Category Archives: Practice Management

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‘Pet parent’, ‘it’: Words reflect changes, and your words matter

Is an animal kept in the home an “it” or a “fur child”? Are we “guardians,” “owners” or “parents”? ” How you answer may depend on your gender, your age and your opinion of the proper place of a “pet” — itself a word most people use, others hate but … Continue reading ‘Pet parent’, ‘it’: Words reflect changes, and your words matter

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Nationwide | Purdue Veterinary Price Index: 5 fast takeaways

We’re in the process now of the second “refresh” of our Nationwide® | Purdue Veterinary Price Index, which we debuted at the NAVC Conference last year and will again present at this event in January. Our mid-year refresh was presented at the AVMA convention, and both the first presentation and … Continue reading Nationwide | Purdue Veterinary Price Index: 5 fast takeaways

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Three questions for … Practice Manager Nicole Allen, LVT

A while back our veterinary relations team received an inquiry from Nicole Allen, LVT, asking if she could participate in our student externship. Despite her impressive initiative and MBA coursework, we had to turn her down: Our externship is for veterinary students only. But we set up  a meeting at WVC for … Continue reading Three questions for … Practice Manager Nicole Allen, LVT

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PMOY winner’s Spay Day collaboration helps an entire community

Although each and every finalist had something worthwhile to say — and I encourage you to read all their entries — I will admit I was happy with the selection of Wesley Taylor of Mercy Animal Hospital (Gardendale, AL) as the 2015 Veterinary Economics Practice Manager of the Year, sponsored … Continue reading PMOY winner’s Spay Day collaboration helps an entire community