How We Encourage Our Practices to Support Charitable Causes

June 2, 2021

Every year since 2013, hospitals across the VetStrategy network take part in National Cupcake Day. Practice team members bake and sell cupcakes to raise funds for their local SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), charities, and other animal welfare groups of their choice. As more and more wonderful clinics joined our network, the initiative has grown with …

By Your Side Even During Tough Times: A Practice Manager’s Perspective

November 19, 2020

In challenging times, having a partner like VetStrategy to rely on can be immensely beneficial for your practice. Candice Pacholuk, Practice Manager at Van Isle Veterinary Hospital in Courtenay, BC shared her perspective on how VetStrategy supported and continues to help her hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the interview with Candice now, ‘By your side even during tough times: …

Coming Together Through Challenging Times: Our COVID-19 Journey

October 7, 2020

Like other companies and industries around the world, COVID-19 has greatly impacted our organization. Working in the veterinary industry, we are fortunate to be surrounded on a daily basis by animals that bring joy to the lives of our clients. It also means that our hospital teams regularly deal with urgent medical cases, a roller coaster of emotions, and rough …

A spotlight on women in the veterinary industry

Veterinary medicine is one of the industries where women outnumber men. Today, there are almost 13,000 veterinarians in Canada and according to the most recent statistics released by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), 63% of them are female while 35% are male. While men dominated the industry in the early part of the last century, the gender shift really …

Mental health affects many, including veterinary professionals

Thursday, January 28, 2021 marks the 11th annual #BellLetsTalk Day campaign. This year’s theme is “When it comes to mental health, now more than ever, every action counts”. Bell will donate more towards mental health initiatives in Canada by contributing 5 cents for every applicable text, call, tweet, or TikTok video using #BellLetsTalk, social media video view, and use of their …

Selling My Practice: My Experience Before, During and After the Sale

June 7, 2019

Early in my career, my goal was to sell a successful business that would allow financial stability for my retirement. Over the years however, I realized that the dynamics of veterinary medicine significantly changed – millennials have taught the older generation that mental and physical balance are equally important for a healthy lifestyle. As such, owning a business was no …

Dirty Laundry Talk: A Guide for Removing Stains

August 30, 2018

If a washer and dryer could talk, what would their conversation be like? In a veterinary hospital where stains are a daily occurrence, it would likely be along these lines: With a sigh of relief, Tara the tech bid farewell to their last patient of the day and began her end-of-day routine. After all was said and done, she turned to …

Creating the Unified Client Experience in Your Veterinary Practice – Part 2: Tools and Practices

June 20, 2018

In this second installment of a two-part series, author Adam Little, DVM and co-Founder & CTO of FuturePet comments on the tools and practices we must adopt to improve our business. This article expands on the contents of this video. In my prior article, I described the shifting demographics and the demand for a 24/7 unified client experience. In this …

Creating the Unified Client Experience in Your Veterinary Practice – Part 1: A New Generation of Connected Clients

June 5, 2018

In this two-part series, author Adam Little, DVM and Co-Founder & CTO of FuturePet comments on the shifting veterinary client base and how we need to adjust our practice. This article expands on the contents of this video. In this first installment of the two-part series, Adam describes shifting demographics and demands. Today’s veterinary practices are under a unique set …

Tick Season is Upon Us – Protect Your Family and Your Furry Friends

April 23, 2018

The Weather Network  |  Dr. Clayton Greenway of West Hill Animal Clinic is interviewed by The Weather Network about tick season. Watch the video and learn how to easily remove a tick yourself. Read the article and learn how to protect your family and your furry friend. While they may be tiny, they can pose huge problems for your pet. Dr. Greenway …