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Law and Ethics

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 22, 2017
A devoted pet owner’s behavior has changed. The veterinary team wonders if they should step in—and how far they should take their concerns.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 20, 2017
Creating a working partnership with a generalist can open the door to a career path you may not have considered.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 07, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinarians and team members, with the help of the Banfield charity, have been working to keep pets on the island safe and healthy in the wake of disaster.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 07, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
A city panel moved the measure one step closer to approval in October.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 30, 2017
A new associate suggests some small upgrades for the good of the practice. Can he convince his bosses to go along with it?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 30, 2017
New veterinary talent wants noncompete language that won’t be unfairly burdensome. Employers want noncompete language that will hold up in court. Could a laddered noncompete serve both interests?
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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
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