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3 Reasons to Microchip Your Pet Flyer
Searching for a brief handout to educate clients on the reasons to microchip their pets? Download this resource, compliments of VHA!
When It Isn’t What We Would Choose: Managing Bias During End-of-Life Care
End-of-life care is intertwined with many values, beliefs, resources, and relationships. This webinar discusses managing personal biases and coping with personal stress.
Disposal of Controlled Substances
Information regarding the proper methods of disposal and destruction of controlled substances.
DEA Forms 222 Info
Additional details regarding DEA Forms 222 for veterinary clinics.
Federal DEA Regulations
Includes registration, inventory requirements, disposal, and additional resources.
OSHA Guide for Small Entities
Contains steps to an effective hazard communication program.
3 Simple Tools for Improving Team Management
Kristi Lehman, MSW, LISW, of MN Pets, explores the use of three time-tested tools for managing your team to overcome challenges and achieve the next level of success.
Keeping Clients Engaged with Vetsource Marketing Toolkit
In this final Vetsource webinar session, VHA's Stephanie Onken discusses tips and tricks to keep clients engaged, including how to fully utilize Vetsource's Marketing Toolkit.
Regulatory State Resources
VHA has compiled a list of regulatory resources, including hazardous waste, OSHA, pollution control, and more - all separated by state and easy to navigate!
Let's Discuss Teef!
Join Dr. Emily Stein for this informational webinar as we discuss Teef Protektin 42. Dr. Stein goes over the features and benefits of the product and how it fits into an optimal dental hygiene program.
Make Life Easier for Your Clients & Practice
Dr. Natalie Marks and Dr. Caitlin DeWilde share how smart use of digital tools and a home delivery program can make life easier for clients and staff. The webinar is free when using code VETSOURCE.
Successful Online Pharmacy Approaches
Presented by Dr. Natalie Marks of Blum Animal Hospital, this webinar features practical tips for using data to execute a well-planned Home Delivery strategy. Complete the survey they’re emailed at the end, they’ll be entered to win a Vetsource-branded Swell water bottle.
How to Talk About Addiction
If a friend, loved one or colleague became ill, you wouldn't hesitate to offer your help and support. But what if that same person showed signs of a drinking problem or drug abuse? Would you step in as quickly to offer help? Would you know what to do or say? Hazelden Betty Ford offers advice in this article.
Signs & Symptoms of Possible Substance Abuse
In professions such as veterinary medicine, where competent treatment is a necessity, concerns about a colleague’s substance abuse can invoke anxiety, apprehension, and concern. In this article, Clinician's Brief shares the signs and symptoms of possible substance abuse to look for.
Proper Dental Care & Education for Pet Owners
Dr. David Whetstone, Field Technical Service Veterinarian for Virbac, shares insight and advice to educate pet owners on the importance of dental care for their pets.
Tips & Tricks for Veterinary Blogs
If your veterinary clinic blogs, or is thinking about blogs, tune in to this Facebook Live featuring Laura Bush and Stephanie Onken from VHA! We are going to share tips and tricks for blogging to help you become the content creating queen or king at your clinic!
Help Clients Follow Through with Recommended Therapies Using ScriptShare
Vetsource's Avery Hurst highlights how to send pre-approved scripts to clients over email using Vetsource’s proactive prescribing tool, ScriptShare. In this session, Avery provides a demo for viewers to see how ScriptShare works and how to personalize ScriptShares by recommending multiple products and adding notes to clients.
Anatomy of a Client Phone Call
For many veterinary team members, the client phone calls can be the most emotionally exhaustive part of their work. After hundreds of phone calls, many begin to feel a sense of dread at the sound of their phone’s ringtone, even while knowing that their phone is their lifeline to a successful practice. This is especially true when it comes to end-of-life discussions.
Language of Loss: Communication Tools for Supporting Grieving Families with Children
When it comes to kids, the words we use to talk about death matters. Language can make the difference between fear and safety, trust and mistrust, distress, and resilience. For most children, the loss of a pet is the first time they’ve thought about death or conceptualized loss, and they look to adults for answers and support.
Introducing PawsTime to VHA
PawsTime, the newest partner to Veterinary Hospitals Association, shares more information about their service in this webinar, including ways to improve your client's on-hold experience with your veterinary clinic.
Shared Ownership in the Veterinary Industry
Many different models for shared ownership exist. Our goal with this webinar is to help you find the best model for you, as an owner or associate, and your practice.In this webinar, Dr. Melissa Maddux, CEO of Erupt, walks through actual shared ownership cases to discover the answer to questions like:
Knowing When It’s Time: Helping Clients Who Aren’t Ready
A significant cause of moral stress for veterinary teams is assisting with end-of-life experiences for suffering pets when pet owners are having difficulty making the decision to euthanize.
Home Delivery: Meeting the Pet Owner's Needs
Discover home delivery tips and tricks from Vetsource! In this webinar, they cover utilizing home delivery to address the current needs of pet owners during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also included is a demo of the platform and next steps/set-up options.
TEEF! Protektin42 Technical Summary
Protektin42 is a patented combination of naturally safe fully-consumable ingredients optimized to stop the disease-associated metabolism of the canine oral microbiome. Click to download TEEF!'s technical summary of Protektin42 to learn more.
Pet Dental Health Resources
Searching for pet dental health resources? VHA has created client handouts and social graphics to help educate pet owners about dental disease in pets and how to prevent it.
2021 Social Media Marketing Calendar for Veterinary Clinics
Our 2021 Social Media Marketing Calendar for Veterinary Clinics is now available! It's filled with fun, veterinary-related holidays and observances as well as national holidays your clinic can celebrate with your social media followers.
TEEF! For Life Client Brochure
Educate clients about the benefits of TEEF! for their canine companions with this handy brochure.
Virbac Iverhart Max Handout
Learn about the NEW Iverhart Max Bacon-Flavored Soft Chew and share this informational handout with clients.
Virbac C.E.T. VeggieDent Detailer
Learn why C.E.T. VeggieDent Tartar Control Chews for Dogs are a natural fit for your clinic with this handy detailer.
Pet Preparedness Client Handout
Help your clients become prepared for an emergency with this helpful handout, compliments of Veterinary Hospitals Association.
Spring Cleaning Tips
Innovative Office Solutions and Veterinary Hospitals Association have teamed up to provide spring cleaning tips for veterinary clinics!
Beat the Heat
VHA has created a handout for veterinary clinics to distribute to clients with five summertime pet safety tips and signs of heatstroke to be aware of.
VHA Cremation Catalog
The VHA Cremation Catalog is a resource for Local VHA Members on established routes to utilize in-clinic to showcase the various urn and memorial keepsake items available for clients.
Clinician's Brief Continuing Education
Earn practical veterinary continuing education online—and at your own pace. These online veterinary CE options are affordable, RACE-approved, and designed for your busy schedule.
Purina Training Catalogue
Purina offers several continuing education opportunities for veterinary teams to learn from. Registration required to access site.
Tufts Pet Loss Hotline
The Tufts Pet Loss Support Hotline seeks to serve the community-at-large by providing a resource for people grieving the loss of a pet.
Pet Loss Support Groups
The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement (APLB) has compiled a list of support groups by state designed to help pet owners navigate the loss of their pet.
Heska Resources
Discover valuable articles, recorded webinars, and other resources from Heska.
CEVA Connect
CEVA offers veterinary professionals ongoing CE opportunities on topics including behavior, cardiology, dermatology, and more.
Royal Canin Live
Royal Canin broadcasts live CE as well as providing on-demand resources for both CE and non-CE content. These opportunities will be available for anyone in the industry.
VetMedTeam
VetMedTeam provides both paid and free CE opportunities for the veterinary community, including RACE approved courses.
AVMA: After a Suicide: A Guide for Veterinary Workplaces
Developed by experts in veterinary medicine, suicide prevention, and survivors of suicide loss in the veterinary medical community, the guide provides critical tools to help veterinary workplaces recover after a suicide.
AVMA: Get Help Resources
Knowing when to reach out for help – and doing it – might be the most important part of your wellbeing plan.
AVMA: Work & Compassion Fatigue
Compassion fatigue and burnout are similar but not interchangeable. The AVMA has developed a resource to explain the differences and give tips on how to overcome fatigue.
AVMA: Wellbeing Assessment
The Professional Quality of Life (ProQOL) assessment is a widely validated, self-administered assessment tool designed to provide introspection about oneself and one’s environment, and can become a starting point for change.
AVMA: Wellbeing Gatekeeper Training
Gatekeeper training teaches people without professional mental health backgrounds to recognize the signs that someone may be considering suicide, establish a dialogue, and guide the person to seek professional help.
Nar-Anon Family Groups
Nar-Anon Family Groups is a fellowship for people affected by a loved one’s drug addiction.
Al-Anon Family Groups
Al-Anon Family Groups offers a supportive community for teens and adults affected by another person’s alcoholism.
LGBT National Hotline
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline is here for you. We provide a safe space that is anonymous and confidential where callers can speak on many different issues and concerns.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous is a worldwide fellowship of men and women who have struggled with alcoholism. The organization hosts thousands of meetings for anyone who wants to work on their problems with alcohol.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s helpline offers information in English and Spanish to people facing addiction, substance abuse problems and mental health concerns.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline Online Chat
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
AVMA: Veterinary Economics
Discover economic tools to help you succeed financially, both in business and personally.
AVMA: Practice Management
Find practical resources to make practice management easier and more efficient.
AVMA: Personal Finances
Find money management resources, including the AVMA personal financial planning tool.
AVMA: Wellbeing
Discover AVMA tools and resources that support personal and professional wellbeing.
COVID-19: Additional Resources
We have compiled additional resource links from national sources, including the CDC, that are related to COVID-19.
COVID-19: VMA Resources
Our local and national VMA's are working hard to keep our members at the forefront of legislator's minds. They are also compiling lists of great resources for clinics as well!
COVID-19: Operations Resources
Click for COVID-19 resources to use in your clinic for new COVID-19 policies and procedures, along with materials to use to reach out to your clients.
COVID-19: Business Relief Resources
Discover a variety of COVID-19 business relief resources, including federal and state resources related to business management, various acts, and more.
Resources by State
We've compiled a list of veterinary resources for each state, including state VMAs, Board of Pharmacy, Board of Veterinary Medicine, OSHA, and more.