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Handling Disputes: The Importance of Clear Veterinary Contracts

All well-run businesses rely on contracts, and veterinary clinics are no exception. Veterinary clinics rely on many types of contractual relationships, including employment contracts, leases, and contracts with clients. As a rule, it is important to strive for clarity when drafting business contracts. Although there are several reasons for this, the primary reason is that […]

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Protecting Veterinary Client Information

Veterinary practices routinely handle confidential client information. Confidential information includes animal and client-related information that links back to a person. Although animal treatment records themselves are not considered confidential information, they become so if they link back to a human client. Given the strong protection the law affords to such information, it is imperative to […]

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Understanding and Preventing Veterinary Burnout

Veterinary practice owners and employees have rewarding—but highly challenging—jobs. And in recent years, the veterinary industry has seen higher customer volume, lower employee retention, and a seemingly never-ending slew of new restrictions and safety practices. These developments, in addition to the traditional day-to-day challenges inherent to the veterinary industry, can result in burnout. In this […]

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4 Tips for Communicating with Veterinary Clients

Communication is the key to any successful business. Effective communication is especially important for businesses that deal with emotional clients, such as veterinary clinics and medical offices. It’s understandable that people are passionate about issues involving their pets. After all, most people think of their pets as part of the family. Therefore, veterinary clinic employees […]

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5 Common Veterinary Practice Transaction Missteps

Veterinary practice transactions can be highly profitable for all parties involved. However, the process of buying and selling a veterinary practice can also be overwhelming and confusing. There are many issues to address during the veterinary practice transaction process, and mistakes made along the way can transform a dream deal into a nightmare. In this […]

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Tips for Responding to an Upset Veterinary Practice Client

All businesses must deal with irate customers from time to time. Unfortunately, this is especially true for businesses in the veterinary field. This is understandable. After all, when it comes to people’s beloved pets, emotions can sometimes run high. Therefore, as a veterinary practice owner, it’s important that you have strategies in place for dealing […]

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Options for Selling Your Veterinary Practice

The decision to sell your veterinary practice can be a difficult one. Nevertheless, there comes a time when each veterinary practice owner must decide whether to shut down, sell, or transfer the practice. After all, no one can continue to work forever. One course of action that offers multiple benefits, including the possibility of funding […]

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