The Scalpel

TAVM Board of Directors

The TAVM Board of Directors have joined forces with The Justice League to provide stimulating CE for DVMs in the GTA!! We need YOU to join us in our quest: 1. Contact us for more information on how to get involved with the Board. Enjoy perks like; free dinner provided at each Board Meeting; CE hours for time spent on Board activities; discounted membership fee; time away from your hectic life for some fun and camaraderie! (Superhero Costumes are optional) 2. Share your interesting cases with us and we will post it in the "Scalpel" section of our website. 3. Join the TAVM and attend the epic Veterinary and Hospital Subscription Series - monthly CE events held at Dave and Buster's. 4. Follow (and Like) us on Facebook and Twitter!

Practice Management

Looking at Site Selection Variables For Veterinarian Tenants

By: Jeff Grandfield and Dale Willerton – The Lease Coach When you’re looking for the right property for your new clinic, or wish to expand or move your operation, having a checklist of desirable criteria can help you stay on track. As The Lease Coach, we appreciate and applaud tenants who provide a detailed checklist… Continue reading Looking at Site Selection Variables For Veterinarian Tenants

Practice Management

Commercial Lease Renewing Dos & Don’ts for Veterinarian Tenants

By: Jeff Grandfield and Dale Willerton – The Lease Coach As an existing veterinarian tenant approaching your commercial lease renewal, should you blindly accept the same terms and conditions from your landlord that you did when you signed your initial lease? No. A veterinarian tenant can often renegotiate a lease renewal to his/her benefit. Therefore,… Continue reading Commercial Lease Renewing Dos & Don’ts for Veterinarian Tenants

Neurology, What's Your Diagnosis?

What’s Your Diagnosis?

by Dr. Jonathan Huska A 6 month old, intact female Yorkshire Terrier was referred to the Toronto Veterinary Referral Hospital (TVRH) Neurology Service with an approximately 10 day history of cervical spinal pain. Clinical signs were initially reported as yelping in pain while holding the head low with a guarded neck carriage. There was no… Continue reading What’s Your Diagnosis?

Practice Management

Choosing the Right Lease Term Length for Your Clinic Location

By Jeff Grandfield and Dale Willerton – The Lease Coach Choosing an appropriate lease term may be unheard-of to you; perhaps this is because a five or 10-year lease term has become the norm in commercial real estate leasing. It rarely occurs to even seasoned tenants that there should be – and actually are –… Continue reading Choosing the Right Lease Term Length for Your Clinic Location

What's Your Diagnosis?

What’s Your Diagnosis?

By Norm Nasser BSc DVM Wallie, a 7 year old male castrated Husky, was brought to the Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital with a 2 day history of projectile vomiting. His owner reported that Wallie had a problem with chronic vomiting, doing so weekly for many years. It was confirmed with the owner that Wallie was… Continue reading What’s Your Diagnosis?

Practice Management

Peer Advisory Conversation – Your Contribution to Self-Regulation

By Kim Lambert, DVM, MSc Associate Registrar, Quality Practice College of Veterinarians of Ontario The College of Veterinarians of Ontario has introduced the Peer Advisory Conversation, a voluntary pilot program that is underway until 2019. The purpose of the pilot is to develop a program that instills public trust in the quality of care provided… Continue reading Peer Advisory Conversation – Your Contribution to Self-Regulation