A Recipe for Psychological Health and Safety at Veterinary Workplaces

January 10, 2022

It is a known fact that those who work in the veterinary industry, don’t “do enough self-care”. Coral Doherty, RVT and Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor, provides a recipe with the ingredients around psychological health and safety for workers in the veterinary workplaces. This recipe makes a large portion of psychological health and safety per worker. Coral Doherty, RVT …

Improving Operational Efficiencies in Veterinary Practices

December 1, 2021

Time is a finite resource! Time is precious! Time is money! As part of a good practice management strategy, we should regularly review established protocols and processes and ensure we are improving our work flows. Here are three potential “high pay-off’ areas according to Heather Lowe AHT, MBA. Heather Lowe AHT, MBA  Is increasing the use of technology for client …

Is Resilience a Bad Word?

November 1, 2021

Some in the veterinary community think resilience is a bad word.  In their view it means “just suck it up and work harder.” Unfortunately, resilience may have become a buzzword. One more thing my tired and overwhelmed self must check off on my aspirational To Do List, like getting fit and eating less junk food. Dr. Darcy Shaw DVM, MVSc, …

RVT Appreciation Month!

October 5, 2021

At VetStrategy, we know that Registered Veterinary Technologists/Technicians (RVT) are an extremely important part of the animal healthcare team. Every day their agility to assume many different roles helps provide animals with the highest quality healthcare. RVTs work hard to earn their credentials and we wanted to show our appreciation for all they do. To celebrate National RVT Appreciation week, …

Protecting Mental Health in the Workplace with Dr. Amy Butler

September 5, 2021

This article discusses suicide and may be a possible trigger. If you require immediate help or are experiencing thoughts of suicide, please contact the Canada Suicide Prevention Service at 833-456-4566. In honour of World Suicide Prevention Day, Amy Butler, Talent Acquisition Partner at VetStrategy discusses mental health in the veterinary industry and how she became an advocate for creating a …