I was a recent veterinary school graduate when I met Mrs. Anders and her 11 year-old tabby cat, Beauregard. Beauregard’s regular veterinarian, Dr. Miller, was unavailable at the time of his appointment,...

(This article is part of the ongoing column 12 Steps to Success.) “Those who manage their time well create order and organization in their home and work environments and honor their commitments consistently....

(This article is part of the ongoing column 12 Steps to Success.)   MARKETING YOUR PRACTICE When veterinarians market themselves, several factors influence their approach, including aspirations (what...

Want to fix what’s wrong with veterinary medicine? First, remember what’s right. I’m going to let you in on a little secret. There are a lot of very smart people out there who think...

“Four-dollar antibiotics at Walmart? We can’t even buy them for that price, much less store and sell them. We’re shutting down our pharmacy business.” With the struggling economy and the entrance...

(This article is part of the ongoing column 12 Steps to Success) “Too often we postpone our happiness, convinced that tomorrow will be better than today. But it is only by truly relishing the present...

(This article is part of the ongoing column 12 Steps to Success.)   Anger surges through you, and you feel your face flush. The receptionist has headed back to the desk after dumping a pile of medical...

(This article is part of the ongoing column 12 Steps to Success.) Any successful healthcare encounter requires active listening,1 which is far more than just paying attention. It is a specific communication...

Originally published: DVM360 – January 2013 (Click Here To View Original)   In our profession, great Facebook pages can be harder to find than Cesar Millan fans at a veterinary behavior conference....

  This year, the most popular thing I put out was not an article. It was a kooky video I did on a lark for DVM360. I decided it should still be included in the top 3 since, well, you folks seem to...