DVM360 MAGAZINE-03-01-2017

DVM360 MAGAZINE-03-01-2017

Cover Story
By dvm360.com staff
This architect-and-veterinarian, husband-and-wife duo marries functionality and design in a two-story, eco-friendly, open-concept clinic.
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Two hospitals named co-Hospitals of the Year, four chosen as Merit Award winners.
News
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We have four words: New. Veterinary. Products. GO!
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USDA site wipes records concerning animal welfare violations; HSUS takes action.
Footage of Animal Planet’s Jeff Young, DVM, performing surgery with bare arms, no gown and no mask is "getting in the way of his message" of the importance of high-quality, high-volume veterinary care, say AVMA president and CEO.
Are these clinical-focused tools at your fingertips handy, or should you even bother?
Here’s what veterinarians think about “difficult” pet owners: how it feels when clients lash out—and who’s willing to show them the door.
By dvm360.com staff
These cat and dog conditions accounted for more than 1.3 million of Nationwide pet insurance claims in 2016, a 23 percent increase from three years before.
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Veterinarians seek to reduce the prevalence of inherited disorders in companion animals without condemning or stigmatizing specific breeds.
Practice owner and newly published memoirist Dr. Laurie Hess sat down with us at CVC San Diego for an exclusive Q&A about her new book, a big sugar glider mystery, her take on practice management—and managing nosy neighbors.
By dvm360.com staff
Fluorouracil cream is dangerous even in small amounts, agency states.
Commentary
On the veterinary calendar we mark the changing of seasons in some very special ways.
Featured Contributors
Everybody will be affected: the well-off as well as the nation's veterinary practice owners and just about every tax-paying American. Here’s our guess in President Trump’s first month of office on the future of Uncle Sam’s revenue.
In which Dr. Greenskin wonders if she will ever attain the mythical status of her employer and mentor.
In his latest book, Dr. Miller tells how pre-TV days inspired home-grown entertainment in the form of practical jokes.
Veterinary firms are becoming more concentrated—fewer in number and larger in size. Here’s a look at why it’s happening and what the impact might be.
Medicine360
Help kitties in your clinic today—and minimize your risk for error—with these tips from Dr. Robin Downing.
Dr. Martha Cline addresses how a veterinary patient's diet comes into play when more than one condition is present.
By dvm360.com staff
Clarke Atkins, DVM, DACVIM (cardiology), says it's the right preventive led off by the right antibiotic. Do you do it every time with your canine patients?
Easily, and confidently, declare "Fluid" or "No fluid" by performing an abbreviated ultrasound protocol in your critical veterinary patients.
When hair becomes embedded in the oral cavities of your veterinary patients, it can cause inflammation and the destruction of periodontal attachment. Know where to look for it, how to treat it and how to keep it from recurring.
By dvm360.com staff
These three skin diseases aren’t zebras—they're more like donkeys. Learn to recognize their “hoofbeats” so you don’t miss the diagnosis.