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 …

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

June 30, 2020

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 …