DVM360 MAGAZINE, Dec 1, 2012 - DVM
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DVM360 MAGAZINE, Dec 1, 2012
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Interest in veterinary practice ownership wanes
By Julie Scheidegger
Cost and a desire for a positive work-life balance factor into decision to own a veterinary practice—or, increasingly, not to.
Longtime veterinarian killed in plane crash in California
Russell Hackler was flying solo when his homebuilt aircraft collided with a hillside near airport.
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Memorial planned for Dr. Tony Basher
Friends and clients express sadness and appreciation for late veterinarian.
Pol stands by 'old school' approach to veterinary practice
By Julie Scheidegger
Incredible Dr. Pol star unfazed by probation, professional scrutiny.
Alabama spay-neuter conflict called a 'PR nightmare' for veterinarians
Pressured by public, legislators and state VMA, board votes down amendment targeting nonprofit clinics.
Classical music strikes a chord with dogs in Colorado State study
By Heather Biele, DVM
Veterinary researchers conclude that music can be a cost-effective, practical way to improve shelter environments.
Settlement could mean cash for veterinarians affected by Gulf oil spill
By Andrea Hewitt, Assistant Content Specialist
Class action case under way between BP and businesses that suffered economic hit in 2010.
Pets and Vets: Oakland Zoo unveils new veterinary hospital
A state-by-state look at the world of animal health.
Small Animal
"Uh-oh... maybe I should have referred that"
By Brett Beckman, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC, DAAPM
Five case studies that highlight the importance of timely veterinary dental referrals.
How to perform a partial mandibulectomy in dogs
By Nicki Green, DVM, DACVS
Review the basics of this veterinary surgery that can be life-saving for pets with some forms of oral neoplasia.
Equine
Champion racehorse Paynter recovering well after surgery
By Ed Kane, PhD
Good news for the winning racehorse that underwent a celiotomy in October.
Garth Vader starts new career at Penn School of Veterinary Medicine
Donated stallion will be used for hands-on training for equine veterinary students.
New horse racing rules adopted in New York state
By Ed Kane, PhD
Updated regulations adopted after spike in equine fatalities at Aqueduct Winter Meet in 2011-2012.
Equine West Nile virus cases almost triple in past month, exceed 500 in U.S.
By Heather Biele, DVM
Veterinarians, officials continue to encourage vaccination to stave off further infection but expect new cases to decline.
Humor
Defining moments in veterinary practice
By Michael A. Obenski, DVM
Find out if telecrastinators and snoopophiliacs roam your clinic.
The trouble with texting your veterinary client
By Bo Brock, DVM
Even veterinarians aren't immune to messages lost in translation.
Featured Contributors
Protect pets (and yourself) with solid veterinary records
By Christopher J. Allen, DVM, JD
Don't let careless omissions or missed rule-outs stand in the way of thorough veterinary documentation.
Preventive veterinary care is sexy too
By Michael Paul, DVM
Time to make the ugly stepsister of veterinary medicine an important member of the family.
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