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Are You Ready to Be a Veterinary Practice Owner?

People attend veterinary school because they love animals—not business. Therefore, it’s not surprising that many veterinarians, both new and seasoned, find themselves unprepared for veterinary practice ownership. However, if you have dreams of owning your own veterinary practice, you must be willing to develop skills that aren’t taught in veterinary school. In this article, we […]

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Tips for Picking a Veterinary Attorney

As a veterinarian, you are constantly faced with litigation risks. Whether it’s an unhappy client or a disgruntled employee, you’re bound to need an attorney sooner or later. When it comes to veterinary practice litigation, choosing the right attorney is extremely important, as the stakes in these types of cases can be high. So, before […]

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Do All Veterinarians Do Surgery?

If you have an interest in becoming a veterinarian, you probably have a general idea of the daily tasks associated with veterinary practice. Veterinarians perform wellness exams, diagnose sick pets, and perform routine surgeries. In fact, for many veterinarians, surgery is a big part of the job. However, the thought of surgery makes some prospective […]

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Should I Work at a Corporate Veterinary Clinic?

As opposed to a privately owned veterinary clinic, which is owned and operated by an individual veterinarian or small group of veterinarians, a corporate veterinary clinic is a veterinary practice that is owned and operated by a company. The number of corporate veterinary clinics has increased in recent years, and this type of practice is […]

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Can a Veterinarian Sue a Customer for a Dog Bite?

Veterinarians occasionally must deal with unruly dogs. Therefore, an occasional dog bite is seen by most veterinarians as an accepted occupational hazard. Despite this, a veterinarian sometimes suffers serious enough injuries to seek legal recourse against a dog’s owner. In this article, we examine whether a veterinarian can successfully sue a customer for a dog […]

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Reasons to Become a Veterinarian

Veterinary medicine is a rewarding and exciting field. If you are an animal lover with an interest in medicine, you may want to consider becoming a veterinarian. Below are just a few of the many reasons to become a veterinarian.  Opportunity to Help Animals One of the best things about being a veterinarian is the […]

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Common Problems Veterinarians Face

The veterinary profession is extremely rewarding. The ability to nurse people’s pets back to health day in and day out is every animal lover’s dream. However, like any other career, the veterinary field isn’t without its challenges. Below are some of the most common problems veterinarians face.  Angry Customers Most pet owners are easy to […]

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Common Veterinary Practice Sales Myths

If you’re considering selling your veterinary practice, there’s a lot you need to consider.  Unfortunately, as you wade through the sea of information on this topic, you’re bound to come across some inaccurate information. Specifically, there are a few pervasive myths out there about veterinary practice sales that can put a huge damper on your […]

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What Is Veterinary Practice Goodwill Value?

If you are considering buying or selling a veterinary practice, it’s important that you become familiar with the terminology. One term that you will run across during the veterinary practice sales process is “goodwill value.” As we explain below, goodwill value must be assessed in every veterinary practice transaction in order to reach an accurate […]

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