President George W. Bush signed a long-sought-after economic stimulus package March 9.
The "Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002" (H.R. 3090) is a combination of business economic stimulus provisions, relief provisions for lower Manhattan businesses affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a 13-week extension of unemployment benefits, extensions for expired or soon-to-expire tax breaks and technical corrections.
Dr. Alice Villalobos of Hermosa Beach, Calif., planted the thought in the minds of about 75 practitioners and practice managers during a management conference hosted by the American Animal Hospital Association in Boston.
Las Vegas-A syndicated pet columnist says more and more pet owners are
complaining about veterinary fees, whereas veterinarians and management experts
dismiss the argument but say it signals the importance of improved communications