Business Development

Preparing Your Practice for 2017

by Nancy S. Loving DVM
Does your business need to expand or contract―or are you situated ‘just right’ in your plan?

Prescription Management

by Robert P. Magnus, DVM, MBA
You can provide better medical treatment for your clients and improve your business with prescription management options.

Sing Your Praises

by Lisa Munniksma
Press releases are a traditional public relations tool that is still valuable in today’s digital media world.

Taking Back Vaccinations

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
What this really means is taking back a lead role in the health of your patients.

Mixed Species Veterinary Practice

by Katie Navarra
Should you become part of the trend by adding other species to your equine-only practice?

Medical Needs of Future Horses

by Katie Navarra
New tools, communications and aging horses are focal areas for the future.

The Business of Lameness

by Nancy S. Loving DVM
Veterinarians must consider equipment and time costs when diagnosing and treating lameness.

EBMS Business Education Program 2014

by Kimberly S. Brown
While no two equine practices are the same, Equine Business Management Strategies' 2014 Business Education Program helped veterinarians and vet practice managers gain a better understanding...

Make Your Practice Unique in the New Year with the Right Plan

by Julie Kratz, Zoetis PeopleFirst
Here’s one of my favorite questions to ask veterinarians: What makes your practice unique? If you think your answer...

Hiring Associates: Practice Owners Speak Out

by Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
According to this survey, fitting in with the culture of a practice is highly important in hiring an associate.

EBMS Business Education Program 2014

by Kimberly S. Brown
While no two equine practices are the same, Equine Business Management Strategies' 2014 Business Education Program helped veterinarians and vet practice managers gain a better understanding of their individual businesses...

Creating a Millennial-Friendly Equine Practice

by Andrew Clark, DVM, MBA
As I was preparing to write this article, I was amazed at how many business books about Millennials in the workplace exist. If I were to rank the titles in order of applicability to equine veterinary...

Pricing in Other Industries

by Mike Pownall, DVM, MBA
There are many factors that contribute to what a veterinarian should charge for his or her services. Does a vet have a unique skill in a particular service? Is there a high level of loyalty to a practice, or do the clients pick a vet based on availability or convenience? Are clients so used to price shopping on the web trying to find the cheapest products online that they begin price-shopping vete

Helping Employees Become Front-Line Marketers

by Katie Navarra
If your employees were asked about their jobs, what would their answers be? Would they boast about your practice? Would they be proud of the quality of patient care and the services provided?...

Nielsen Survey Shows Consumers will Spend More with Socially Responsible Companies

by Kimberly S. Brown
Many individual businesses and corporations "give back" to their specific industries and their communities because they feel it is the right thing to do and it reflects the leadership in...

News List

EDCC Reports New EHV-1 Case at Fair Grounds Racetrack
On January 13, 2017, a new case of EHV-1 in Barn 45 at the Fair Grounds racetrack was moved to isolation... Read More
EDCC Reports Additional Strangles Premises in Florida
On January 14, one premise in Alachua County, Florida, was placed under quarantine for clinical signs consistent with strangles. The clinical horse was purchased from another farm also currently under strangles quarantine... Read More
EDCC Report on EHV-1 Fair Grounds, Louisiana, Outbreak Update
On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, two suspect horses that had previously tested negative for EHV-1 on both nasal and blood samples retested positive for EHV1 non-neuropathogenic strain at the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab... Read More
EDCC Reports Strangles in Union County, Florida
On January 13, one premise in Union County, Florida was placed under quarantine for strangles after PCR results returned positive for three of the 13 horses on the property. All three horses had recently performed at a roping event in Trenton, Florida... Read More

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Veterinarians Get a Leg Up in the War Against Equine Dermatitis
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EQUIOXX (firocoxib) Tablets Receive FDA Approval
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Madigan Foal Squeeze Procedure for Neonatal Maladjustment Syndrome
Veterinary researchers at the University of California, Davis, are teaming up with their colleagues in human medicine to investigate a troubling disorder in newborn horses and are exploring possible... Read More
FDA Issues Warning Letters for Unapproved Omeprazole Drugs Marketed for Use in Horses
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued nine warning letters to companies arketing unapproved animal drugs containing omeprazole. These products have not been reviewed by the FDA for safety... Read More