Veterinary prices up or prices down? We’ll be letting the veterinary community know in just a few days now, as we’ll be releasing our second refresh of the Nationwide® | Purdue Veterinary Price Index on Sunday at 6 p.m. ET. We’ll be presenting at the North American Veterinary Community conference, … Continue reading Where are veterinary prices heading now? Stay tuned!
The weeks between NAVC and WVC are some of our busiest at VPI, since we’re trying to handle all our usual work plus what we have to do to get ready and to be at these wonderful events. And of course, it’s not at all uncommon to bring back a … Continue reading Three questions for … LSU VBMA chapter president Keith Jarrett
The San Diego edition of The CVC is one of my favorite conferences, in no small part because the event is held in San Diego, not too far from VPI‘s offices in Brea, Calif. I also enjoy feeling like part of the welcoming committee, since I live in San Diego … Continue reading VPI’s Practice Manager of the Year: Are you up to the challenge?
I’ve known Dr. Andy Roark (University of Florida CVM, 2008) from the very beginning of his work in veterinary medicine. It’s no surprise to me that he has become as well-known as he is now, both in the veterinary community and on Facebook, where he has a following of more … Continue reading Humor is good medicine: Three questions for … Dr. Andy Roark
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
In recent years we’ve seen more pet owners go to Dr. Google for veterinary advice and to 1-800-YouKnowWho for their pet’s medication. What have we lost? I know a great many veterinarians — especially those who own practices — will look at the bottom line and think of the income … Continue reading The importance of putting a human face — the veterinarian’s — on pet-care advice