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Supporting veterinary medicine’s future: Nationwide and the VBMA

One of the best parts of my work as Chief Veterinary Officer for Nationwide — and before the brand change, for Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) — has been being able to meet so many wonderful veterinary students, in no small part through our support of the Veterinary Business Management Association … Continue reading Supporting veterinary medicine’s future: Nationwide and the VBMA

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Heading to AVMA? 5 fast plane reads, from fleas to medical marijuana

My work as VPI’s Chief Veterinary Officer takes me to just about every kind of meeting in the veterinary world, from those of regional and state VMAs to the big national events, such as the two I’ll be at this month, the AVMA Convention and CVC-Kansas City. Since I leave … Continue reading Heading to AVMA? 5 fast plane reads, from fleas to medical marijuana

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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?