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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. ...

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Heart of gold: The families and veterinary teams of the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study

Jun 20, 2018

It's been six years since Morris Animal Foundation launched its groundbreaking prospective canine health study. Where are they now?

The Mechanic: An exam room poem

Jun 18, 2018

Your interactions with veterinary clients may not always be poetry in motion, but they can serve as poetry inspiration.

Treating stress with sweat: A top prescription for veterinary students

Jun 15, 2018

Regular exercise can help us handle not only the grueling years of vet school but the stresses we’ll face throughout our professional lives.

Virulent Newcastle disease found in backyard chickens in California

Jun 15, 2018

USDA urges bird owners to follow biosecurity measures to protect flocks, pets.

What I learned from Franklin Covey

Jun 12, 2018

Veterinary economics isn’t always about big financial trends. Sometimes it’s about drilling down to what you’re trying to do in your practice and trying out a new process, like this one, to get there.

Medical news

Virulent Newcastle disease found in backyard chickens in California - Jun 15, 2018

USDA urges bird owners to follow biosecurity measures to protect flocks, pets.

Stayin’ alive with RECOVER

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 07, 2018

If a patient arrests in your veterinary hospital, how’s your resuscitation rate? Experts in emergency and critical care are collaborating on a mission to improve that number the world over.

Feline CKD therapeutic goals: Do not throw away your shot

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 07, 2018

When it comes to therapeutic goals in managing chronic kidney disease in cats, the target has moved. Are you hitting it?

Study shows tramadol has no effect on osteoarthritis pain scores

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 02, 2018

Commonly prescribed drug not associated with improvement when compared with NSAID; experts vary on whether it still has a place in veterinary pain management.

Cornell takes the lead in cannabidiol research

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 09, 2018

Still wondering if CBD oil lives up to the hype, or if you’ll go to jail for recommending it? New research from Cornell backs the claims, and the federal government seems to be loosening the noose on veterinary recommendations.

Market trends

New veterinary telemedicine service aims to save clients time, money

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 06, 2018

LiveDVM offers virtual appointments to pet owners and a business opportunity for veterinarians.

Post-appointment follow-up: What veterinary clients say they want

VETTED - May 10, 2018

Our research uncovers that there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to communicating with pet owners after the clinic visit. The solution? Ask them their preferences.

Walmart’s offerings will soon include veterinary care

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 30, 2018

PetIQ announces plan to open 20 clinics in Walmart locations by the end of May.

Americans spent $69.5 billion on their pets last year, APPA reports

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 29, 2018

Spending on veterinary care topped $17 billion, up 7 percent from 2016.

Are rising veterinary salaries driving up the cost of care?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 19, 2018

The AVMA econ team decided to find out—and discovered that mean salaries are actually dropping. So the answer to that question? No, they are not.