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Career Choices for Veterinarians

  Private Practice and Beyond Second edition, 2011 Carin A. Smith, DVM Whether you are a veterinarian thinking about a change from private practice, or a student exploring your options, this book is for you. It’s full of solid practical advice, including self-assessments, web links to hundreds of resources, and real-life examples of veterinarians workingContinue Reading

Team Satisfaction Pays

Organizational Development for Practice Success A year’s worth of consulting advice in one book! The definitive resource for organizational and team development in veterinary practice. Action lists and team exercises included in every chapter. CD provided with all team exercises. Click here to order your book! (Paid link)Continue Reading

Client Satisfaction Pays

Quality Service for Practice Success   This classic has been revised, updated, and improved for today’s veterinary team. Client Satisfaction Pays helps you understand the client experience and teaches you ways to make it more pleasant, even exceptional. Happy clients mean a happier staff and a more successful practice. Getting it right comes from gettingContinue Reading

FlexVet Guide for Relief/Part-time

FlexVet: How To Be One, How To Hire One  2019 Revised Edition! The Comprehensive Practice Guide for Relief and Part-time Veterinarians FlexVet  is your essential guide for relief and part-time veterinarians! Be sure you understand your tax status, avoid costly audits over mistaken classification, and reap the benefits of hiring or being a flexible veterinarian!Continue Reading

Career Choices for Veterinary Technicians

Opportunities for Animal Lovers Rebecca Rose, CVT & Carin Smith, DVM Every year, the variety of career choices for veterinary technicians expands to include more and more options that offer upward mobility, appealing challenges, and monetary rewards. This book is full of career choices for working and aspiring animal lovers like you, including positions inContinue Reading

Housecall Practice

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Flexible Work

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Dr. Smith’s presentations cover a variety of subjects, including client and staff communication, compliance, behavior and management, organizational and team development, leadership, career paths, trends and opportunities in veterinary medicine, gender issues, and economics. Request your Team meeting Topic of the Month to try Dr. Smith’s training ideas for yourself! See what others say here. Continue Reading

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About Dr. Carin Smith

Dr. Carin Smith, President of Smith Veterinary Consulting, is now retired, although her books live on. During her career, she worked to help veterinarians and their teams create successful lives and careers. She was a consultant, speaker, trainer, and author who gained experience in both large and small animal practice before devoting her time toContinue Reading