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Law and Ethics

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 17, 2017
Keeping pets’ pain and fear to a minimum is great—but it’s not enough for a good quality of life. Animals need an environment in which they can thrive and be happy. And veterinarians are obligated to help make this happen.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 02, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinary technician should not have harassed leasehold tenant, reader says—her termination was appropriate.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 21, 2017
Despite efforts to repeal or replace, veterinarians still need to be aware of health insurance regulations—for themselves and their employees.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 19, 2017
While the First Amendment gives the freedom to protest, an at-will employment relationship means it's necessary to tread lightly.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Corporation required to sell emergency, specialty practices as a condition of acquiring VCA; FTC concerned about lack of competition.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 14, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Award recognizes organizations that expand access to care for people and animals in need.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 30, 2017
A veterinary team is torn between giving an irresponsible owner back his microchipped dog or letting a Good Samaritan who got him medical care take him in as her own.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 07, 2017
Clinicians must check a state database for pet owner drug abuse before prescribing opioids or benzodiazepines—but the new law won’t prevent them from prescribing those medications even when they suspect abuse.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 29, 2017
Let’s get to know what these documents are, how they can help and why they might benefit your veterinary practice (and your wallet).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 28, 2017
When a veterinary clinic employee has too much to drink, is an apology enough to rectify the situation?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 09, 2017
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.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 30, 2017
Dr. Brian Gordon says he was wrongfully terminated after speaking out against cruelty to research animals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 22, 2017
Subtleties in wording can mean everything when addressing breach of contract situations. Learn from these examples given by Dr. Allen.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 22, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinary Nurse Initiative Coalition will pursue legislative amendments in all 50 states.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 12, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
The novel-concept veterinary school can reapply for accreditation in June.