As part of our effort to inform VMAE members about the best available tools to assist their VMA members improve practice profitability, VMAE is an active member in the Partners for Healthy Pets alliance.
Led by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), Partners for Healthy Pets is an unprecedented collaborative alliance of over 100 veterinary associations, colleges of veterinary medicine, and animal health companies all committed to a vision of improved overall health for pets. Partners for Healthy Pets provides tools and resources that help communicate the value and benefit of preventive care, enhance the veterinary client relationship, and improve the overall quality of preventive healthcare provided for patients.
Partners for Healthy Pets Mission:
The mission of Partners for Healthy Pets is to ensure that pets receive the preventive healthcare they deserve through regular visits to a veterinarian.
Partners for Healthy Pets Goals:
We are dedicated to helping veterinary professionals provide the best preventive healthcare by:
- Addressing the increasing prevalence of serious diseases and the declining health of our nation’s pets
- Enhancing pet owners’ perceived value of preventive veterinary care
- Ensuring regular veterinary visits become the norm
- Increasing the understanding of the veterinarians’ central role in the health and happiness of pets
- Making increasing preventive healthcare of cats a priority
What does Partners for Healthy Pets do for veterinarians?
Partners for Healthy Pets has developed tools that are available free of charge on its website to AVMA and AAHA members. The tools help veterinarians run more successful practices, focusing on several key areas, such as client communication; using internet marketing and social media to market a practice; creating and implementing preventive health care plans for clients; and creating a feline-friendly practice.