DVM360 MAGAZINE-07-01-2016

DVM360 MAGAZINE-07-01-2016

Cover Story
Whether it’s suicidal thoughts or drug addiction haunting our colleagues, are we doing enough to protect them from themselves ... and offering them the resources to get the help they need?
Incident opens discussion on academic misconduct in the digital age and the increasingly blurred lines between cheating and collaboration.
News
By dvm360.com staff
This veterinary hospital was, in fact, born in a barn. Find out how this team turned a historic landmark into a state-of-the-art veterinary facility.
By dvm360.com staff
Bretagne, a golden retriever, assisted after 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.
By dvm360.com staff
Judge: Couple eligible to seek $67,000 in dachshund's treatment costs after kennel administered wrong medication.
Moves to strike Texas board expert’s testimony based on VIN comments, alleges witness was not impartial.
By dvm360.com staff
House Bill 60 strengthens state's laws on companion animal abuse.
By dvm360.com staff
Internet pharmacy enters strategic relationship with veterinary distributor.
By dvm360.com staff
Department of Labor sets salary threshold for overtime pay at $47,476.
By dvm360.com staff
Study indicates the risk for this zoonotic disease in veterinary patients can have seasonal and spatial distribution, especially in areas of rainfall.
By dvm360.com staff
A pioneering Texas A&M team hopes the successful cataract surgery will serve as a model for future procedures on elderly penguins.
By dvm360.com staff
Renowned veterinarian, business expert contributed to the profession as a practitioner, owner, consultant and teacher.
By dvm360.com staff
Faculty member replaces founding dean Glen Hoffsis at Lincoln Memorial University.
By dvm360.com staff
AHS announces the hottest topics on tap for the 15th Triennial Heartworm Symposium scheduled for September in New Orleans.
By dvm360.com staff
The manufacturer says there are no more order limits for this in-demand canine atopic dermatitis treatment.
Out of 300 dogs tested, several are found to have high or significant levels of toxin.
By dvm360.com staff
A team from UC Davis helps a border collie recover after her skull was dislocated from her spine.
By dvm360.com staff
Warnick, DVM, PhD, DACVPM, served as interim dean for one year.
By dvm360.com staff
The former veterinary school dean will work to improve animal and public health issues.
By dvm360.com staff
UC Davis research finds early neutering triples risk of certain joint disorders, urinary incontinence in females.
Commentary
The veterinary and legal author, speaker and teacher's exit is too bad for the next generation of veterinarians who won’t get a class with this legal and veterinary mind. And, let’s get personal: I’ll miss him.
Letters to the editor
Despite a shrinking number of applicants per veterinary school position, class sizes have increased and new schools are opening. It’s time to stop.
Veterinarians aren't just for cats and dogs. They're crucial to human health and global security, says UC Davis dean, and should be partners with physicians, farmers and world leaders more than ever before.
Veterinary practice managers are fundamental, and so is their compensation.
Featured Contributors
... the AVMA starting salary calculator showing that looks at many factors. And that does NOT mean any female DVM should ask a practice owner for less money than her male peers.
With Dr. Codger on vacation, Dr. Greenskin must face a client who belittles her abilities and refuses treatment for a puppy in need.
"… And I have no clue what they mean." A veterinary attorney helps break the code on these verbose legal documents.
Should you bend over backward to accommodate a rule-bending, boundary-pushing (but brilliant) veterinarian to serve the greater good?
By dvm360.com staff
Dr. Miller unravels an intern’s objections to the clinic dress code.
When my small animal practitioner-wife and I were the only hope for a desperate mama goat, we relied on skills learned from a former veterinary school mentor: Be adaptable and make do.
Medicine360
The fun continues on our alphabetic journey through the management of our veterinary patients' oral problems.
Restriction of some nutrients and supplementation with others helps pets with kidney disease live longer, better-quality lives.
A brief guide to environmental enrichment from feline expert Dr. Ilona Rodan.
Learn more about this officially recognized pain syndrome in pets and people.
Equine360
The answer, of course, should be all of them—but things can get tricky in this triangulation of communication.
By dvm360.com staff
19-year-old thoroughbred honored for being a "Master Equine Educator" while helping veterinary students learn.
By dvm360.com staff
Colorado State veterinarians save a miniature horse with a foam-lined ski boot ending in bike-tire treads.
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinarians, physicians will benefit from collaboration funded by horse health enthusiasts.
Humor
Just what does a dog funeral entail? Dr. Brock finds out.