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Why Veterinary Non-Competes Are Here to Stay Despite the Proposed Ban by the FTC

Apr 10, 2024

In veterinary medicine, non-compete agreements have long been a contentious issue. These agreements, often included in contracts between employers and employees, restrict veterinarians from practicing within a certain geographical area for a specified period after leaving their current job. However, a proposed ban by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which mirrors California law on non-competes, has sparked debate among industry professionals and policymakers alike. While some support a complete ban on veterinary non-competes, others advocate...

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Dr. Eleanor Green enjoys the VetPartners conference with her dog.

VetPartners 2024 Annual Conference Recap

Jan 31, 2024
VetPartners Meetings

The 2024 VetPartners Annual Conference was held January 10–12 in Orlando, Florida. The conference, which conveniently preceded VMX, provided an opportunity for veterinary industry leaders to connect...

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VetPartners 2024 Annual Conference: A Can’t-Miss Event

Dec 21, 2023
VetPartners Meetings

One of the year’s biggest events is right around the corner. I’m not referring to Christmas, although that’s fun too. New Year’s? Nope—and there’s enough time between to recover from the f...

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Do You Have the ‘Right’ Retirement Plan?

Nov 29, 2023
Practice Finance

As we approach 2024, do you know if you have the “right” retirement plan? There is not a one-size-fits-all solution for retirement plans. Each company’s specific demographics, cash flow, and goa...

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Difficult Conversations: Recognizing Defensiveness and Learning Skills to Modulate Your Reaction

Oct 2, 2023

We’ve all found ourselves in defensive situations. Was it something we said or something that was said to us? How one recognizes and addresses defensiveness is an art. Learning the skill of maintain...

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