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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. ...

Breaking news

FDA alerts veterinarians, pet owners about neurologic risks associated with isoxazolines

Sep 20, 2018

Newest class of flea and tick preventive generates reports of muscle tremors, ataxia, seizures; agency says products still safe for majority of animals.

A champion of chimps and dreams

Sep 20, 2018

Dr. Raven Jackson-Jewett landed the job of her dreams when she became the attending veterinarian at a chimpanzee sanctuary. Now she wants to inspire and invite others to follow in her footsteps—especially fellow minorities.

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

Sep 14, 2018

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

A standout veterinary contract

Sep 13, 2018

Poorly written agreements are all too common, so a well-devised contract is cause for celebration. Before you sign your name on the dotted line (or ask someone else to do so), consider these exceptional provisions benefitting both the associate and the practice.

3 steps to improving well-being and managing stress in veterinary practice

Sep 12, 2018

Stress on the job can be a good thing. It means you care about patients and clients, and it can help you do your best work. But out-of-control stress can harm your emotional well-being and physical body. Here are tips to manage your own stress and share that knowledge with your team.

Medical news

FDA alerts veterinarians, pet owners about neurologic risks associated with isoxazolines

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 20, 2018

Newest class of flea and tick preventive generates reports of muscle tremors, ataxia, seizures; agency says products still safe for majority of animals.

Letter to dvm360: Hot water bottles in the hot seat

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 17, 2018

A surgery article recommending hot water bottles as patient warming devices draws concern due to patient burn risks.

Pfizer stops sales of injectable opioids to veterinary market

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 15, 2018

Company points to manufacturing issues as cause of shortage in supply.

Equine malocclusions: Are you overfiling?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 10, 2018

With class 1 malocclusions, warns an equine veterinary dentist, you must do a thorough examination of the bone structure before trying to even out a horse’s teeth.

Alternatives for the opioid shortage, or Simbadol saves the day

VETTED - Aug 06, 2018

Fear of human drug abuse has affected our work in veterinary hospitals. Here are some alternatives to opioids you should use whether or not we ever get our preferred pain relief drugs back.

Market trends

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.

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.