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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2006
Cleveland — Rising costs, tighter profit margins and price-shopping clients are all key issues for veterinarians in this economy.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2006
Study groups can negotiate significant benefits from better-known vendors.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
San Diego — Pet spending is expected to reach an all-time high this year of $38.4 billion with $9.4 billion going toward veterinary care.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2006
Schaumburg, Ill. — The National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues (NCVEI) plans to tackle income disparities between male and female veterinarians.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2004
Davis, Calif.—On Oct. 18, the Court of Appeal of the State of California, Third Appellate District, dismissed Dr. Carol Mandell's accusations of gender discrimination and national origin discrimination, but it said there is sufficient evidence to pursue an age discrimination case.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2004
Ask Dr. Shirley Johnston to describe her life's successes, and her roles as a wife and mother immediately come to mind.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2004
On average, veterinarians say they would prefer to devote more time to personal activities than work.
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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.