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These DVMs put the “rad” in nontRADitional career paths

Veterinarians Karen Bradley and Sarah Wooten map out their roads less traveled with directions on how to prepare and encouragement to get started and keep going.

Checklist for buying a practice

Don't buy—or buy into—a veterinary hospital before you work through this checklist.

4 fab ways to avoid brushing off veterinary clients

If you're in private practice and beholden to pet owners for your success in veterinary medicine, can you afford to skip the very basics of the exam room experience? (Hint: "No" is the answer you're looking for.) Here they are ...

Dark shadows: Drug abuse and addiction in the veterinary workplace

Whether it’s suicidal thoughts or drug addiction haunting our colleagues, are we doing enough to protect them from themselves ... and offering them the resources to get the help they need?

Female veterinarians earn less, but ...

... the AVMA starting salary calculator showing that looks at many factors. And that does NOT mean any female DVM should ask a practice owner for less money than her male peers.


Jump into the future with urinary biomarkers

SDMA markers can be detected earlier than other indicators of chronic kidney disease, leading to faster management.

Just Ask the Expert: Light anesthesia anxiety

There are lessons for all veterinary practices in deciphering the cause of inadequate anesthetic depth in routine procedures. Here is a step-wise guide on what to consider as you perform your root-cause analysis.

Get up to tempo on metronomic chemotherapy

General veterinary practitioners can implement this new spin on a proven cancer treatment approach.

Dilated cardiomyopathy: When having a big heart is a bad thing

Study suggests that heart enlargement may be predictor of sudden cardiac death in Doberman pinschers with dilated cardiomyopathy.

Renal diets for veterinary patients: What to feed and when to start

Restriction of some nutrients and supplementation with others helps pets with kidney disease live longer, better-quality lives.

The job search

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.

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."