The kickoff of the Ready. Set. Go! Forwarding Booking Campaign on January 1 marked the beginning of an ambitious collaborative effort between the Veterinary Medical Association Executives (VMAE) and Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP) to help ensure healthier pets and healthier veterinary practices. Hopefully you have had the opportunity to take advantage of the wealth of resources available to participating VMAs on the VMAE website. This is such a great opportunity to make a meaningful and positive difference in the lives of your members and their patients – and it’s...

Are your members looking for ways to obtain new clients and patients for their companion animal practices? Look to our CEO Ralph Johnson to have a tested solution from which others can learn, implement and enhance local community relationships with the multi-faceted win-win-win answer of “Yes, and…” How it Started: As an outcome of the Colorado VMA’s Collaboration Task Force comprised of leaders in CVMA and Colorado shelters, CVMA embarked on a pilot program known as Return For Care. The RFC concept and processes have been implemented and measured in Douglas...

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 04, 2017 -- The Pet Nutrition Alliance (PNA), an independent not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing resources to veterinary healthcare teams to help them position nutrition as essential to optimal pet health, is pleased to announce Spanish and French translations of its popular nutritional calculator for both dogs and cats. A weight management tool for adult dogs and cats initially launched at the NAVC Conference 2016, the nutritional calculator is a tool designed to aid the veterinary healthcare team in making nutritional assessments and recommendations to help their patients...