DVM360 MAGAZINE-08-01-2018

DVM360 MAGAZINE-08-01-2018

Cover Story
Preventive care isn’t just for your patients—it’s for your online reputation as well.
Does the possibility of an online attack on your veterinary practice have you hiding under the covers? Come into the light! Establish and monitor your online presence to guard against online boogeymen.
Take a peek inside a veterinary exam room as Truman the golden retriever visits his veterinarian to provide samples for the study, funded by Morris Animal Foundation.
Here’s a peek into the bond between the pet owners and veterinarians contributing to the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study, supported by Morris Animal Foundation.
News
By dvm360.com staff
Group content director recognized as a "change-maker" as part of Folio’s 2018 Top Women in Media award.
Residential lawn care companies heavily advertise treatments that reportedly keep fleas and ticks at bay this time of year—but do they work, and are they safe for your veterinary patients?
By dvm360.com staff
Combined business-to-business company employs 11,000-plus people in more than 30 countries.
By dvm360.com staff
This clinic in Door County, Wisconsin, with its clean lines and creative roofline, would make architect Frank Lloyd Wright proud.
After seeing books about pirates and fairies but none about the ‘best profession in the world,’ Dr. Ruth MacPete set about to write one herself.
Featured Contributors
Want to build your veterinary practice? Dr. Robert Miller says just talk to your clients.
Delving into the innermost thoughts of Drs. Codger and Greenskin sheds new light on both sides. Time to learn about the meaning behind their motives.
When your practice is facing changes, consider the necessity of two different outlooks.
One retired kennel owner offers to provide veterinary services for his neighbors—but he’s not a veterinarian. What’s the local practice owner to do?
By identifying only one or two goals, you allow your veterinary team to put all of their energy, attention and resources toward achieving the outcomes that will make the biggest difference in your practice.
Equine
Before the day starts, on the way to every visit, and wowing horse owners: The equine veterinary technician is a must-have passenger (or driver) for great mobile equine practice today.
Commentary
These veterinarians propose the adoption of parameters to gauge the safety and efficacy of commercial hemp products.
According to this reader, not only is this better for the cat, but your veterinary client retention rates become healthy and strong as well.
Educational debt is a trap of veterinary colleges’ own making, says this longtime academician.
Medicine
By dvm360.com staff
Most veterinary clients don’t appreciate surprises when it comes to their pets’ dental procedures—especially when the revelation is permanent and costs extra. Here are some steps you can take to avoid them in your practice.
An exploration of the utility and urgency of treating taut muscle fibers in dogs with osteoarthritis.
An intervention to remove urinary stones didn't alleviate this bichon frise's stranguria. See if you can spot the cause in this ultrasonogram.
Products360
By dvm360.com staff
Here’s our regular roundup of new and noteworthy veterinary products.
By dvm360.com staff
Here’s our regular roundup of new and noteworthy veterinary products.