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An Overview of Veterinary Associate Contracts

As the owner of a veterinary practice, you understand the importance of your employees. Equally important, however, is to have well-drafted contracts in place outlining the nature of the relationship you have with your employees. In addition to outlining your respective roles and responsibilities, veterinary associate contracts serve to protect the employee’s interests and the […]

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Dealing With the Stress of a Veterinary Malpractice Lawsuit

Although rewarding, the veterinary profession can be stressful. In addition to the many routine issues that you must address each day, you also must confront unexpected challenges. One such challenge is a veterinary malpractice lawsuit. Unfortunately, a veterinary malpractice lawsuit can arise at any time. Therefore, you must always remain prepared for this possibility, and […]

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Tips for Improving Your Veterinary Practice’s Customer Service

As a veterinary practice owner, you understand the importance of providing your patients with excellent care. However, from a business perspective, it is equally important to provide your clients with great customer service. In other words, if you don’t provide your customers with excellent service, they’re unlikely to remain your customers for long. In this […]

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Tips for Starting a Successful Veterinary Practice

Starting your own veterinary practice can be a fulfilling and lucrative endeavor. However, there are several things to consider before you begin the process. In this article, we provide some tips for starting a successful veterinary practice.  Determine What You Want to Accomplish Although it may seem obvious, the first step in starting a successful […]

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Tips for Dealing with Difficult Clients at Your Veterinary Clinic

A veterinary practice can be a highly emotional environment. This is understandable; after all, veterinarians treat people’s beloved pets—often under less-than-ideal circumstances. Therefore, as a veterinary practice owner, you must be prepared to deal with challenging situations. In this article, we provide tips for dealing with difficult clients at your veterinary practice.  Remain Calm  The […]

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Challenges of Owning a Veterinary Practice

There are many advantages to owning a veterinary practice. However, as with any business, veterinary practice ownership poses unique challenges. Therefore, as a practice owner, it’s important to understand these challenges and how to address them. In this article, we examine some of the most common challenges of owning a veterinary practice.   Heavy Workload Veterinary […]

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Protecting Your Veterinary Practice from Legal Action

Like hospitals and other types of medical clinics, veterinary practices operate under constant threat of legal action. Unfortunately, this is simply a reality of providing healthcare service to animals. And although it isn’t possible to eliminate the risk of litigation entirely, there are several steps you can take to drastically reduce your odds of being […]

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Hiring the Right Veterinary Attorney

Whether you are seeking to start, buy, or sell a veterinary practice, one thing is for sure: you need an experienced veterinary attorney on your side. In addition, many of the day-to-day tasks of veterinary practices, such as hiring, firing, and drafting contracts, require legal guidance to ensure compliance with the law. In this article, […]

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Reducing Your Risk of a Veterinary Malpractice Lawsuit

Although it’s impossible to completely eliminate the risk of litigation as a veterinary practice owner, there are several steps you can take to drastically reduce the risk of getting sued. Specifically, there are actions you can take before, during, and aftercare that can help you avoid becoming involved in lengthy legal proceedings. In this article, […]

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