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Law and Ethics

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 23, 2017
What do you do when you find a microchip at your veterinary practice and the pet owner says "no," you can't scan it? Here's how I handle it.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 19, 2017
A well-thought-out letter of intent, much like an engagement proposal, can keep from scaring off a potential business partner.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 18, 2017
Was this vaccine-clinic veterinarian right to order a steroid injection over the phone for a pet he didn't even remember?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 06, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
A reader asks us to stop showing these suffering souls as representatives of normal.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 28, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Valerie McDaniel, DVM, accused of hiring a hit man to murder her ex-husband, commits suicide before the date of her court appearance.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 22, 2017
Highly trained and experienced team members with the proper credentials can handle delicate procedures as well as—or better than—their bosses. So why do veterinarians have to be involved at all?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 07, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Kyle James Hebert allegedly schemed to influence race outcomes by doping horses with “frog juice.”
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 09, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Licensure is no longer a requirement to practice animal massage in the state.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 09, 2017
A job candidate is offered a lowball salary at this veterinary hospital when the schedule conflicts with his religious beliefs. The hiring manager swears it's all about the bottom line. Whose side are you on?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 09, 2017
Avoid violating anti-discrimination laws the same way you avoid malpractice claims.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 08, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
USDA site wipes records concerning animal welfare violations; HSUS takes action.
 
VETTED: Jan 31, 2017
This veterinary team was concerned that a client's baby had been exposed to leptospirosis—but the pet owner was threatening to sue. Here’s how it all went down.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 26, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinarians seek to reduce the prevalence of inherited disorders in companion animals without condemning or stigmatizing specific breeds.
 
VETTED: Jan 19, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
According to the Harvard Business Review, you’re better off avoiding the poison than going for glory when hiring for your veterinary practice.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 11, 2017
Increasingly complex legislation means veterinarians must be extra-vigilant in their drug management practices.