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Scale up or scale back to make your veterinary career sing

Tuning in to your unique balance is key to strike the right notes in practice and in life.

On the spot: Dr. Ryan DeVoe

Dr. DeVoe encourages students to let their enthusiasm guide them and explains why elephants never cease to amaze him.

On the spot: Dr. Margie Scherk

Dr. Scherk reveals her inspiration for pursuing a career in veterinary medicine and what she thinks is the biggest challenge facing the profession today.

Purdue launches veterinary pharmacy residency

Program will certify pharmacists as veterinary pharmaceutical experts.

On the spot: Dr. Michael Petty, Animal Pain Center, Canton, Mich.

In this video, Dr. Petty shares advice for new grads and stories from his career—including the tale of the runaway “circus” dog.

Medicine

Control of postamputation bleeding using aminocaproic acid

This study in retired racing greyhounds offers hope for breeds at risk for postoperative bleeding.

An essential question veterinarians should ask for itchy pets

How to begin to distinguish between allergic dogs and other sources of rashes and itching.

Aminocaproic acid's effectiveness as a hemostatic agent after gonadectomy

This study investigated whether aminocaproic acid can help with delayed bleeding after spays or neuters in retired racing greyhounds.

Video: How to perform a belt-loop gastropexy

Prevent GDV in your at-risk patients with this simple technique.

Video: Bracing for cranial cruciate ligament injury

Are braces an OK option for treating this common injury in canines?

The job search

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.

Quick tips to grow your veterinary career

Take your job to the next level with this advice to take charge of your career path.

Fla. veterinary students learn practice management skills through new externship

Program considered 'essential' to students hoping to own a veterinary practice.

10 ways to get a veterinary team job

Use these hints to avoid common resume mistakes and learn how to stand out to veterinary employers with an introduction that spells, "Hire me."

Graduation levels hold the line

But the total number of new veterinary graduates could jump 18 percent by 2017.