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Articles by Laura McLain Madsen, DVM

Laura McLain Madsen, DVM

7 ways to give veterinary dental recommendations
February 1, 2012

Feeling tongue-tied when veterinary clients refuse dental treatment for their pets? Here's a mouthful of ideas on how to emphasize the importance of complete oral care.

The difference between MDs and DVMs
October 1, 2010

A veterinarian shares why she gave up medical school for veterinary school.

How to wow 3 client types
December 1, 2008

You should adjust your strategy for communicating with clients based on the person.

Euthanasia: When there's no other way
October 1, 2008

Clients struggle with the decision to euthanize more than many veterinarians think.

Streamline your senior care to improve compliance
September 1, 2008

Here are strategies to encourage internal and client compliance that work:

The dog ate my drapes
April 1, 2008

Talking to pet owners about separation anxiety.

Teaching an old boss new tricks
December 1, 2007

Introducing new drugs or procedures into your practice can be frustrating if you're an associate—and it can be especially tough if you're a recent graduate. Here are a few tips I've learned through experience.

Starting off on the wrong foot
July 1, 2007

Doctors tend to hang on to bad habits and attitudes from their first job. Seeking out mentors—or mentoring a new grad at your practice—can help.

The economics of pain relief
June 1, 2007

You know that a comprehensive analgesic protocol is necessary for your patients. But these drugs have a noticeable side effect—a financially healthy practice.


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