Latest Issue of Veterinary Team Brief

November-December 2014
The Team: Your Greatest Resource

Discover strategies for supporting working women and part-time team members in your practice, and learn how to write a policy manual your team will actually want to read. Plus, follow a protocol for canine diabetes mellitus and recognize these red flags of feline diabetes.

Clinical Suite:
Guide to Team Training

Follow these essential steps for diagnosing, treating, and educating clients about canine diabetes.

Use this Clinical Suite

Everyday Clinical

How to Implement a Senior Wellness Program

Even more than in humans, illness in pets often goes undetected, especially as pets age. Screening senior patients can play a key role in catching diseases before they become serious concerns.


Handling Feline Patients: Less is Always More

By recognizing physical cues and properly preparing examination areas, team members can make visits more comfortable.

Peer Reviewed
Communicate With Clients

Tools for Talking to Your Clients About Money

Financial discussions with clients can lead to emotionally charged situations. Here are 4 ways to ensure positive results from these difficult conversations.

Peer Reviewed

David vs Goliath: How a Veterinary Hospital Can Battle Big-Box Stores

The pressure for market share of parasite preventives and common prescriptions will continue to intensify between competitors.


How to Normalize Emergencies in Practice

Follow this sample emergency case, plus discover tips to establish your practice’s emergency protocol and make your team more comfortable with urgent cases.

Peer Reviewed

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Build the Team

Support Your Practice’s Dr. Mom

The role of “Dr. Mom” can be challenging for her and her team members. Here are some practical solutions to foster support among Dr. Mom and the entire team. 

Peer Reviewed

5 Holiday Stressors for Veterinary Teams

Here are common stressors veterinary healthcare teams encounter during the holidays, with tips to promote more cheer and less fear during the season.


Opinion: Veterinary Nurse vs Veterinary Technician?

Is “technician” still the correct term for this important and growing role? Two experts debate the differences between “veterinary nurses” and “veterinary technicians.”

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Develop Your Skills

How Feedback Can Help Performance Anxiety

Feedback itself is simply information; however, we tend to distort its negative aspects and overlook its positive and insightful messages.


Thriving Full-time as a Part-time Associate

How can you make a smooth transition to part-time? These valuable tips can help you navigate the obstacles. 

Peer Reviewed

Power Up Your Preventative Care

How do you help patients between visits? New technology makes monitoring health and activity easier for veterinary professionals and clients.

Peer Reviewed

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Manage the Practice

Social Media Calendar: January 2015

Use this Social Media Calendar to interact with clients and answer their questions about essential labratory screening in felines. 

Social Media Calendar: December 2014

Help pet owners keep their pets safe this holiday season. Use these daily social media posts!

Top 5 Items Every Policy Manual Should Include

An expert shares 5 things every manual should include to maintain the practice’s vision, guide team members, and protect the practice legally.

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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.