Can You Afford to Add an Equine Veterinary Associate?

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

There are both personal and financial reasons to hire an associate for your equine veterinary practice. Read More

When to Add Equine Veterinary Equipment or Services

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

Make sure that you understand the financial repercussions of your investment decision before you invest in new equipment or services. Read More

Opportunities Beyond Clinical Equine Veterinary Practice

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

The following article about job possibilities outside the norm of veterinary practice is from presentations at the 2016 AAEP Convention. Read More

Who Will Buy Your Equine Veterinary Practice?

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

A survey shows that equine veterinary associates and practice owners have different perceptions about practice ownership. Read More

A Veterinarian’s Responsibility in Horse Abuse Cases

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

Equine veterinarians should take an active, educated role in equine welfare issues. Read More

When is it Time to Retire?

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

Assess these 10 points to help determine whether you are ready for a career change. Read More

Alerting Clients to Other Services

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

You need to develop a marketing plan to ensure that your efforts are successful when introducing a new service. Read More

Communicating Effectively in an Emergency

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

You can learn how to take charge in an emergency while maintaining positive client communication. Read More

AVMA Third Annual Economic Summit

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

On October 21, 2015, the third AVMA Economic Summit drew more than 200 veterinarians, academicians and economists to Chicago for the one-day meeting. Led by Michael Dicks, PhD, the team of doctoral... Read More

Taking Back Vaccinations

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

What this really means is taking back a lead role in the health of your patients. Read More

AAEP Core Vaccinations: State of the Industry

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

Here is a refresher for you and tidbits to share with staff and clients about these critical vaccines. Read More

AAEP Risk-Based Vaccinations: State of the Industry

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) defines risk-based vaccines as those that are included in a vaccination program after the performance of a risk-benefit analysis by a... Read More

So … How Much Is That Gonna Cost Me, Doc?

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

Charging appropriate fees is the foundation of profitability, but veterinarians commonly struggle with setting fees for the services they provide. Because veterinary education has traditionally been... Read More

Business from the AAEP Convention

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

The 2015 AAEP Convention offered multiple sessions on business, with topics to fit every practitioner's level of interest and experience. The overall theme for the business sessions was... Read More

Overhead-Based Pricing in Equine Veterinary Practice

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA

Overhead-based pricing was discussed by Dr. Ben Buchanan as a way to set fees based on the actual costs to a practice of being in business... Read More


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Vision & Mission Statements for Equine Practices
Crafting mission and vision statements for your equine veterinary practice will help you, your employees and your clients understand the core values of your business. Read More
The Perfect Outdoor Exam Area
Veterinarians need to consider safety and utility in their outdoor exam areas. Read More
Veterinary Jobs in Industry
Equine practitioners who are looking for alternatives to private or group practice might find their answers in the business world. Read More
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