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“I found this on the internet” – how to deal with self-diagnosing

"I did some googling myself, and I think…" or "I found this on the internet" - it's common for many pet owners to turn to the internet to diagnose before they contact you. Owners turn to the internet as they think it's the most efficient way. Admit it - you've done the same for yourself - googling your symptoms before going to a doctor. But what does that search for answers yield? Simple - nothing at all! It's a terrible idea.

Our tips to work smarter, and reduce stress

According to Eurostat, the average UK employee works 42.5 hours a week, one of the highest in Europe. If you're like most veterinarians, you're probably clocking well over this figure, and with that comes stress - the feeling of being 'busy' can cause stress leading to burnout. So below are our tips to improve stress levels in the practice.

Armed to the teeth (with features)

The busy post-Christmas, health focussed January is now over, and for many, February brings your practices first chance to focus on marketing. And where better to start than to take a good look at your own arsenal of weapons. Arsenal of weapons?…

This is why you need to adjust your product prices! – Part 2

Part 2: How to position a price increase Communicating a price increase is one of the trickier topics to communicate with customers, but it's an important step, and communicating it clearly allows your customers to understand the increase. Increasing…

This is why you need to adjust your product prices!

Part 1: Why change your prices? A price change is a sensitive issue and is often swept under the carpet for another time, however, it is a vital process to keep your veterinary practice profitable. A small increase, such as an inflation correction…

3 reasons why you should integrate your IDEXX analysers with Animana

What is two-way integration? When you implement two-way diagnostic integration, diagnostic order and result information flow seamlessly back and forth between your practice management software (where orders are placed and results are received),…

Why veterinarians should communicate using text messages

More and more companies are using text messages to communicate with their clients. In this modern world of email, social media, and instant messaging, we’ve found that text messages are actually one of the most effective ways you can communicate…
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Working in The Cloud – Web Based software

In 2000, Animana was way ahead of the competition in terms of its technological capabilities when it launched a 100% web-based veterinary management solution. Since then Animana has used its wealth of experience and technical knowledge to pull…