Stress First Aid identifies four types of stress injuries, including trauma, loss, inner conflict, and wear & tear. These have been exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic, significantly impacting the mental and emotional wellbeing of those in the veterinary field.
Practice owner Jenn Galvin lets us in on when she considers firing clients and tips for how to cut those ties gracefully.
Searching for a community who really gets you? Veterinary Hope Foundation offers online support groups customized to your type of practice and job role, where you can lean on others just like you—without the judgment or the stigma.
Once we learn to check in and identify stress, we can take action . The 7 Cs of Stress First Aid are calming and de-escalation tactics that can help ourselves and our teammates.
AAHA’s Veterinary Management Institute (VMI) is a five-month virtual executive leadership program that brings finance, culture, and other relevant topics to life with superstar speakers and a supportive cohort of peers.
2023 International Assistance Dog Week is August 6-12 and it’s a great opportunity to raise awareness of the unique needs of working, assistance, and therapy dogs. AAHA has a free toolkit to get the conversation started.
Veterinary social workers are on the forefront of efforts to support the human-animal bond while alleviating some of the stressors for both veterinary team members and animal owners.
Are you a vet tech who dreams of owning a practice? Or are you an owner with a superstar technician you’d want to partner with? When techs own veterinary practices, their insider knowledge is a tremendous asset.
Founded in 2023, the online collaborative space known as VetHive operates on four principles: creating a culture of support, rejecting the ivory tower mentality, being our authentic selves, and viewing veterinary medicine as a team sport. NEWStat chats with founder Kate Baker, DVM, MS, DACVP (Clinical Pathology) .
Pawlicy Advisor conducted a survey in conjunction with AAHA to research the perception of pet insurance among veterinary professionals. The data reveals vet teams overwhelmingly believe that pet insurance has a number of benefits,