Continuing education is something many professionals are required to do to maintain their ability to continue working in their fields. Veterinarians and, in most states, veterinary technicians are required to keep their knowledge and skills current through continuing education. Required it may be, but for many of us, it’s a … Continue reading Don’t hide your CE: Share and celebrate your expertise!
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
Perhaps appropriate for the day before Halloween, our current Hambone Award nominee has recovered from one of the scariest injuries I’ve seen cross my desk. Credit is due to the Pet Emergency and Specialty Center, with two locations in the San Diego area, for their work saving this dog, and … Continue reading Hambone Award: Scary injury, spectacular save
Although it may seem as if my “Three questions for …” series is just for spotlighting veterinary students, there are some very interesting established members of our veterinary community that I will be featuring next month. In the meantime, I loved having the chance to interview Erica Bickel of the … Continue reading Three questions for … Auburn’s Erica Bickel, VBMA president-elect
A great many people in the veterinary community know about our annual Hambone Award, given to one of 12 Nationwide-insured pets after we throw open the voting to the public. (The nominees — one per month — are chosen internally.) But what many don’t know is that the veterinary practice … Continue reading One veterinary practice will get $10K for pets in 2015 Hambone Award voting
What do you do when you see bad pet health advice fly by? I suggest that we in the veterinary community step up and put the truth out there. Case in point: Dog-owners on Facebook were sharing the story of a dog who, as the story went, died of acute … Continue reading Speak up! Don’t let bad pet health advice pass unchallenged