Latest Issue of Veterinary Team Brief

May 2015
Veterinary Technology

Maximize the benefits of technology for your practice without sacrificing the connection with patients and clients. Plus, what triage skills do veterinary technicians need to treat the most life-threatening emergencies?

Clinical Suite:
Acute Vomiting & Diarrhea

Vomiting and diarrhea can indicate a number of disorders or diseases. Use this team approach to direct your diagnostic plan.

Use this Clinical Suite

Everyday Clinical

Dental Nomenclature: Dental Anatomy

This video discusses the dental anatomy of both the tooth and the periodontium.


Dental Nomenclature: Directional Terminology

This video defines directional terminology concerning location of pathology in the oral cavity for medical record or dental charting purposes, including skull, intraoral, and, tooth.


Anesthetic Considerations for Geriatric Dogs

Concurrent health concerns in older dogs can complicate anesthesia. How can you minimize the risks?

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Communicate With Clients

The Effects of Sleeping with Pets

Does sharing a bed with pets decrease the quality of sleep? Here’s how to advise clients on this issue.

Animal Ownership & the Human–Animal Bond

This study serves as an important reminder of the significance of the human-animal bond, and how we should consider this relationships when making treatment decisions.  

Commit to Really Listening to Your Clients

Even the best of us sometimes are poor listeners. Learn to optimize your ability to really “hear” what clients are trying to communicate.

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Build the Team

The Value of Mentorship in Veterinary Practices

Mentoring and handholding are not one and the same. Discover how to create a partnership that benefits the mentee and the mentor.

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The Power of Personal Growth

How can you develop the most effective, happy veterinary team? By focusing on intrinsic factors, according to this study.

Set Standards for a Service-Oriented Practice

Many practices consider themselves service-oriented. But are they? What does that really mean?

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Develop Your Skills

The Art of Triage

Your triage skills can mean life or death for your patient. Follow this approach to recognize and treat the most life-threatening conditions first.

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Veterinary Student Loan Debt: A Crisis for the Profession & the Nation

The student loan debt is a hot topic among many professions, including veterinary medicine. What's the solution to these financial challenges? 

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Setting Boundaries with Managers, Team Members, & Clients

Feeling burned out, overworked, or overwhelmed? It’s probably time to set boundaries for yourself, with your team, and with your clients. 

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Manage the Practice

Practice Ownership: A Smart Move Despite Student Loan Debt?

Don't let debt hold you back from buying a practice. Find out how making this move now may help you pay back those loans faster.

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Branding the Veterinary Practice

Want to set your practice apart from the competition, but not sure how? Use these tips to effectively build your brand.

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Calculate Your ROI Before You Buy

Planning on purchasing a new piece of equipment, or remodeling your practice? Ask yourself these questions to ensure you’re making a smart investment.

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Veterinary Team Brief delivers practical skills for team-based medicine—with clinical strategies for team training, peer-reviewed credibility, concise content, essential training modules, and easy-to-implement protocols. From the publisher of Clinician's Brief.