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The dvm360 Leadership Challenge

dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Vet life transitions - Jan 09, 2018

A new job. A new boss. A new baby or a divorce. When waves of change move through your life, be prepared with tools to help you cope with all of your transitions—in the veterinary practice and in your personal life. ...

Find out the next Practice Manager of the Year at Fetch dvm360 San Diego in December!

Meet the 2017 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year finalists

Aug 08, 2017

These 10 top-notch finalists are pros at tackling veterinary practice problems. How will they inspire you? ...

Training and motivation

Ask Katie: How do I handle an underperforming employee?

By Katie Adams, CVPM

Our resident veterinary practice management expert Katie Adams, CVPM, counsels a new practice owner on how to handle an overpaid and ineffective employee.

Love your manager? Nominate them for 2018 Practice Manager of the Year

By staff

Your manager (maybe you?) could be the next dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year. All it takes is a short survey, a few thoughtful responses and, yes, a willingness to brag a little about all the great things you’ve done for your veterinary practice.

A 'blood' test for client service

By Brent Dickinson

What makes a great veterinary team member? This isn’t complicated ... it’s back to basics, people.

Client communication strategies

Posts and tweets on: Heart disease

By staff

Topics like congestive heart failure are difficult to explain to veterinary clients. We wrote out some social media posts to give you a hand.

Client handout: Congestive heart failure for dummies

By Megan King, VMD, DACVIM (cardiology)

Discussing cardiac disease can be like speaking a different language for your veterinary clients. Put things into terms they can understand—this handout will get you started.

Teach cats to love the car and carrier

By Steve Dale, CABC

Cat owners need help simply getting kitties to your veterinary clinic's door.

Managing your time

4 simple rules for hiring the perfect veterinary team

By Jay Goldsmith, DVM

Write these down, stick to them and watch your dream veterinary team come together.

Helpful solutions for harmful stressors

By Hannah Wagle, Assistant Content Specialist

Veterinary school—and, let’s face it, the profession in general—is riddled with stressors that harm mental and physical health. Here, experts and students at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine share some of the most common pressures they see as well as some positive fixes to combat them.

Penny for your thoughts?

By Hannah Wagle, Assistant Content Specialist

Well, a LOT of pennies for your thoughts. As in, we’ll pay you for the brilliant problem-solving ideas you’ve come up with within the veterinary world.