AAHA partner resources
March 23, 2020“Ambiguity and uncertainty drive stress,” says Randy Hall, founder and CEO of Aspire and veterinary leadership guru. Few would argue that we’re living in ambiguous and uncertain times, and with the coronavirus situation changing daily, that’s likely to be true for the foreseeable future.
April 22, 2020How are you and your team working through today’s unforeseen challenges? If you’re feeling stressed, that’s no surprise. “Ambiguity and uncertainty drive stress,” says Randy Hall, founder and CEO of Aspire and veterinary leadership consultant.
Bank of America
Client Assistance Program
Bank of America is offering assistance to clients through its Client Assistance Program and is continuing to provide access to the important financial services on which clients rely.
Beyond Indigo Pets
Daily Facebook Live sessions and free webinars
Beyond Indigo Pets is offering daily Facebook Live sessions at noon (CST), free webinars, and digital lunch and learns. Topics include leveraging telemedicine, helping clients care for their pets via home delivery, and a panel on what comes after COVID.
Marketing materials and other resources
Access downloadable tools, including social media posts and a "park and call" poster for curbside service.
Fact sheets, links, articles, information on the Global Support Program, and more.
Opening the digital door: Connecting hospitals with patients in a time of social distancing
Human healthcare providers are flocking to telemedicine to care for patients while maintaining social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis. Many veterinarians would like to do the same.
Find out how to get your hospital practicing telemedicine through Pet Pro Connect, the new veterinary telemedicine platform from Boehringer Ingelheim. BI is making it available to hospitals for free during the pandemic.
Stimulus benefits for small businesses, employees, and individuals
This infographic highlights key benefits of the new federal stimulus.
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Webinar
This webinar, featuring Sean Viergutz, addresses the following components of the new CARES Act:
- Paycheck Protection Program: Who is eligible, how to calculate loan amounts, what is “good faith certification,” loan terms, and forgiveness
- Additional programs: Disaster Relief Funds & Private Grants
- How to apply, when to apply, and what to expect
COVID-19 Survival Guide for Veterinary Practices
In this webinar and accompanying slides, Michelle Drake, DVM, CVA, breaks down her “six steps to surviving and thriving in the COVID crisis,” and GeniusVets’ social media manager, Gabrielle Feldman-Seltzer, discusses social media tactics to bond with pet owners in the current climate.
Success Strategies for Independent Veterinary Practices
GeniusVets’ Facebook group, Success Strategies for Independent Veterinary Practices, functions as a connection point for veterinary professionals to share questions, tips, and successes.
Coming Back from COVID
Learn how your practice can survive and thrive in these crazy times with advice from three leading veterinary practice owners in this free webinar.
GuardianVets is offering a discounted flat fee for any GuardianVets member practice that needs daytime triage phone support. The daytime coverage is unlimited and intended to help practices that find themselves understaffed or that need to temporarily close. They offer daily, weekly, and monthly options and are operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
GuardianVets has also joined forces with Midwest Veterinary Supply and other partners to cohost a live webinar and Q&A on alternative ways to run a successful practice during COVID-19. You can register here.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition
Through their Food, Shelter, & Love program, Disaster Relief Network, and in conjunction with animal welfare partners, Hill's is donating pet food to pantry partners, shelters, and other nonprofit partners who are caring for pets. They are working to avoid disruptions in supply, are offering alternate delivery options, and have a free consultancy service.
Additional resources from Hill’s:
- Sixty days of free TeleVet services
- Digital support for veterinary professionals
Update on the role of companion animals in the COVID-19 pandemic (webinar with R. Michael Lappin, DVM, PhD, DACVIM)
IDEXX understands coronavirus (COVID-19) is top of mind for everyone. While the situation is highly dynamic, IDEXX has created an online resource center for COVID-19-related information from IDEXX. IDEXX recommends you bookmark idexx.com/covid19 and check back frequently. IDEXX views veterinary partners as an essential service for communities, and they are making regular updates to their site as they monitor COVID-19 and pet health across their global reference laboratory network.
IDEXX has teamed up with ISL Online to offer secure remote access to Cornerstone Software.
A free collection of webinars including topics such as managing chronic disease from afar and practign medicine in the COVID-19 era.
This COVID-19 digital toolkit includes info on PPE shortages, tips for veterinary professionals, and client-communication tools such as social media posts and infographics.
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