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Written for Wolff Pack Services, January 2020

When I was in vet school, we had what I recall as some sort of client communication training.

Non-verbal Communication, Dr. Karen Bolten

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That Vet Life Podcast, Mar 22, 2019


Integrative discussions with the people that Inspire, Encourage and Challenge the Veterinary Profession. Hosted by vet student, Moriah.

22 - Becoming the Business Vet, with Dr. Karen Bolten


Jill Taber, DVM Insider, November 2019

Earlier this year, Walmart announced the opening of more veterinary clinics in stores across the US, as well as the launch of an online pet pharmacy.

You Can Get Anything at Walmart – Even a Vet

Written for EUVets, January 2019


Do you remember when you were in school, when you used to want to be friends with the cool kids? Turns out decades later those kids weren’t really that cool, and your real friends, the ones that you still keep in contact with today are sometimes the ones you least expected.

Finding Your Client Tribe

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Veterinary Business Matters Podcast, August 2019

In today's episode I talk with a good friend,  Dr. Karen Bolten. Today, Karen shares her story of selling her equine practice to pursue her degree in business.

Dr. Karen Bolten

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AAEP Practice Life Podcast, September 2016

Three young veterinarians dispense the lessons they have learned as new practice owners.

Opening Your Own Equine Practice

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Connor Boyd, Daily Mail UK

January 23, 2018


Bizarre footage has emerged showing vets using unusual techniques to relax huge pigs using cutlery.

(Original YouTube Video)

Pig and a poke! Vets tap hogs with FORKS in unconventional calming technique designed to distract the animals during toenail clipping

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Angela Nicholas, The Sun News, November 20, 2015


It’s not the recent horse ride on the beach for charity that has some beachgoers complaining -- it’s what’s left behind.

Beachgoers raise stink at what's left behind after annual horse ride on beach

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December, 2012


On this week's show we are in Kingstree, S.C. for the Kingstree Trials Horse Race.

Horse Tales - Episode 36

On this week's show we are back at Myrtle Beach, S.C. for the ACTHA Ride at Lakewood Campground.

Horse Tales - Episode 10

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Joel Allen, WPDE New Channel 15, July 2013

A Grand Strand veterinarian is reporting an alarming increase this summer in a disease that's deadly to horses.

Wet weather is contributing to deadly disease in horses

Wet summer brings killer equine virus to

Gavin Jackson, August 2012


The rumbling of a combine with a hopper full of freshly harvested, golden corn in an Effingham field is a reminder of the great growing season the Pee Dee has had, with a warm winter allowing farmers to plant earlier to benefit from rains that lasted through the summer.

Wet summer brings killer equine virus to Pee Dee

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Theo Hayes, WMBF News, July 17, 2013

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Dozens of horses at the Rock Smith Farm in Myrtle Beach are being monitored following the deaths of several others in Horry County from equine encephalitis.

Encephalitis killing Horry County horses

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Joel Allen, July 2012

Mosquitoes could be a big problem in our area this summer. That could lead to serious health issues and not just for humans.

WPDE Channel 15 News Segment about Eastern Equine Encephalitis