The field of veterinary oncology has advanced greatly in the last several years, and there have been some exciting developments in this area. NEWStat asked some of the top veterinary oncologists around the country what they thought were the most interesting and noteworthy recent developments in animal cancer research, as well as some of the studies they are involved with.
Nineties rap group Wu-Tang Clan once proclaimed: “Cash Rules Everything Around Me.” Turns out they were right. Just one year ago credit was king; today, small business and veterinary financial experts are all about cash—collecting it, using it and saving it wisely. Cash flow is the lifeblood of any small business. Most small businesses rely on cash to pay for normal operating costs month-to-month. As business grows soft, and with banks promoting low- or no-interest home equity loans, it can be tempting to bolster your business with “mini loans” — cash advances, planned overdrafts, deferred credit card payments, infusions from personal savings, and so on. Don’t do it.
There’s no single answer to retaining good employees, especially during an economic downturn. But experts say that if you’re willing to go the extra mile to hire and keep the best people, the solutions are out there.
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Forget popular media tropes like avocado toast, apps, and rosé. What really sets millennials apart from other generations is their obsession with their pets.
Everybody loves treats, including pets. That’s partly why the market for pet treats in the US is expected to reach $6.7 billion dollars by the end of 2019, up from $6.5 billion in 2018, according to a new report.
Given the popularity of tramadol among opioid addicts and how often pet owners doctor shop for veterinarians willing to prescribe it, sending home oral opioids such as tramadol may not be the best option for managing canine pain at home. Especially if it doesn’t even work all that well.
Treating an anxious dog? Now you have options you didn’t have before.
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), released their 2019 AVMA Report on Economic State of the Veterinary Profession last month. And the economic state of the veterinary profession is strong, thanks to the expanding economy. But. . .
Some situations in multi-cat households where asking cats to share may create stress and possibly lead to behavior problems, writes Pam Johnson-Bennett, certified cat behavior consultant.