Bow Wow Jones 2017 – 1st Qtr

You can download and read the latest Bow Wow Jones 1st Quarter 2017 by click the title above.
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New AVMA video for prospective veterinary students

I attended the 2015 AVMA Economic Summit last week in Chicago.  I was sponsored by VIN.  I am glad I went.  I will publish my thoughts later. Right now I wanted to share with you a video AVMA did for perspective veterinary students.  They really emphasis the cost of education which has been a silent issue until now.  So I think there is hope that AVMA sees some of the issue our industry faces and this video is definitely a step in the right
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Bow Wow Jones 2015 – 2nd Quarter

The veterinary industry is taking off with revenues in the second quarter of 2015.  Click the title above to download your very own copy.  While you are at it, pop a campaign cork to celebrate.  I AM!!!
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Bow Wow Jones 2015 – 1st Quarter

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New Information about Student Loan Repayment Plans

I know it is confusing and hard to believe, but the government is trying to help you manage your student loans. Here is a VIN article that I think does a good job explaining the convoluted government system of trying to make student loan repayment more palatable.  This came from the VIN News service. Resolve to review student-loan payment strategy Tax season a good time for the task February 10, 2015 (published) Tony Bartels For The VIN News Service Dr. Tony
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VCA – Friend or Foe???

Whether you like them or not, VCA (Veterinary Corporation of America)  is a power house in the veterinary industry currently owning 609 practices across the United States.  VIN's reporter Eddie Lau interviewed the co-founders of VCA and wrote an extensive report.  I found it very enlightening. To read the article and get a better understanding of this giant in the veterinary services industry click the title above and you will be directed to the article.
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Millionaire’s Guide to Financial Independence

This Millionaire Calculator - Lets you see what it takes to become a Millionaire.
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I Want to be a Veterinarian

Click title above to download a pamphlet designed by the VIN Foundation to give perspective veterinary student a better grasp of what is involved in this career choice.
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Banfield starting Stand Alone Practices

Well we knew this was coming sometime.  Well the time is NOW.  Banfield has started building or remodeling stand alone units.  Right now they are only in the state of Washington (the home state of Banfield) but plans to expand nationally are in the works. Currently, Banfield practices are in more than 60% of PetSmart's 1,268 locations. For a complete write up, click here to read the VIN News Service article. What do you think about it?
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High Debt and Falling Demand Trap New Vets

The New York Times finally is putting in writing the truth facing many new veterinary students.  It shouldn't surprise you though.   High Debt and Falling Demand Trap New Vets Joshua Lott for The New York Times Dr. Hayley Schafer examines Cabo, who is owned by Brittany LaMarche and her son Gage, at Caring Hearts Animal Clinic in Gilbert, Ariz. More Photos » By DAVID SEGAL   HAYLEY SCHAFER chose her dream job at the age of 5. Three years later, her grandmother told her
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