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Articles by Jim Kramer, DVM, CVPM

Jim Kramer, DVM, CVPM

Dr. Jim Kramer graduated from the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982. He and his wife Ann are partners at Columbus Animal Hospital in Columbus, Nebraska, where, in addition to providing routine small animal care, they serve as an area referral center for orthopedic and soft tissue disorders. Dr. Kramer is a professional member of the National Speakers Association, and of the American Association for Therapeutic Humor. He also is a past president of NSA Nebraska and the Nebraska Veterinarian Medical Association. He also serves as a Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board member.

Laser therapy: Less pain, more gain
April 1, 2014

Find out how this technology can not only help your veterinary practice's bottom line, but also enhance patient care and comfort.

Don't expect clients to do things the hard way
August 1, 2008

I think a lot of veterinarians see poor compliance because they ask clients to do things that are all but impossible. For example, say you're treating a dog that has a horrible ear infection, and you would need to manhandle the dog to get an ear drop in. And then you tell the client to give the dog three drops a day at home. The client can't do that.

Excuse me, but no more excuses
October 1, 2005

Prescribing the medicine is easier than taking it, but if you want to uphold your standard of care, you need to ditch your excuses.


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