From a career that started with big hair in the ‘80s and is now heading toward retirement , Vickie Byard, CVT, VTS (Dentistry), has seen enormous changes in vet med for techs, for dentistry, and for patient care . And it all happened because her practice leadership gave her the chance.
How comfortable is your team treating common bird emergencies? Sydney Pockard , DVM, talks to columnist Emily Singler, VMD, and offers tips for veterinarians in general practice.
Are you a vet tech who dreams of owning a practice? Or are you an owner with a superstar technician you’d want to partner with? When techs own veterinary practices, their insider knowledge is a tremendous asset.
Founded in 2023, the online collaborative space known as VetHive operates on four principles: creating a culture of support, rejecting the ivory tower mentality, being our authentic selves, and viewing veterinary medicine as a team sport. NEWStat chats with founder Kate Baker, DVM, MS, DACVP (Clinical Pathology) .
Elizabeth Musgreave , CVT, sa ys she “could not imagine life without a cat . ” I n her role at Hickory Veterinary and Specialty Hospital in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania , she strives to improve the lives of all her patients —and to raise awareness of the role of veterinary technicians in animal welfare.
Are you missing charges? Keeping too much inventory on-hand? Practice owner Jenn Galvin has ideas for how to keep the team happier and discover hidden revenue in the process.
Intimidated by exotics? The “Exotic Vet Consultant” Kristen Turner, DVM, talks with columnist Emily Singler, VMD, about how to handle small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and birds, when they show up in general practice.
Are you a general practitioner who gets stressed by emergency cases? Here are some tips to refresh your confidence—and an invitation to reach out to your colleagues at your local ER.
What happens when college sweetheart veterinarians work together? When they embrace community service, teamwork, and the passion to provide the best care, their practice becomes a finalist for the 2023 AAHA-Accredited Practice of the Year.
From a humble mobile surgery practice, Daniel Stobie, DVM, MS, DACVS, built NorthStar VETS into a referral practice with a 33,000-square-foot facility and 250 employees covering 20 different specialties—but it’s his team that he is most proud of.