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Business education from the 2014 AAEP Convention sponsored by Zoetis

The business sessions at the 2014 AAEP Convention offered many nuggets of great information for equine veterinarians. In this segment we will cover negotiations and some practice tips for success from Dr. Bo Brock. Click on this link to read or download the PDF of this article, brought to you by Zoetis.   Continue Reading

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