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Powdered gloves? FDA says, 'Throw them out!'

The agency says the powder can cause "severe airway inflammation, hypersensitivity reactions and allergic reactions."

Veterinary loans don’t HAVE to be scary

Feel out of your depth talking the practice owner into a new piece of expensive equipment or planning your own startup or practice purchase? You’re not alone. Here’s the short answer to, “What do I need to think about when I borrow a lot of money?”

Pounce on these veterinary scholarship opportunities

Studying veterinary medicine and love cats? (We thought so.) Check out two new scholarship opportunities through the Winn Feline Foundation and the AAFP.

Veterinary resolutions: A dvm360 pie chart

Veterinary professionals have their own set of resolutions, and the rest of the world wouldn't possibly understand.

Drug for heart disease shows promise for cats and humans

Novel drug treats hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the most common feline heart disease.

Medicine

Not your grandpa's canine leptospirosis cases

My how things have changed regarding which dogs to suspect this infectious disease in, how to diagnose it and more.

Intraoral radiographs: Take the giant leap

Five reasons you'll be over the moon about that veterinary dental radiography unit.

'I'm sorry, President Reagan'

Dr. Miller reflects on a missed moment with one of his former clients.

Stress erodes patience, breeds toxicity

Personality clash isn't the only source of bad vibes in veterinary practice.

Parasite prevention “failures”: when expectation doesn’t meet reality

Client communication is an essential part of the prevention cycle.

The job search

Handout: Illegal hiring questions

Download a quick PDF with questions in a veterinary practice hiring interview that seem harmless on the surface but are actually 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.