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dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Cyberbullying

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When veterinary clients and internet trolls gang up on private practitioners, the effects can hurt business, harm reputations and damage psyches of those on the receiving end of cyberbullying. In this series, experts share tools and plans to help avoid internet rampages, deal with them when they crop up, and help make veterinarians and veterinary team members more resilient when people go on the verbal attack. ...

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Don't be scared of money

Nov 14, 2018

You’re not "in it for the money" as a veterinary professional, but you can't ignore the fact that you need money to keep practices open and you working. This year, make a New Year's resolution (or two or three) to better manage your personal accounts, your career and your practice finances this year.

Petco bans pet food and treats with artificial ingredients

Nov 13, 2018

Retail chain aims to remove products containing artificial colors, flavors and preservatives for dogs and cats by May 2019.

dvm360 product report: Help for horses, cats, cows and clients

Nov 13, 2018

Find out about new options for equine imaging, communication for amputations in cats, a bovine knowledge repository and payment help for clients.

Dog foods recalled for excess vitamin D

Nov 09, 2018

Two companies have voluntarily recalled certain lots of dry dog food after reports of pets becoming ill because of an excess of the vitamin.

Veterinary associates: Still think you can buy a practice someday?

Nov 08, 2018

The commoditization of the DVM may be making this dream less of a reality for many entrepreneurial hopefuls.

Medical news

Dog foods recalled for excess vitamin D

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 09, 2018

Two companies have voluntarily recalled certain lots of dry dog food after reports of pets becoming ill because of an excess of the vitamin.

3D printing repairs a dog's skull post-surgery

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 07, 2018

After it was destroyed by a cancerous tumor, a dachshund’s skull is repaired with a custom 3D-printed titanium plate.

Journal Scan: Screening shelter cats for ringworm doesn’t have to take forever

VETTED - Nov 07, 2018

Usually found in shelter situations, dermatophytosis can be hard to diagnose before cats are released to their new homes. Is there a better way than fungal culture?

Veterinarian honored with Lasker Award for propofol discovery

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2018

Dr. John B. Glen has been awarded the coveted prize in medicine for his discovery in anesthesia.

JAVMA study asks: Who’s using nonprofit spay-neuter clinics?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 18, 2018

New report finds most use is by low-income families whose pets don’t regularly receive veterinary care.

Market trends

Petco bans pet food and treats with artificial ingredients

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 13, 2018

Retail chain aims to remove products containing artificial colors, flavors and preservatives for dogs and cats by May 2019.

New law changes pet custody options in divorce cases in California

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 29, 2018

Judges now have authority to decide who keeps the family pet in divorce the same way child custody is handled.

What's Amazon doing in the pet consumables market?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 02, 2018

We got a peek inside the retail giant's thought process at the NAVC E-Commerce Summit.

Banfield: Flea allergy dermatitis up 67% in cats, 13% in dogs in past 10 years

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 14, 2018

State of Pet Health Report highlights rise in prevalence that parallels increase in flea infestations in veterinary patients.

Q&A: A vet tech with heart

VETTED - Jun 26, 2018

Ed Durham, author of a new veterinary cardiology textbook for technicians, has a passion for his specialty, for education and for empowering his peers to do more.