DVM360 MAGAZINE-07-01-2017

DVM360 MAGAZINE-07-01-2017

Cover Story
Dr. Brian Gordon says he was wrongfully terminated after speaking out against cruelty to research animals.
By dvm360.com staff
Being aware of demographic shifts—and adapting your strategies accordingly—can help you find success for your practice and better health for more pets.
News
By dvm360.com staff
How much do you love your digital radiography system? Is it an obsession or just a fling? We asked survey-takers to share the opinions on what digital radiography does for their productivity in practice and what it’ll look like in the future.
By dvm360.com staff
Study shows that longer use may be OK, even in cats with kidney disease, but more research is needed.
By dvm360.com staff
A wildly innovative session at all three CVC shows this year puts pet owners in a room and on camera with a classroom of attendees next door listening to their exam room and practice experiences. Here are four things moderator Brian Conrad, CVPM, learned at the first one in Virginia Beach.
Veterinarians and pet owners should monitor patients for signs of respiratory disease, isolate affected animals at least 21 days.
By dvm360.com staff
The drug, manufactured by Zoetis, is used to treat cases of noise aversion.
By dvm360.com staff
From the hotel-like lobby to the cat and dog alcoves, find out how this emergency and referral hospital renovated its space into a stress-free environment for clients, staff and, most importantly, pets.
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinary Nurse Initiative Coalition will pursue legislative amendments in all 50 states.
By dvm360.com staff
Neil Olson held the role at University of Missouri for 10 years and replaces retiring Timothy Ogilvie in Granada.
By dvm360.com staff
One seeks to end a tax on awards to rural practitioners, the other would require veterinarians to hand over a written prescription for every medication.
By dvm360.com staff
Dr. Philip Bushby has thoughts on this now more complex question and how to work with clients to come to the best decision.
Featured Contributors
Is it unprofessional to warn technicians about difficult people and pets using a system that’s hidden from the client? One team member says yes.
A robust economy has helped this financial indicator trend in a positive direction. But for the health of the profession, more needs to happen.
Dr. Codger dreams and schemes about how to hand off his responsibilities at his veterinary practice—and perhaps still receive a paycheck. But will Greenskin bite?
Dr. Bo Brock credits his capabilities in the surgical suite to his junior high school woodworking teacher.
Subtleties in wording can mean everything when addressing breach of contract situations. Learn from these examples given by Dr. Allen.
Commentary
Dognition helps pet owners understand—and bond with—their dogs.
By dvm360.com staff
While the financial problems plaguing veterinary education may hog the spotlight, this young veterinarian says it’s time to talk about the other issues—those that occur behind closed doors and within closed minds—that are making students sour.
Equine
Oh that's right. You don't have a helicopter. But there is someone who could chop away at your duties and increase efficiency—a midlevel practitioner. Is it time to consider an answer out of human healthcare's playbook?
By dvm360.com staff
Test can help veterinarians monitor at-risk patients, assist owners with breeding decisions.
From ringworm to allergies to skin cancer, a veterinary dermatologist walks you through some updates on the most common conditions you might face in your equine veterinary patients.
Medicine
It's all smooth sailing until a maxilla or mandible mishap. Here's some help on navigating the sometimes scary course of jaw fracture repair.
By dvm360.com staff
How to use this biomarker in your veterinary practice to help you diagnose, treat and monitor chronic kidney disease.
Products360
By dvm360.com staff
Here's our weekly rundown of new and notable veterinary products.
They’ll tell you, “Virginia is for lovers,” but that’s not what I saw in the exhibit hall at CVC Virginia Beach. Well, maybe lovers of veterinary products.
By dvm360.com staff
Here's our weekly rundown of new and notable veterinary products.