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Carpe Per Diem: What's Behind a Relief Veterinarian's Fees

Oct 31, 2019

Cindy Trice, DVM

"Carpe per diem—seize the check." —Robin Williams Relief veterinarians are business-to-business service providers and entrepreneurs. We’ve elected to start our own businesses in pursuit of providing a needed service to our customers, earning a living, and both taking the risks and enjoying the rewards of being business owners. These encompass the reasons many entrepreneurs set up shop for themselves. Yet sometimes there are misconceptions about relief veterinarians and their fees. So let’s break down what’s behind the invoice. Wh...

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From the VetPartners Experts: 6 Actions Veterinary Practice Owners Need to Take Now for a Successful Retirement Later

Jan 30, 2019
Succession Planning
Stith Keiser

The waves lapped at a pink-hued sand beach in the Bahamas while two actors, presumably grandparents, frolicked with their “grandkids.” The next scene focused on a similarly aged couple lea...

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From the VetPartners Experts: Reward, Retain, and Motivate Your Employees

Jan 23, 2019
Practice Management
Paul Criscione

It’s a fact that today’s generation of new veterinarians are saddled with debt, stress, and anxiety. Coping with the pressure of unsurmountable debt, it seems fruitless to even try moving ...

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Hurry! Don’t Miss the VetPartners 2019 Annual Meeting

Jan 9, 2019
VetPartners Meetings
Sarah Rumple

Hurry! Hurry! Don’t be late! The VetPartners 2019 Annual Meeting is going to be great So many of your friends and colleagues are sure to be there After two days of CE and networking, you’l...

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frustrated veterinarian up late at computer

From the VetPartners Experts: What’s a No-Lo Practice?

Dec 21, 2018
Practice Valuation
Karen Felsted

A no-lo practice is one that has no dollar value, or an exceptionally low value, from the perspective of a buyer or investor (i.e., they aren’t going to be willing to pay much for this practice)...

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