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Top 10 Veterinary Blog Posts for April 2018

Posted in Operations @ May 3rd 2018 - By Judy Gillespie & a variety of guest bloggers
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Which blog posts and resources caught the attention of our veterinary community during April?

In case you missed them the first time around....

1. Are Your Inspiring Your Veterinary Team?

By Judy Gillespie, Vetanswers

A few years ago, a report found that 48% of Australian employees rate the ability to motivate and inspire as the single most important attribute of a successful leader. The study also showed that nearly a third of Australian workers were motivated by an organisation's vision and having a strong understanding of how their role contributes to achieving the organisations' goals.

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2. Veterinary Dental Charting for Dummies

By: Dr Liz Chmurycz, Russell Vale Animal Clinic

Another post that often appears in our 'Top 10..' lists - Are you overlooking one of the most inexpensive yet effective tools in the dental services you offer? Even better, it's something your veterinary clients really appreciate & value.

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3. New (ish) Grad? VetX Scholarship for Vets Now Open

By Dr Dave Nicol, VetX

Unfortunately, the opportunity to apply for this scholarship has now closed but you can still click on the link and find out about the VetX Graduate Program and get ready for 2019. Veterinary graduate? Get ahead in your career - apply for the VetX Graduate Program Scholarship

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4. Australian Survey: veterinarians’ views of pet owners’ use of the internet for pet health info

By Dr Lori Kogan, Colorado Stae University

This one's still open and still needs your help. It only needs 10 minutes of your time to take part in an online survey: "We are asking for Australian vets to help us learn more about the use of the internet by pet owners for pet health information."

Click here to find out more and to take part in the survey...

5. Canine Premedication and Sedation "Cheat Sheet"

By Jen Davis BVMS Masters Vet Anaes. MANZCVS (Anaesthesia and Critical Care) DipECVAA

Another useful tool thanks to Dr Jen Davis, specialist veterinary anaesthetist.... One of the most common requests that I hear, as a specialist veterinary anaesthetist, from vets and nurse in general practice is for a premedication / sedation “cheat sheet”.

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6. DIY Enrichment Ideas for Dogs

By Gillian Shippen, Pets Need A Life Too

Pet enrichment is finally becoming the flavour of the month. Toys don't have to be expensive as there is quite a range of DIY options - this is a great one to share with your clients.

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7. Veterinarians - experts at analysis paralysis!

By Dr Diederik Gelderman, Turbo Charge Your Practice

Veterinarians seem to specialise in procrastination and over complication which then leads to analysis paralysis. Sometimes you just have to make a decision!

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8. Sensory Gardens - another great pet environmental enrichment idea

By Gillian Shippen, Pets Need A Life Too

Sensory gardens are a great way to de-stress your dog (& cat!). They've become quite popular in overseas pet shelters as a way to help de-stress the dogs in their care and the idea is now starting to spark interest here in Australia.

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9. 3 Things I bet you didn't know about.... VetX Graduate

By Dr Dave Nicol, VetX

VetX Graduate is a 12 mth online program that combines teaching, mentoring & peer networking. Find 0ut what they're experts at, what makes them different & how nthey can make your life easier.

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10. Do your veterinary clients trust you enough?

By Judy Gillespie, Vetanswers

If you want clients (& society) to willingly accept your recommendations and accept a pricing structure that allows you and your team to be fairly compensated then I believe it comes down to three important things: Trust, Value & Respect

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