DVM360 MAGAZINE-02-01-2018

DVM360 MAGAZINE-02-01-2018

Cover Story
Three veterinary professionals share their stories of what it was like to emerge from one stage of a career to the next: the fears, the joys—and the complete surprises.
Four veterinarians share stories of facing big change in their lives: divorce, death, illness, work stress. Find out how they braced themselves against harsh conditions in their personal lives.
News
By dvm360.com staff
Immunotherapy product may delay or prevent metastatic disease and prolong overall survival in veterinary patients.
By dvm360.com staff
Kidney disease biomarker now available to veterinarians as part of Catalyst chemistry profile.
By dvm360.com staff
Here are the headlines that dvm360 readers clicked, posted, tweeted and shared the most in the past year.
By dvm360.com staff
Dr. Kelly Folse is currently incarcerated in connection with the incident.
Reimagined veterinary event brings a new CE experience to attendees.
By dvm360.com staff
Dr. Mike Zareski and another passenger unable to escape light craft after it hits private home in San Diego County.
While a “veterinary medical thriller” may sound like a typical Monday at your clinic, it’s also a new literary subgenre that author and veterinarian Clare T. Walker hopes to employ as a way to encourage and applaud her peers.
Featured Contributors
Dr. Robert Miller thinks Tom Brokaw was a generation off.
If you’re ever disciplined by your state veterinary board, don’t make your nightmare worse by neglecting your licenses in other states.
Yes, this KPI of the profession’s health looks better, but the cost to educate veterinarians is still out of sync with the public’s value of their services.
No, not really. But pickles have helped me understand a facet of customer service that applies perfectly to veterinary clinics.
To keep peace in a client’s home, can a veterinarian and veterinary team massage the truth about what really happened to a pet? Euthanasia, accidents and marijuana play big parts in this month’s ethical dilemma.
Letters to the editor
By dvm360.com staff
A reader (and veterinary practice manager) explains how small aesthetic upgrades in her hospital changed the attitudes of clients and team members for the better.
Equine
Nearly 500 horses were on site when a California wildfire hit the property. Equine veterinarian Chuck Jenkins saw the disaster firsthand—and helped save as many lives as possible.
Equine veterinary association sees transition in leadership, recognizes those who have contributed to the profession.
That's a personal question: Can you make a plan and manage the headaches that come with more personnel and higher costs?
Medicine
By dvm360.com staff
A recent study proposes the first-ever molecular model for the cause of rabies infection-associated behavior.
By dvm360.com staff
Chocolate pairs well with wine. Your veterinary client’s dog pairs well with neither. Make sure pet owners know the risks, the signs and the treatment methods of chocolate poisoning just in case.
When a veterinary patient presents with coughing, you know you must distinguish between a cardiac or respiratory cause. Which is it? This veterinary cardiologist helps you sort through your differentials.
Find out why veterinary sports medicine and rehab specialist Dr. Matthew Brunke became a believer.
By dvm360.com staff
On a scale from “Just cutting your teeth” to “Long in the tooth,” how would you rate your veterinary dentistry skills and expertise? Regardless of where you land, we’re willing to bet there’s a tip on this list that’ll benefit you and your patients.
By dvm360.com staff
Do not rule out this fatty form of cancer due to absence of fat on CT, says Dr. Eli Cohen.
Products360
By dvm360.com staff
Here's our regular rundown of new and notable veterinary products.
By dvm360.com staff
Here's our regular rundown of new and notable veterinary products.
By dvm360.com staff
Here's our regular rundown of new and notable veterinary products.