DVM360 MAGAZINE-06-01-2018

DVM360 MAGAZINE-06-01-2018

Cover Story
Application process may be keeping out the most tenacious and hard-working candidates before they get the chance to begin coursework, experts assert.
Equine veterinary professionals learn a lot of safety protocols. But one real danger rarely gets addressed in practice—and that needs to change, these experts say.
News
You're familiar with top veterinary blogs, but do you read pet parent blogs? Perhaps it's time to start.
By dvm360.com staff
Point-of-care portfolio expands Zoetis’ veterinary diagnostics presence.
June is National Pet Preparedness Month, so prepare to talk about microchips and their role with your veterinary clients.
Still wondering if CBD oil lives up to the hype, or if you’ll go to jail for recommending it? New research from Cornell backs the claims, and the federal government seems to be loosening the noose on veterinary recommendations.
What’s going on with canine influenza? Well, there’s a website and a week, and now the Canadians are involved. Here’s what you need to know to keep your patients safe.
As the 2018 hurricane season approaches, check out these tips from BluePearl hospitals in Florida and Texas—they just might help your own veterinary team in the midst of disaster.
By dvm360.com staff
Annual forecast from Companion Animal Parasite Council based on weather patterns and other factors affecting disease activity.
Dr. Kelly Folse’s attorney maintains his client’s innocence, says her gun was not the weapon used.
By dvm360.com staff
Merger will create independent public company called Vets First Corp.; Henry Schein expects to receive up to $1.25 billion in cash from deal.
Daniel Joseph Sanetz, 46, worked in the human resources department at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.
Need some inspiration for spring? Crack the windows to let in that beautiful breeze, then grab your paper tiger by the tail.
Featured Contributors
Answer: One bite at a time, of course, says AVMA's new chief economist Dr. Matthew Salois—but be sure to share the task with colleagues from other disciplines.
When Dr. Codger invites Dr. Greenskin to a morning meeting, the young associate fears she’ll get eaten for breakfast for dismissing the bully technician the old-timer can’t live without.
Think of a convention program as a map, with unfamiliar topics like unexplored cities.
The relationship between farrier and veterinarian doesn’t have to be one of begrudging acceptance. Rather, it can blossom into respect and learning.
What do you do when an employee's appearance creates a distraction in the veterinary clinic? An edgy but necessary dilemma.
Noncompete terms are the gifts that keep on giving well after you leave a veterinary practice. If you’re hoping to get out of yours, here’s a picture of how that could go—as well as some words of advice.
Are you a high-flying veterinarian by day and a reluctant veterinary practice manager by night? I don’t want to take the wind out of your cape, but your neglected alter ego may need a boost.
Commentary
I was devastated after the passing of two of my classmates and best friends, but I found a way to pull myself together and love this profession again.
Equine
By dvm360.com staff
Hundreds of horses were scheduled to return in mid-April to the newly rebuilt San Luis Rey Training Center after a December wildfire near San Diego.
Medicine
With proper management by the owner and healthcare from the veterinary team, cats with this retrovirus can live longer, more comfortable lives.
... the more you diagnose. Endocrinology expert Dr. David Bruyette says hypoadrenocorticism and hyperaldosteronism are underdiagnosed and underreported in cats. Time to raise your clinical bar and catch these diagnoses.
By dvm360.com staff
Dr. Susan Nelson wants to debunk the myth that cats and pregnant women can’t safely coexist.
Veterinary medicine has come a long way in caring for its purring patients recently, including new drugs and a different approach to fluid therapy.
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.