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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 16, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
The online Student Debt Center helps veterinary students understand and navigate their loan and repayment options.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 31, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
When conflict festers and communication is angry or chilled, patients, clients and team members suffer. If you don’t believe it’s true, you’re in the minority in veterinary practice. Look at the numbers, thoughts from your colleagues in the survey, and insights from our resident emotional intelligence guru Shawn McVey, MSW.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 17, 2017
Knowing why you’re struggling is important, so it’s not helpful to label every negative experience in the veterinary profession as compassion fatigue. When I took an honest look at how I was feeling, I wasn’t running out of compassion. My fatigue stemmed from making ethical decisions within the boundaries of clients’ (often) illogical values or unreasonable budgets.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 13, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
The agency says the powder can cause "severe airway inflammation, hypersensitivity reactions and allergic reactions."
 
VETTED: Jan 13, 2017
Feel out of your depth talking the practice owner into a new piece of expensive equipment or planning your own startup or practice purchase? You’re not alone. Here’s the short answer to, “What do I need to think about when I borrow a lot of money?”
 
VETTED: Jan 05, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinary professionals have their own set of resolutions, and the rest of the world wouldn't possibly understand.
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VETTED: Dec 27, 2016
Frequent hand washing to protect yourself, your team and your patients also means painful hands with dry, cracked skin. Don't just live with it ... lotion up.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 21, 2016
Some of us want attention when we're hurting. Clients should know their pets tend to bury the fact.
 
VETTED: Dec 06, 2016
The golden rule of new commitments and other sage work-life balance wisdom from Brian Conrad, a flawed but frank veterinary professional.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 30, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Tools, tips and plans to calm down, save your passion for practice and manage the day-to-day craziness of veterinary practice.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 22, 2016
You reap what you sow in harvest and orchards ... and in veterinary practice. The same goes for the thoughts you think and the stories you tell yourself about your strong feelings.
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 17, 2016
Make your day in veterinary practice and life easier. Get your urgent work reminders, big life projects and personal #goals out of your head and into a reminder and task management system.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 16, 2016
Veterinary IT and digital marketing consultant Eric Garcia is on a mission to spread the word about the benefits of digital sabbaticals, why veterinarians need them and tips to make them smooth and safe.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 14, 2016
Veterinary professionals, take these elementary steps to protect your mental health. Plus, a printable flowchart on the differences between burnout and compassion fatigue.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 02, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
You’ve got personality, and regardless of where you lie on the introvert-extrovert spectrum, you can be you and a brilliant veterinarian at the same time.