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5 Steps to Getting Off the Fence and Into Practice Ownership

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There is a trope in comedic television shows and films fondly called “the lookie-loo.” The lookie-loo is the man who goes to the car dealership every weekend to look at...

Veterinary Practice Financial Fitness

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It is that time of year when many people assess their personal and professional lives and expectations, set goals for the future, and decide what to focus on to be...

Simmons Educational Fund Names UGA Student the Winner of the National Business Aptitude Award

Simmons Educational Fund‘s 2024 National Business Aptitude Award was presented during the Veterinary Business Management Association’s (VBMA) 2024 annual conference at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando in January. SEF’s...

What is Your “Number”? – Retirement Plans For Veterinarians

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Veterinarians are unique in so many ways when compared to the rest of the working world.Most veterinarians spend their lives working long hours and sacrificing their personal lives andoften family...

Ownership & Buying a Veterinary Practice

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This article was co-authored by Sherry Everhart, CVT, CMA and David King, DVM, CVA. As a veterinarian in private practice, you essentially have two choices: work for someone else or...

Veterinary Practice Goals for 2024

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As we approach the end of each year, it is important to take time to reflect on the past year, review annual goals, and reset goals for the upcoming year....

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