DVM360 MAGAZINE-11-01-2018

DVM360 MAGAZINE-11-01-2018

Cover Story
By dvm360.com staff
Before you judge your colleagues, take a long, hard look at our survey data on the educational debt they carry and why it might be limiting their choices ... and, overall, bumming them out.
It keeps you awake at night. It overshadows every life decision. It may even make you question your career choice. But you can be free of the soul-sucking burden of your veterinary student debt—as long as you have the right information and the right plan.
By dvm360.com staff
This week, this vet muses about the steep cost of therapeutic diets for her four cats—and that’s with the professional discount.
News
Print this PDF to educate your veterinary clients on the dangers of outdoor living for domestic housecats.
By dvm360.com staff
University of Florida veterinary scientist receives NIH grant; Purdue-Indiana team explores role for collagen.
By dvm360.com staff
Bestselling author will highlight the positive impact introverts have on the veterinary profession during San Diego event.
By dvm360.com staff
State program will help repay veterinary debt for students going into large-animal medicine.
KC Animal Health Corridor event showcases innovative technology that may eventually help veterinarians diagnose and treat malignancies of all types.
We got a peek inside the retail giant's thought process at the NAVC E-Commerce Summit.
This ex-Gambino-crime-family mobster would not be able to rescue the creatures of New York without the help of a veterinarian and his team.
By dvm360.com staff
Diagnostic imaging becomes the 16th academy acknowledged by the professional association.
By dvm360.com staff
New priorities include clarifying testing recommendations and avoiding shortcuts during treatment.
Dr. Raven Jackson-Jewett landed the job of her dreams when she became the attending veterinarian at a chimpanzee sanctuary. Now she wants to inspire and invite others to follow in her footsteps—especially fellow minorities.
By dvm360.com staff
Newest class of flea and tick preventive generates reports of muscle tremors, ataxia, seizures; agency says products still safe for majority of animals.
By dvm360.com staff
The overhead horizontal plane is showing up in dvm360 Hospital Design Competition entries. Will it land in your own practice design?
Featured Contributors
Dr. Brock’s daughter took a creative approach to combat her 4-year-old’s fibs. If only the method worked on veterinary clients.
Our favorite veterinary associate finally decides she wants to buy her boss out, so she makes Dr. Codger an offer he can’t refuse … or can he?
As more practices are acquired by larger companies, are veterinary consolidators undertaking legal restraint of trade? Let's roll the dice and find out.
Take a look at the numbers, and you see the student debt crisis is bigger than veterinary medicine. But the debt-to-income ratio makes our profession’s student loans particularly tough.
It's easy to get judgy about a pet living in poverty. Before you do, take a moment to imagine where its owner came from.
When it comes to professional courtesy with veterinary clients, how comfortable is too comfortable?
Letters to the editor
By dvm360.com staff
Not surprisingly, a Dr. Marc Rosenberg column about two veterinarians who disagree over the best way to prevent fleas and ticks in veterinary patients has inspired more debate.
Medicine360
Do you know how to help patients with pockets? Get the lowdown on subgingival cleaning, laser gingivectomy and locally applied antimicrobials and sealants.
By dvm360.com staff
Specialist says localized and minimally invasive is where it's at.
When cats in your practice have degenerative joint disease (and the majority do), are you recognizing the related pain and debilitation? Your TLC—an accurate diagnosis, multimodal management and simple environmental modifications—can bring comfort to these cats and their owners.
Equine360
By dvm360.com staff
Researchers at the University of Georgia and Kansas State University have implemented new ways of using the therapy to treat horses.
Products360
By dvm360.com staff
Here’s our regular rundown of new and notable veterinary products.
By dvm360.com staff
VetVance, Scratchpay, Wedgewood and VetSource round out our regular product rundown.