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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. ...

Breaking news

Fear Free contributors write the book on, you guessed it …

Apr 24, 2018

The new book for dog owners on fear, anxiety and stress (FAS) is available now from Amazon.

Henry Schein to spin off, merge veterinary business with Vets First Choice

Apr 23, 2018

Merger will create independent public company called Vets First Corp.; Henry Schein expects to receive up to $1.25 billion in cash from deal.

Florida vet school employee arrested on lewd and lascivious behavior charge

Apr 20, 2018

Daniel Joseph Sanetz, 46, worked in the human resources department at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.

Thoroughbreds back at California training facility after wildfire evacuation

Apr 20, 2018

Hundreds of horses were scheduled to return in mid-April to the newly rebuilt San Luis Rey Training Center after a December wildfire near San Diego.

The bright side of vet life at the Veterinary Innovation Summit

Apr 19, 2018

Promising technologies and ideas abounded at the second annual event. Let’s pause a moment to dream of the future—the near future, at that.

Medical news

What does the (pet) fox say?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 05, 2018

Your client just bought a pet fox (is that even legal?) and wants you to see it. Here’s everything you need to know.

IDEXX research links tick-borne disease exposure, kidney problems in veterinary patients

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 02, 2018

Positive results for B. borgdorferi and E. canis antibodies associated with a higher risk of CKD in dogs later in life.

The ABCs of veterinary dentistry: ‘N’ is for no

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 30, 2018

By nature of the alphabet, we must get through all of the noes in veterinary dentistry before we can reach the yeses—but that doesn’t mean you won’t feel positively inspired to better your dental practices after reading.

New York Times puts roundworm risks in mainstream spotlight

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 29, 2018

A recent report on the prevalence and impact of toxocariasis in the U.S. is a reminder of the veterinarian’s obligation to help people see the connection between animal health and human health.

Chihuahua becomes Auburn's smallest PDA patient

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 14, 2018

After a successful, albeit challenging, patent ductus arteriosus procedure, a 3-month-old, 2-lb Chihuahua is believed to be Auburn's smallest veterinary patient to undergo the surgery to date.

Market trends

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.

Which veterinarians are charging what?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 15, 2018

The latest installment in the Nationwide Purdue Veterinary Price Index digs deeper into GP vs. specialist, corporate vs. "Main Street" practice, and urban vs. suburban vs. rural. It's all based on millions of receipts from the pet insurance provider's database from 2009 to 2017.

The changing landscape of veterinary education

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 01, 2018

Grads from foreign and private schools, as well as those with zero debt, may be impacting the profession’s economic vitality in ways we don’t yet understand.