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Pet Owner 2.0: Your millennial veterinary clients

Here’s a definitive guide to understanding and connecting with this new generation of pet owners. The information is courtesy of generational expert Cam Marston of Generational Insights, who presented his findings recently at an event hosted by Banfield Pet Hospitals. We thought his message was important enough that the entire profession should hear it. ...

Breaking news

Georgia Supreme Court rules pet owners can recover veterinary costs in negligence cases

Jun 22, 2016

Judge: Couple eligible to seek $67,000 in dachshund's treatment costs after kennel administered wrong medication.

Last known Ground Zero search-and-rescue dog’s life of service comes to an end

Jun 22, 2016

Bretagne, a golden retriever, assisted after 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.

Realistic dog model created in effort to replace canine cadavers for veterinary surgical teaching

Jun 21, 2016

Company seeks to place the synthetic cadavers in all accredited veterinary schools worldwide through crowdfunding campaign.

Torture of a companion animal is now a felony offense in Ohio

Jun 21, 2016

House Bill 60 strengthens state's laws on companion animal abuse.

Updated: Kristen Lindsey, veterinarian in bow-killing case, files motion for partial retrial

Jun 21, 2016

Moves to strike Texas board expert’s testimony based on VIN comments, alleges witness was not impartial.

Medical news

Journal scan: Do cats go mad upon entering your clinic?

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jun 27, 2016

Trazodone may help your veterinary clinic go from Wonderland to wonderful.

Realistic dog model created in effort to replace canine cadavers for veterinary surgical teaching

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 21, 2016

Company seeks to place the synthetic cadavers in all accredited veterinary schools worldwide through crowdfunding campaign.

The ABCs of veterinary dentistry: Brought to you by the letter "D"

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 16, 2016

The fun continues on our alphabetic journey through the management of our veterinary patients' oral problems.

University of Florida veterinarians save dog with pulmonic stenosis

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 14, 2016

Rumple, a 2-year-old Havanese, undergoes a stenting procedure usually used in young human cardiac patients.

This penguin can see clearly now; the clouds are gone

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 10, 2016

A pioneering Texas A&M team hopes the successful cataract surgery will serve as a model for future procedures on elderly penguins.

Market trends

Veterinary debt-to-income ratios: What would happen in a recession?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 02, 2016

Numerous factors could jeopardize efforts to restore sustainability.

Royal Canin develops new therapeutic treat line

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 24, 2016

Four new types of treats will be available to pair with the company’s therapeutic diets.

Banfield report shows increase in diabetes, dental disease; decrease in heartworm

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 17, 2016

Data from 2.5 million dogs and nearly 500 thousand cats contributes to State of Pet Health Report, which also details 10-year trends in common diseases.

The service spectrum: Exploring the dazzling array of ways to use a veterinary degree

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 10, 2016

Think private practice is the only way to use a veterinary degree? Don’t be so black and white! Today’s veterinarian faces a rainbow of choices when it comes to using a veterinary degree—including new ways of meeting pet owners’ needs in private practice.

Petplan’s top veterinary professionals predict industry future

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 22, 2016

More technology, but higher costs. More focus on whole-pet wellness and pet owner involvement. Do you agree this is where the veterinary profession is headed?