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Can this veterinary practice be saved?
February 1, 2012

A few months ago, this husband-and-wife practice owner team was at a crossroads. Not sure whether to persevere or give up on their recently purchased veterinary practice—and completely out of ideas—they called Veterinary Economics for help. This is their story.

5 questions to help you choose your veterinary practice model
October 1, 2011

Need some direction? Dr. Scott Griffith shares his insights.

Back to the bayou: Doctor starts veterinary practice in New Orleans' French Quarter
October 1, 2011

This burned-out doctor found the pulse of his new practice in the heart of his hometown.

Keeping it all in the veterinarian's family
October 1, 2011

Dr. Griffith hired his son as his practice manager, and it's one of the best choices he made during the launch of his new clinic.

End-of-life issues: How to answer the "What would you do?" question
June 22, 2011

Sometimes clients need a few words of advice. Here's how to respond when they ask for your personal opinion.

Communicating with equine clients about West Nile virus
June 1, 2011

Mobile practitioners, follow these tips to handle horse-health conversations on the go.

Case studies: Make sure new equipment earns its keep
September 1, 2009

Veterinarians share their financial success stories with ultrasound machines, dental digital radiography units, and surgical and therapy lasers.

Extreme makeover: parasite edition
May 1, 2009

Remodel your parasite prevention program to help pets and people.

Pearly white profits
February 1, 2009

Tips from doctors who offer dentistry as demand for other services declines.


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