VIDEO: Good teams are key to retention. But what does that look like?

Teamwork is the top driver of retention in veterinary practices. Good teams are crucial to a successful practice – but what exactly does it mean to be a “good team”?

By Connor Dunwoodie

In this video, we’ll look at the findings of AAHA’s ‘Stay, Please‘ study, with a focus on how teamwork fits in the mix. In May, we talked with multiple experts who focus on improving teams within practices. You can download and read the study at

Further reading 

A career to grow on—How great teams empower individual dreams

Reprogramming team culture toward equity, dignity, and empowerment

Why people stay: Hiring (and keeping) a great team

What Is Employee Engagement and How Do You Improve It?

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Global Market Report 2022: Diverse Companies Earn 2.5 Times Higher Cash Flow Per Employee and Inclusive Teams Are More Productive by Over 35%

Infographic: Diversity + Inclusion = Better Decision Making At Work

This article is part of our Stay, Please series, which focuses on providing resources (as identified in our Stay, Please retention study) to retain the 30% of all veterinary professionals considering leaving their clinical practice. Here at AAHA, we believe you were made for this work, and we’re committed to making clinical practice a sustainable career choice for every member of the team.


Disclaimer: The views expressed, and topics discussed, in any NEWStat column or article are intended to inform, educate, or entertain, and do not represent an official position by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) or its Board of Directors.



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