11 technologies veterinary practices can adopt today
New devices and software promise to help enhance patient care and monitoring, ease workloads, improve workflows, meet or exceed client expectations,…
New resource guides your practice as you expand operations
Veterinarians and veterinary teams have been performing essential work throughout the pandemic, nimbly adapting procedures and adopting new processes.…
AVMA CEO addresses workforce trends
Speaking to animal health industry leaders this August, AVMA CEO Dr. Janet Donlin talked about the challenges and opportunities facing the veterinary…
NIFA, LifeStock partner to promote federal programs addressing veterinary shortages
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded over $111,000 to the nonprofit LifeStock International to…
Five tips to protect veterinary practices against cyberattacks
Roughly 11,000 veterinary practices each year experience a cyberattack, and with just over 800,000 complaints of suspected internet crime in 2022,…
Veterinary companies expand operations
TAKE NOTICE Veterinary companies expand operations Intervet became one of the largest suppliers of veterinary…
AAHA expands international accreditation into Asia
The American Animal Hospital Association has begun to accredit veterinary practices internationally. Daktari Animal Hospital in Tokyo became the first…
Military veterinarians engaged in Operation Iraqi Freedom
Posted on April 15, 2003 They care for the working dogs that heighten security for U.S. soldiers in Iraq. They monitor the safety of the food and…
California shuts down nonveterinary teeth cleaning operation
A California court approved a settlement Oct. 16 ordering a nonveterinary teeth cleaning operation to pay $150,000 in restitution for the unlicensed…
Executive Board tackles professional issues, AVMA operations
The AVMA Executive Board, meeting June 4-6, took a hard look at agenda items regarding subjects as diverse as federal legislation and officer travel.
Just one thing: Getting to the right staffing ratio
Finding the veterinary team staffing ratio that’s right for your individual practice can position you to optimize both patient care and efficiency.
Workforce: What does our profession really need?
The veterinary profession is searching for workforce solutions to ensure that our practices are able to care for patients now and long into the…
Thriving in veterinary practice means consistently achieving goals and growth, while maintaining balance in all aspects of our lives. AVMA can help…
Court dismisses challenge to Texas in-person veterinarian-client-patient relationship requirement
A federal district court has again upheld provisions of a Texas veterinary practice act mandating that a veterinary-client-patient relationship (VCPR)…
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Practice of soring
The AVMA endorses the American Association of Equine Practitioners' position on the practice of soring.
From operating rooms to courtrooms, veterinary technicians help ensure the health of animals
The AVMA celebrates the varied and important work of veterinary technicians during National Veterinary Technician Week (Oct. 13-19)
PetSmart franchising in-store veterinary practices
PetSmart plans to sell franchise veterinary practices in the company’s stores starting this year under the name of PetSmart Veterinary Services.
Study explores secrets of highly efficient veterinary practices
A study of 60 animal hospitals classified as high, moderate, or low efficiency revealed differences in scheduling, staffing, and other aspects of…
Buying new technology? Take your time, get consensus, experts say
Information technology professionals William Lindus and Andy Jonardi present on the Axon webinar, "Talking Tech with Your I.T. Team," which was…
Emergency planning for veterinary practices
Business continuity and emergency planning are key to business survival in a disaster situation. These critical steps can help you prepare your…
Expanding, adapting cattle practice
An acting instructor told cattle veterinarians to show energy and passion in their business conversations with clients and colleagues.
The advantages of practicing diversity
July 17 at the AVMA Annual Convention in Honolulu was "a great, great day for the diversity initiative" in the words of Dr. Evan M. Morse, a speaker…
PRRS lawsuit could affect practices
A lawsuit in Indiana alleges that employees at one farm intentionally infected pigs with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and…
Don’t let cybercriminals hack your practice
Hackers aren’t picky about whom they target. They’re trying to infiltrate your company’s computer network and shut down your business until you pay…