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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
Dr. Nancy Katz says she's never been to a job interview where the practice owner didn't ask, usually in a roundabout way, whether or not she planned to have kids.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
CLEVELAND—Almost half of women associates surveyed cite an interest in practice ownership/partnership despite speculative fear that the next generation will avoid the management headaches.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
At some point, female owners must develop a balance between the business and their families.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2003
Solo practitioners could become a rare breed. As Baby Boomer veterinarians near retirement, their younger, supposed successors are resisting added responsibility, experts say.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2003
Cleveland-The majority of veterinarians say the most competitive business pressure is coming from Internet sales of veterinary products.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2003
Springboro, Ohio-There are plenty of positive and negative routes to coping with market saturation, and most practitioners respond to increased competition in one of three basic ways, says Karyn Gavzer, a consultant with KG Marketing and Training, Inc.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2003
Poland, Ohio-It's been eight years since Dr. John Daugherty's face-off with other practitioners in his town. He's been badmouthed, backstabbed and even called a quack.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
Experts estimate labor costs and benefits rank as top income eaters among the nation's veterinary practices.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
Cleveland-Veterinarians say they are doing more dentistry, behavior and nutritional consulting today than three years ago.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
The down economy of late appears to have run a hit-or-miss course among practices nationwide.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
Cleveland-Numbers of active clients and revenue are both on the upswing, veterinarians say. But a disparity still exists in pay between men and women.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
Santa Ana, Calif.-Robert Newman knows his Chihuahua suffers a slight heart murmur. Yet instead of informing his new veterinarian of the previously diagnosed condition, he waits to see test results, occasionally entertaining treatment recommendations he knows the dog doesn't need.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
Legal liabilities lie in virtually every veterinary hospital, but there are plenty of ways to reduce practice vulnerability.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2003
There's one person Dr. Dave Richards must confront every time he prepares to raise fees in practice - himself.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2003
Euthanasia has been likened to the best gift one can give an animal afflicted with chronic pain - a humane way to halt suffering.