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Law and Ethics

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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.
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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?