DVM360 MAGAZINE-10-01-2016

DVM360 MAGAZINE-10-01-2016

Cover Story
When animals are victims of abuse, you may be called on to be their voice to speak to their emotional—as well as physical—suffering.
This targeted position manages disease at the wildlife population level, keeping its health and safety at the forefront.
News
By dvm360.com staff
Leaders say new program will meet agricultural needs in new ways.
By dvm360.com staff
With an outdoor arena and client observation areas, this new equine hospital is a dream for patients and clients.
Bojrab leaves behind a legacy of imparting practical knowledge in the surgery suite.
By dvm360.com staff
Irish Wolfhound puppies Cullen and Romulus were confirmed genetically identical after discovering they shared the same placenta during a Cesarean delivery.
By dvm360.com staff
Results from a Human Animal Bond Research Initiative and American Animal Hospital Association survey reveal a link between owner knowledge of human-animal bond benefits and veterinary care.
By dvm360.com staff
The interactive tool from the AAVMC compares factors affecting the total cost of attending veterinary school, including in-state and out-of-state tuition and average size of scholarship awards.
By dvm360.com staff
Colorado State University hosts international veterinary wellness summit for students and professionals.
Shawn McVey's Pathway Partners is just the latest to enjoy an outside investor seeing value in the work of America's veterinary hospitals.
By dvm360.com staff
Nationwide's annual contest looks through its database of insured pets to find the most unique moniker.
By dvm360.com staff
Nationwide's annual contest looks through its database of insured pets to find the most unique moniker.
By dvm360.com staff
Group aims to provide veterinary access for economically at-risk pets.
By dvm360.com staff
Systematic review of campylobacteriosis studies leads to more questions than answers.
By dvm360.com staff
Annual report from WTA Veterinary Consulting and Veterinary Economics examines financial performance of 100 top-performing veterinary practices.
By dvm360.com staff
Don't get sick of wellness plans before you even start! I was enthusiastic about wellness plans at my veterinary practice, but even I ran into hiccups getting clients to sign up and team members to offer them. Here’s what I learned.
By dvm360.com staff
Allen will remain involved in veterinary education in her new role with the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges.
The tireless efforts of the Cajun Navy alongside countless veterinary volunteers from LSU and beyond keep hope afloat for the people and animals affected by historic Louisiana flooding.
By dvm360.com staff
Results from dvm360’s 2015 survey shed light on how euthanasia has changed (and hasn’t changed) since 2012.
By dvm360.com staff
Thomas Graves, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, promoted from associate dean position.
By dvm360.com staff
Two universities are collaborating on a postgraduate program for beef-focused bovine veterinarians modeled on an already successful program for swine practitioners.
Commentary
Hints to help you track what’s changed—and what hasn’t.
Don't worry about all the squiggly lines. Remember they lead to an "X," no matter where you are in the veterinary industry.
Letters to the editor
By dvm360.com staff
Fear of blacklisting by community, colleagues kept doctor silent, and regrets linger.
By dvm360.com staff
Association counters claims in post asserting that the AVMA isn't serious about discrimination against women.
By dvm360.com staff
A reader says she was brushed aside when she brought a guilty verdict of discrimination to the association's attention.
Featured Contributors
Dr. Greenskin's morning quickly switches from Pokemon GO to an impromptu discussion on her investment in the practice with Dr. Codger.
You can confront today’s economic challenges AND remain optimistic about the veterinary field at the same time. Here are 3 tips to help you thrive.
A veterinarian's version of a horror story is a state board inquiry. But trust us, you can escape alive.
The answer? It's complicated. Let me explain.
Medicine360
How you can counteract the corrosive action of elevated gastric acid in your veterinary patients and when preventive use is indicated.
Do your veterinary rehabilitation services need some marketing rehab? Get in the underwater treadmill with us and we'll help flex those flabby client-acquisition muscles.
By dvm360.com staff
A dog named Cash back in the hunt thanks to advanced imaging.
Your veterinary patients have several responses to extreme stress, but no matter which way they respond, their health may be in danger.
This veterinary surgeon sees two diseases overlooked in limping puppy cases. Watch those radiographs!
Equine360
Taking care of horses quickly is a prime priority of these dedicated equine veterinarians and staff in Upstate New York.
As an equine vet (or technician), you've been covered in so much sweat and dirt it forms a paste on your skin. You've wondered, "What's that smell?" Then realized it was you. And you've borne the burden of delivering the news that this horse the owner was counting on still isn't pregnant. Here are a few reasons to celebrate your unique work life.
By dvm360.com staff
Human use of contaminated equipment or product is the main risk of transmission.
Humor
Dr. Brock’s patients have a run-in with a tormentor of an unusual nature.