maybe it's the one you tell at Christmas parties or the tale that makes your friends groan every time you launch into the opening line: "A few years ago there was this Great Dane ..."

Good news: We're dying to hear your great American story. So send it to the Firstline article contest today. We're looking for stories about events that have shaped your practice life, memorable clients and patients who've changed the way you think about your work, insights into the human-animal bond, and examples of management lessons you learned the hard way.

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