Business Development

Vision & Mission Statements for Equine Practices

by Mike Pownall, DVM, MBA
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.

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.

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.

Veterinarians Should Develop Industry Partnerships with Value

by Mike Pownall, DVM, MBA
Veterinarians should view relationships with industry partners in the same way that our clients view our veterinary services, with a focus on excellence in our services and value...

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.

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.

News List

Keeping Up from the 2016 AAEP Convention: Effect of Dose and Diet on Omeprazole
A topic from the 2016 AAEP Convention focused on the effects of diet and dose on the duration and potency of acid suppression from administration of omeprazole used for treatment and prevention of gastric ulcer syndrome... Read More
Multiple Reports of Strangles and EHV-4 in Nevada
The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) began receiving accounts of horses exposed to equine herpesvirus type-4 (EHV-4) and Streptococcus equi... Read More
Equine Herpes Virus Confirmed in Texas Horse
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) confirmed equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the neurologic disease linked to equine herpesvirus type 1, in a Denton County barrel racing horse on... Read More
USEF Agrees to Grant Farmer/Glefke Rehearing Request
The United States Equestrian Federation Hearing Committee has granted a request for a rehearing in the case against Kelley Farmer and Larry Glefke for the presence of GABA in the horse... Read More

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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