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dvm360 Leadership Challenge

dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Vet life transitions

dvm360.com - 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. ...

Client service for techs

The ups and downs of diabetic management

FIRSTLINE - Apr 13, 2018

Monitoring diabetic patients can be a rollercoaster for you and for pet owners. Here’s how to set the tracks for a smoother ride.

When the groomer becomes the dentist

FIRSTLINE - Apr 11, 2018

Your veterinary client opted for “dental treatment” at the groomers. Say what?

Purchasing power: How pet owners make pet food decisions

FIRSTLINE - Apr 10, 2018

Check out the most common nutrition questions pet owners ask at big box stores.

3 must-have retail items for your hospital

FIRSTLINE - Apr 09, 2018

Three managers share retail items their veterinary hospitals can’t live without. Some are big sellers, some the veterinarians just love, and some just fit so perfectly into services they can’t say "no."

‘Start with heart’: Sounds nice, but what does it mean?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 04, 2018

I visited a wonderful human medicine practice that inspires me, and I came across the poster that inspires them. Their personable skills are easier to come by than you think.

Proceedings papers for techs

Pediatric and reproductive emergency room pearls (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

Pediatric and reproductive emergencies are common in both general practice and the emergency room setting and can be both extremely rewarding for the small animal practitioner.

Adrenal disease in dogs and cats (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

Hyperadrenocorticism develops most commonly in middle aged to older cats.

Common behavior modifications and their applications (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

Pets that exhibit problematic behaviors risk losing their homes or even their lives.

Puppy 101: Incorporating puppy classes into practice (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

Puppies are the future of your practice.

Tips and tricks for feeding tube use and management (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

Nutrition is an oft-overlooked aspect of management of the hospitalized patient. In the case of inadequate energy intake in the non-stressed cat or dog, the body will down-regulate energy expenditure, conserve lean muscle mass and increase lipolysis.