Welcome to the new format of my blog on equine veterinary practice management, which incorporates a few changes. In addition to changing the name to “Equine Vet Business”, Dr Bob Magnus will be joining me as a co-presenter. I wanted to create a forum for discussion of equine practice management involving other people with different points of view, not just my own.  I welcome collaboration and invite other interested people to express their opinions, and hope we can generate a lively discussion!
 
Everybody has unique skills and experiences, so instead of reinventing the wheel why not work with those who have mastered it? It is in this spirit that I would like to open up “Equine Vet Business” to other voices. Are you frustrated with an issue in your practice or our profession and want to comment? Is there something your practice is doing very well that you would like to share with others for the betterment of the profession? Is there a software or technology that has improved your practice? Have you read a good book or magazine article that makes you think about your business in a different way? Let’s share our ideas.
 
Check out the updated blog page with exciting new features, including:
 
  • Podcast discussions that can be downloaded from Itunes, perfect for those driving times between appointments
  • Facebook page with a link icon on the right side of this blog. Our Facebook and Twitter accounts will offer timely updates on current business news that may be of interest to those in our industry. 
  • Twitter account subscription icon
  • Feedburner icon, which creates a subscription that automatically emails blog updates, so you don’t miss a thing
  • Blogroll/Shelfari links to other blogs we like and reviews of business books we have read
  • Blog reader (more details to follow)

Our industry is facing numerous challenges right now but with open and enquiring minds working together we can make our profession more sustainable, profitable and attractive to new vets. We are looking forward to the ride!
 

54 comments
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  2. How is it that just anybody can write a blog and get as popular as this? Its not like youve said anything incredibly impressive –more like youve painted a pretty picture over an issue that you know nothing about! I dont want to sound mean, here. But do you really think that you can get away with adding some pretty pictures and not really say anything?

  3. Good luck getting people behind this one. Though you make some VERY fascinating points, youre going to have to do more than bring up a few things that may be different than what weve already heard. What are trying to say here? What do you want us to think? It seems like you cant really get behind a unique thought. Anyway, thats just my opinion.

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  5. I cannot WAIT to read more of this. I mean, you just know so much about this. So much of it Ive never even thought of. You sure did put a new twist on something that Ive heard so much about. I dont believe Ive actually read anything that does this subject as good justice as you just did.

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  14. All I want to say is, yes! Yes! Yes! Youre so right. I want to get behind this so much. You speak with so much authority, so much spirit, I feel as though youve definitely hit the nail on the head. Good job with this. Please keep brining us more because we need more of your type of blogger.

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  18. What you said made a lot of sense. But, think about this, what if you added a little content? I mean, I dont want to tell you how to run your blog, but what if you added something to maybe get peoples attention? Just like a video or a picture or two to get people excited about what youve got to say. In my opinion, it would make your blog come to life a little bit.

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  23. Im not going to say what everyone else has already said, but I do want to comment on your knowledge of the topic. Youre truly well-informed. I cant believe how much of this I just wasnt aware of. Thank you for bringing more information to this topic for me. Im truly grateful and really impressed.

  24. Yes, thats exactly what I wanted to hear! Great stuff here. The information and the detail were just perfect. I think that your perspective is deep, its just well thought out and really fantastic to see someone who knows how to put these thoughts down so well. Great job on this.

  25. For what its worth, the layout is definitely amazing. You know how to balance writing and images/videos. However, I cant get over how little you actually bring to light here. I think that everyones said the same thing that youve said over and over again. Dont you think its time for something more?

  26. The next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesnt disappoint me as much as this one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read, but I actually thought youd have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something that you could fix if you werent too busy looking for attention.

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  28. You…are…my…hero!!! I cant believe something like this exists on the internet! Its so true, so honest, and more than that you dont sound like an idiot! Finally, someone who knows how to talk about a subject without sounding like a kid who didnt get that bike he wanted for Christmas.

  29. What I wouldnt give to learn how you got your design to be so amazing! I mean it. Besides the blog just being awesome, this page is too sweet! Its not too flashy. It doesnt do too much with colours and things and the videos you use are perfect for this topic! Really, awesome blog.

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  31. The next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesnt disappoint me as much as this one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read, but I actually thought youd have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something that you could fix if you werent too busy looking for attention.

  32. Wow, what a blog! I mean, you just have so much guts to go ahead and tell it like it is. Youre what blogging needs, an open minded superhero who isnt afraid to tell it like it is. This is definitely something people need to be up on. Good luck in the future, man.

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  36. All I can say is keep it up. This blog is so necessary in a time when everyone just wants to talk about how many people someones cheated on their wife with. I mean, thanks for bringing intelligence back to the web, its been sorely missed. Great stuff. Please keep it coming!

  37. Fantastic blog! I dont think Ive seen all the angles of this subject the way youve pointed them out. Youre a true star, a rock star man. Youve got so much to say and know so much about the subject that I think you should just teach a class about it…HaHa!

  38. Hopefully they know what is better to do. People ar eoften too in rush when deciding things.

  39. Have you ever thought about adding a little bit more than just your thoughts? I mean, what you say is important and everything. But its got no punch, no pop! Maybe if you added a pic or two, a video? You could have such a more powerful blog if you let people SEE what youre talking about instead of just reading it.

  40. Dude, please tell me that youre going to write more. I notice you havent written another blog for a while (Im just catching up myself). Your blog is just too important to be missed. Youve got so much to say, such knowledge about this subject it would be a shame to see this blog disappear. The internet needs you, man!

  41. Fantastic blog! I dont think Ive seen all the angles of this subject the way youve pointed them out. Youre a true star, a rock star man. Youve got so much to say and know so much about the subject that I think you should just teach a class about it…HaHa!

  42. I cannot WAIT to read more of this. I mean, you just know so much about this. So much of it Ive never even thought of. You sure did put a new twist on something that Ive heard so much about. I dont believe Ive actually read anything that does this subject as good justice as you just did.

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  51. How is it that just anybody can write a blog and get as popular as this? Its not like youve said anything incredibly impressive –more like youve painted a pretty picture over an issue that you know nothing about! I dont want to sound mean, here. But do you really think that you can get away with adding some pretty pictures and not really say anything?

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