Veterinary managers | Firstline

The dvm360 Leadership Challenge

dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Go Your Own Way

Mar 13, 2017

What's your hustle, people? Do you need to pay student debt? Do you need a return on your practice—the biggest one possible? Are you worried about the legacy of your practice—and need an associate? Are you petered out in a team member career and want to own? Do you hate corporations? Do you need corporate benefits? ...

Practice Manager of the Year entries are due June 1

Cast your vote for the 2017 Practice Manager of the Year

Mar 31, 2017

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 about all of the great things you’ve done to make happy team members, grow revenue and to create a healing environment in your veterinary practice. ...

Training and motivation

Game of Thrones: Are veterinary leaders born or made?

By Hilal Dogan, BVSc

Why the hit HBO show has something to teach those who lead in veterinary medicine. Are you Stark, Lannister, a Direwolf or one of those misfit leaders? (Hint: I'm down with Khaleesi.)

Journal Scan: Are rigid endoscopy and laparoscopy worth the investment?

By Sarah J. Wooten, DVM

The procedures may be minimally invasive for the patients, but they come with a steep learning curve and startup price for veterinary clinics.

4 ways to (politely) signal a euthanasia

By staff

Use these tips to help your entire veterinary team—and other clients—recognize when a euthanasia is happening in your practice.

Client communication strategies

Arm up against parasites!

By staff

From client handouts to prevention toolkits, we have all the resources you and your veterinary clients need to battle this year's uptick in parasite prevalence.

Time to tell your veterinary clients about Fear Free

By staff

You need to give an elevator speech to clients about your Fear Free certification. Let us do the talking for you.

Helping to make the perfect match: Pet selection counseling

By Mindy Valcarcel, Editor, Medicine Channel Director

How you can play a vital role in helping owners make the right choice and ensure a lifelong bond.

Managing your time

The top three tips you need to know about veterinary practice software

By staff

We asked, they answered: Here’s the best advice practice software experts want the dvm360 audience to know.

Not on Instagram? Your practice is there

By Eric Garcia

Your veterinary hospital name, your staff and your reputation may already be kicking around on the smartphone-friendly social channel.

Use text messaging to bond with veterinary clients

By Eric Garcia

Embrace the immediacy of the medium.