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Illegal questions: Hiring edition

Many questions in a veterinary practice hiring interview that seem harmless on the surface can be discriminatory. Applicants, make sure your interview was on the level. Managers, make sure you review what you'll ask against this list of discriminatory subjects.

Are you the veterinarian you wanted to be?

If we're so adept at identifying medical problems and making diagnoses, then can't we fix our own problems?

New tool compares cost of veterinary schools for students

The interactive tool from the AAVMC compares factors affecting the total cost of attending veterinary school, including in-state and out-of-state tuition and average size of scholarship awards.

Reaching for new heights in veterinary well-being

Colorado State University hosts international veterinary wellness summit for students and professionals.

In veterinary practice, lifestyle matters, but work ethic does too

Dr. Greenskin's morning quickly switches from Pokemon GO to an impromptu discussion on her investment in the practice with Dr. Codger.

Medicine

Don't draw a blank when it comes to dementia

Many of your older canine and feline veterinary patients are likely showing signs of cognitive decline. Have you been checking up on this treatable condition?

Best of the updated spay-neuter guidelines

Task force member Dr. Philip Bushby discusses what he feels is the most important message delivered in the update.

Client handout: Why punishment fails, and what works better

Use this handout to show clients this should not be the first training method of choice.

Clinical Rounds: Meningioma in a 9-year-old chocolate Lab

The brain—a dense and intricate collection of neurons and glial cells that controls all things. When tumors invade—even the covering of the brain, the meninges—it seems an especially sinister form of cancer. The team at the University of Tennessee helped extend this dog's life by using the latest information on meningioma management.

Feline pain management miracle: No more grumpy cat!

Maybe he was just in pain the whole time. And the variety of products at your disposal to identify and treat pain in cats keeps expanding.

The job search

Illegal questions: Hiring edition

Many questions in a veterinary practice hiring interview that seem harmless on the surface can be discriminatory. Applicants, make sure your interview was on the level. Managers, make sure you review what you'll ask against this list of discriminatory subjects.

Law school grads or vet school grads: Who's got it worse?

Veterinary economists weigh costs and benefits of both degrees to determine how many graduates is too many for these similar industries.

Equine veterinary associates: Getting out from under the boss's shadow

How practice managers and owners can make sure their newest doctor is a success.

Insert directly into trashcan

A list of the worst veterinary career advice I’ve ever received (and promptly discarded)

Looking for a job as an associate veterinarian? Set yourself apart as a candidate

Take it from an owner who’s recently hired: These tips will put you at the top of the list.