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Can a Pet Owner Sue a Veterinarian?

Veterinarians are in the practice of helping animals—not harming them. Unfortunately, however, when it comes to treating people’s pets, anything can happen. For example, animals don’t always respond positively to treatment, and pet owners often place the blame in such situations on the veterinarian. In addition, veterinarians sometimes make mistakes that jeopardize the health of […]

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Purchasing a Veterinary Practice: Things to Consider

Each year, countless veterinarians take the leap into practice ownership. This isn’t surprising. After all, veterinary practice ownership offers a multitude of benefits, both personal and professional. However, if you are considering buying a veterinary practice, you must ensure that you are prepared before you make your purchase. In this article, we examine some things […]

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Are You Considering Selling Your Veterinary Practice?

If you are considering selling your veterinary practice, you need to be prepared—and part of this preparation includes ensuring that you have all the necessary information before you place your practice on the market. In this article, we examine several things you should consider before you sell your veterinary practice. For additional information on selling […]

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Valuing Your Veterinary Practice

As a veterinary practice owner, you have a lot to handle. In addition to providing your customers with excellent care and customer service, you must take steps to ensure your business’s success and longevity. One of these steps is placing a dollar value on your practice. In this article, we examine the process of valuing […]

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What is a Veterinary Practice Manager?

Veterinarians are great at what they do—caring for animals. However, some veterinarians who also own their own practices lack the desire or business acumen to deal with the day-to-day administrative tasks necessary to run a successful practice. This is where veterinary practice managers come in. Veterinary practice managers provide business management services to veterinary practice […]

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Can a Vet Sue an Owner Following a Dog Bite?

Veterinarians routinely deal with agitated and unruly animals. Therefore, it isn’t unusual for veterinarians to suffer the occasional bite or scratch. Although many of these incidents are minor, veterinarians sometimes suffer serious injuries. This raises the following question: can a vet sue an owner following a dog bite?  Dog Owners are Generally Liable for Bites […]

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What is a Veterinary Surgeon?

When an animal develops a medical issue that requires advanced care, surgery is sometimes necessary. When this is the case, an animal’s veterinarian will usually refer the pet to a veterinary surgeon. In this article, we examine the specialized field of veterinary surgery.  Veterinary Areas of Specialization  Like the majority of health care fields, the […]

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Tips for Starting Your Own Veterinary Practice

Starting your own veterinary practice can be extremely rewarding. However, before taking the plunge into practice ownership, you must ensure that you are fully prepared. Without a solid game plan in place, you run the risk of making mistakes that can sink your practice before it gets off the ground. If you’re considering starting your […]

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