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Veterinary challenges and solutions: Keeping an eye on the big picture

While it may not be intuitive to some of my colleagues, I think it’s essential to keep a very close eye on media streams outside of the veterinary world. While our trade websites (DVM360.com, Veterinary Practice News, among others) and our veterinary associations (local, state and of course the AVMA … Continue reading Veterinary challenges and solutions: Keeping an eye on the big picture

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Veterinary planning: Do we need to know how many pets there are?

There’s a great deal we don’t know about pets in the United States. We make decent educated guesses, for sure, and we’ve come to rely on numbers from organizations such as the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Pet Products Association. Both the AVMA and APPA put out massive … Continue reading Veterinary planning: Do we need to know how many pets there are?

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Up in the air: Good reads for a travel day — or any day

I’m in Nashville this week for a meeting of the Partners for Healthy Pets, and then it’s time for the American Animal Hospital Association‘s annual conference. I do a fair amount of air travel, and as a result, I’m pretty savvy about it. You’ll never catch me removing my shoes … Continue reading Up in the air: Good reads for a travel day — or any day