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Articles by Michael A. Obenski, DVM

Client communication: The games we play

Jul 1, 2010

Last Thursday morning found me busily engaged in an animal hospital game I call "Where's the Lump?" Mrs. Carbuncle rus

Elusive patient history more like a suspense thriller

May 1, 2010

For those who don't believe, no explanation is possible.

Working with spouses: Way to form a more perfect union

Apr 1, 2010

It all started when I wrote last month column about my wife coming in to help out in the office. Apparently, I gave many people the impression that I do not truly appreciate the veterinarian's spouse in helping to run the professional practice as well as his or her personal life.

Expect surprises working with spouse

Mar 1, 2010

It's a whole new set of challenges.

Client taxonomy: Strange new varieties of Soursa income

Feb 1, 2010

Readers join me in classifying clients.

Surviving the client herd

Jan 1, 2010

The next chapter in Dr. Michael Obenski's humorous look at client types.

Where did I go wrong?

Breaking through to Iva Granite-Head.
Dec 1, 2009

Breaking through to Iva Granite-Head.

When all else fails to save the world, call a veterinarian

Nov 1, 2009

A case of worms and Mr. and Mrs. Panic.

Veterinarian roulette: It's usually played at 3 a.m.

Oct 1, 2009

Some clients seem to go through the Yellow Pages looking for a veterinarian who will answer the phone at 3 a.m. to handle or discuss a problem that easily could have waited for daylight. That's how you play the game of veterinarian roulette.


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