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  • Honoring Our Practice Teams & Their Patients
    April 8, 2021

    Honoring Our Practice Teams & Their Patients

    Our practice teams have been celebrating all kinds of fun milestones and awards lately. See what they’ve been up to here.
  • Recognizing Employee Milestones
    March 27, 2021

    Recognizing Employee Milestones

    Let's hear it for the following employees who are celebrating their five, 10, 15, and 20-year anniversaries at VetCor.
  • Celebrating Spring & National Puppy Day
    March 25, 2021

    Celebrating Spring & National Puppy Day

    You know we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to showcase some tiny fluffs here on our blog.
  • Catching Up with Missy Iverson at Ross University
    March 24, 2021

    Catching Up with Missy Iverson at Ross University

    Missy Iverson, a former vet tech at Falmouth Animal Hospital, answers some questions about her vet school experience at Ross University.
  • Thankful Thursday: Lucky to Have Each Other
    March 18, 2021

    Thankful Thursday: Lucky to Have Each Other

    We asked our practice teams to shout out an amazing coworker, employee, or work friend and we found no shortage of kind words.
  • Creating Special Bonds with Our Patients
    March 12, 2021

    Creating Special Bonds with Our Patients

    The human-animal bond is truly incredible - as is the bond that forms between a pet and their veterinary team.
  • Emotional Wellbeing Tips to Help Your Practice Thrive
    March 8, 2021

    Emotional Wellbeing Tips to Help Your Practice Thrive

    Learn about how VetCor's hospital managers foster emotional wellbeing at the practice level.
  • Dr. Becky Salinger on Being A Female Veterinarian & Practice Owner
    February 24, 2021

    Dr. Becky Salinger on Being A Female Veterinarian & Practice Owner

    Dr. Becky Salinger is one of over 100 female former practice owners within the VetCor network. Read about what that means to her.
  • Seeing New Faces at Our Practices
    February 24, 2021

    Seeing New Faces at Our Practices

    We’ve been seeing so many new faces at our practices lately and, every time we do, we can’t wait to share the joy they bring.
  • Thankful Thursday: Spreading the Love
    February 18, 2021

    Thankful Thursday: Spreading the Love

    We asked our practice teams to shout out an amazing coworker, employee, or work friend and we found no shortage of kind words.
  • Congratulations to the 34 Team Members Who Recently Became Credentialed Vet Techs
    February 15, 2021

    Congratulations to the 34 Team Members Who Recently Became Credentialed Vet Techs

    Join us in congratulating the 34 VetCor team members who recently became credentialed veterinary technicians.
  • The TechLife Team Talks Pet Dental Health
    February 12, 2021

    The TechLife Team Talks Pet Dental Health

    In honor of National Pet Dental Health Month, our TechLife team is sharing some fun facts about pet dental health and veterinary dentistry.
  • Meet Some Small But Mighty Puppy Patients
    February 10, 2021

    Meet Some Small But Mighty Puppy Patients

    As they say, great things come in small packages. Over the past few weeks, our practices have seen some tiny puppies that managed to give out some pretty big cuddles.
  • Congratulations to Our Wellbeing Rewards Program Winners
    February 2, 2021

    Congratulations to Our Wellbeing Rewards Program Winners

    Last year, a whopping 1,384 people participated in our wellbeing initiatives and 623 of them earned rewards bonuses for it. Congratulations!
  • Learn More About Our Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Team
    February 1, 2021

    Learn More About Our Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Team

    Get to know the team making sure life is better for everyone at VetCor via the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion. 
  • How a Cavalier Named Martha Mae Found Her Perfect Match
    January 28, 2021

    How a Cavalier Named Martha Mae Found Her Perfect Match

    After being surrendered, Martha Mae found her forever home and received a new lease on life - all thanks to a Slack group and a few wonderful VetCor employees.
  • Going Above & Beyond Is Business As Usual
    January 27, 2021

    Going Above & Beyond Is Business As Usual

    As cliche as it may sound, we see our teams go above and beyond for their patients, their clients, and each other every day.
  • Calling All Techs: Remember to Use Your Continuing Education Credits
    January 22, 2021

    Calling All Techs: Remember to Use Your Continuing Education Credits

    It's a new year and there's no better time than now to remind you to take advantage of your continuing education credits whether in person or online. 
  • Thankful Thursday: The New Year's Edition
    January 21, 2021

    Thankful Thursday: The New Year's Edition

    We asked our practice teams to shout out an amazing coworker, employee, or work friend and we found no shortage of kind words.
  • Welcome & Congrats to Our New Team Members
    January 18, 2021

    Welcome & Congrats to Our New Team Members

    Please join us in welcoming our new team members and congratulating those who were recently promoted.
  • Smiles for the New Year
    January 14, 2021

    Smiles for the New Year

    Our practice teams were lucky to be on the receiving end of some bright smiles at the beginning of the year.
  • That's a Wrap: Closing Out 2020
    December 29, 2020

    That's a Wrap: Closing Out 2020

    As 2020 comes to a close, let's reflect on everything we’ve accomplished and overcome this year.
  • Looking Back in Appreciation
    December 23, 2020

    Looking Back in Appreciation

    Looking back at a year of challenges, innovations, and teamwork.

  • Ending the Year with Hearts Full of Gratitude
    December 22, 2020

    Ending the Year with Hearts Full of Gratitude

    Christmas is around the corner, but our practice teams are still serving their patients and clients with both smiles and gracious hearts.  
  • How We Made Life Better in 2020
    December 18, 2020

    How We Made Life Better in 2020

    This year has been a wild one, but that hasn't stopped us from showing our teams how much we care about them by trying to make life better here.
  • Staying Safe While Pouring Our Hearts Into Our Patients
    December 8, 2020

    Staying Safe While Pouring Our Hearts Into Our Patients

    Our practice teams are getting close (while staying safe) during the pandemic. 
  • Thank You to Our Practice Teams
    December 7, 2020

    Thank You to Our Practice Teams

    The VetCor TechLife team says "thank you" to our practice teams as this long, strange year finally comes to a close. 
  • Giving Thanks & Showing Gratitude
    November 26, 2020

    Giving Thanks & Showing Gratitude

    Our practice teams and their patients are getting into the spirit of Thanksgiving.
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at VetCor
    November 23, 2020

    Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at VetCor

    Our Chief People Officer, Al Polizzi, provides an update on diversity, equity, and inclusion at VetCor.
  • Facing Challenges Together
    November 11, 2020

    Facing Challenges Together

    No matter how big or small, there’s no such challenge our teams can’t overcome.
  • Practices Full of Personality
    October 28, 2020

    Practices Full of Personality

    We’re proud of our practices’ unique personalities and the ways they manage to keep things interesting.
  • Thanks for Helping Us Make National Vet Tech Week a Success
    October 22, 2020

    Thanks for Helping Us Make National Vet Tech Week a Success

    Cheers to another successful National Vet Tech Week! Here's a quick recap of how we celebrated and what we learned. 
  • TechLife Takes on National Vet Tech Week
    October 20, 2020

    TechLife Takes on National Vet Tech Week

    Our practices weren't the only ones celebrating National Vet Tech Week this year. Learn about how our TechLife group joined in on the fun.
  • Vet Techs Really Do Make the World Go ‘Round
    October 14, 2020

    Vet Techs Really Do Make the World Go ‘Round

    We’re celebrating National Vet Tech Week by showcasing a few of our extraordinary veterinary technicians on the VetCor blog.
  • 10 Ways Our Vet Techs Make Life Better
    October 8, 2020

    10 Ways Our Vet Techs Make Life Better

    Let's give a special shout to all of our veterinary technicians for making life better for our practices, their clients, and their patients.
  • Seasons Change; Our Passion for Pets Doesn’t
    October 2, 2020

    Seasons Change; Our Passion for Pets Doesn’t

    We’re celebrating the transition to fall with some stories that are sure to warm your heart.
  • Celebrating National Vet Tech Week
    October 1, 2020

    Celebrating National Vet Tech Week

    Every October, we recognize our veterinary technicians during National Vet Tech Week. Here are some ideas for celebrating at your practice. 
  • Getting Creative with Client Communications
    September 30, 2020

    Getting Creative with Client Communications

    When the pandemic began, communicating new protocols was difficult for our practices. Now they communicate with both ease and creativity.
  • COVID, Change, & Improved Communication
    September 29, 2020

    COVID, Change, & Improved Communication

    COVID has given our teams the unique opportunity to expand their skills and grow as professionals through solving problems and implementing new processes.
  • Our TechLife Program Is Taking Off
    September 24, 2020

    Our TechLife Program Is Taking Off

    The VetCor TechLife group recently hosted their first two virtual meet and greet events and we're happy to report they went wonderfully.
  • Appreciating What’s Important
    September 15, 2020

    Appreciating What’s Important

    It’s confirmed - puppy smiles make the world go 'round.

  • COVID Check In
    September 11, 2020

    COVID Check In

    Can you believe it's already been six months since COVID kicked off? Read about how we've worked to make life better here in spite of the pandemic.
  • Overcoming Adversity Together
    September 2, 2020

    Overcoming Adversity Together

    Our practices are adapting to new norms and finding the silver lining in every situation they’re presented with.
  • Disaster Preparedness Tips for Pet Owners
    August 31, 2020

    Disaster Preparedness Tips for Pet Owners

    The peak of Atlantic hurricane season is here which is why it's important to reflect on disaster preparedness.
  • Back to School Resources for Parents
    August 26, 2020

    Back to School Resources for Parents

    Because of COVID-19, the start of this school year is a bit more stressful than usual. If your child is heading back to school, check out these resources.
  • Weathering the Storm Together
    August 20, 2020

    Weathering the Storm Together

    From prepping award winning pooches to providing curbside care during hurricane season, our practice teams are doing it all.
  • Organization Tips for Work & Home
    August 13, 2020

    Organization Tips for Work & Home

    Organization is something that plenty of us struggle with. Utilize a few of these organization tips to make your life infinitely easier.
  • Staying True to Who We Are
    August 6, 2020

    Staying True to Who We Are

    Even in the most difficult of situations, our practices maintain their individuality and show off their unique flair.
  • Sticky Notes & Organization Skills
    August 5, 2020

    Sticky Notes & Organization Skills

    Goosepond Animal Hospital’s hospital manager, Nicole, is a superstar when it comes to organization. Check out her tips here. 
  • Facing Challenges Head On
    July 23, 2020

    Facing Challenges Head On

    From high school interns to experienced veterinarians, we’re lucky to support such great teams of people.
  • Welcome & Congrats to Our New Team Members
    July 16, 2020

    Welcome & Congrats to Our New Team Members

    Please join us in congratulating two VetCor team members who were recently promoted.
  • The ABCs of Employee & Patient Appreciation
    July 9, 2020

    The ABCs of Employee & Patient Appreciation

    There’s appreciation abound in this blog post and we’re loving every second of it. Check out the people and pets who continue to help us get through.

  • Sun Safety 101
    July 6, 2020

    Sun Safety 101

    Summer is here and the sun is out in full force. Use these sun safety tips to make the most of your time outside.

  • Week 15: Showing Up for Our Communities
    June 25, 2020

    Week 15: Showing Up for Our Communities

    With summer comes a new set of challenges for our practices to overcome. Learn about how our hospital teams are tackling that here.
  • Week 14: Keeping It Cute to Help Us Get Through
    June 18, 2020

    Week 14: Keeping It Cute to Help Us Get Through

    It’s nearly impossible to read through this week’s blog post without cracking a smile. These stories about our furry friends is exactly the pick-me-up you need.
  • Week 13: Celebrating Our Patients & Clients
    June 11, 2020

    Week 13: Celebrating Our Patients & Clients

    Although veterinary appointments look different these days, there’s still joy and appreciation abound. 
  • 5 Ways to Show Appreciation for Your Team
    June 10, 2020

    5 Ways to Show Appreciation for Your Team

    Use some of these tips to show your appreciation for your practice teams. 
  • Improve Your Sleep Using These Tips
    June 8, 2020

    Improve Your Sleep Using These Tips

    Find out how getting an adequate amount of sleep each night can help you thrive in your personal and professional life.
  • Week 12: Different Patients, Same Compassion
    June 4, 2020

    Week 12: Different Patients, Same Compassion

    What makes you smile? For us, it’s pocket pets, rescue animals, and wildlife.
  • Week 11: Puppy & Kitten Visits Lift Spirits
    May 28, 2020

    Week 11: Puppy & Kitten Visits Lift Spirits

    For us, a patient’s first visit is as notable as a child’s first day of school. Join us in fawning over these adorable newcomers.
  • Using Telemedicine to Revolutionize Patient Care
    May 27, 2020

    Using Telemedicine to Revolutionize Patient Care

    Our veterinary leadership team was at the heart of our practices' decision to offer telehealth appointments. Read about how they made their vision a reality here.
  • 21 Members of the VetCor Family Are Headed to Vet School
    May 26, 2020

    21 Members of the VetCor Family Are Headed to Vet School

    It's that time of year again! Let's congratulate the 21 VetCor family members who will be starting their DVM (and VMD) journeys this fall.
  • Week 10: Continuing to Serve Our Communities
    May 21, 2020

    Week 10: Continuing to Serve Our Communities

    As the weeks stretch on, we continue to serve our communities with love, compassion, and a little bit of humor.
  • Week Nine: We’re Better Together
    May 14, 2020

    Week Nine: We’re Better Together

    It’s no secret that we’re better together. This week, check out some wonderful instances of team support we’ve seen at our practices.
  • Week Eight: The Cute Side of Curbside Appointments
    May 7, 2020

    Week Eight: The Cute Side of Curbside Appointments

    Curious about what goes on behind the scenes during a concierge appointment? This week, we’re giving you an inside look.
  • Mental Health Resources for Staying Afloat in the Wake of Coronavirus
    May 4, 2020

    Mental Health Resources for Staying Afloat in the Wake of Coronavirus

    COVID-19 has everybody stressed, and we all react to that stress differently. If you're in need of extra mental health support right now, you can find it here.
  • Week Seven: Supporting One Another
    April 30, 2020

    Week Seven: Supporting One Another

    This week, we've got five more stories about how VetCor team members are supporting each other in new, innovative ways.
  • Week Six: Going the Extra Mile
    April 23, 2020

    Week Six: Going the Extra Mile

    Our practice teams are going above and beyond to stay connected to their community and lift spirits.

  • Welcome & Congrats to Our New Team Members
    April 22, 2020

    Welcome & Congrats to Our New Team Members

    Please join us in welcoming our new team members and congratulating those who have recently been promoted.
  • Week Five: Continuing to Serve Patients & Pet Owners
    April 16, 2020

    Week Five: Continuing to Serve Patients & Pet Owners

    Positivity and compassion help our practices meet the needs of their communities and stay connected with each other.
  • Remembering to Practice Self-Care
    April 10, 2020

    Remembering to Practice Self-Care

    Self-care should always be practiced regularly, but that’s especially true right now. Use these suggestions to foster your overall wellbeing.
  • Week Four: New Ways to Support Our Communities
    April 9, 2020

    Week Four: New Ways to Support Our Communities

    Creativity abounds to help keep spirits high in our practices and support our communities through this challenging time.

  • Week Three: Lending a Hand However They Can
    April 2, 2020

    Week Three: Lending a Hand However They Can

    Across the country, our teams are doing everything in their power to spread joy and help people (and pets) in need. If you need some inspiration to power through the day, you'll find it here.

  • Week Two: Our Teams Are Still Adapting & Serving Others with a Smile
    March 27, 2020

    Week Two: Our Teams Are Still Adapting & Serving Others with a Smile

    Our teams aren't letting COVID-19 stop them from serving their communities. Learn about the changes they've made and how they're keeping their spirits high.
  • Resilience in Action
    March 25, 2020

    Resilience in Action

    We know you're all working hard to serve your communities by caring for your clients and patients. Use these resources to strengthen your resilience.
  • See How Our Practices Are Adapting Amid COVID-19 Concerns
    March 19, 2020

    See How Our Practices Are Adapting Amid COVID-19 Concerns

    We’re all doing our best to keep up with the changing landscape resulting from COVID-19, but nobody's doing it better than our practices.
  • Community Connections - March Edition
    March 9, 2020

    Community Connections - March Edition

    This March, we’ve seen so many wonderful examples of connections within the VetCor family as well as out in our practices’ local communities.
  • Meet Sherry: Hospital Manager, Toastmaster, & Rabbit Aficionado
    March 4, 2020

    Meet Sherry: Hospital Manager, Toastmaster, & Rabbit Aficionado

    Meet Sherry, hospital manager at Finger Lakes Animal Hospital. Learn about her background, her interests, and her hopes for the future.
  • When Life Gives You Lemons, Practice Resilience
    March 2, 2020

    When Life Gives You Lemons, Practice Resilience

    The clocks are changing this month and you can too. Practicing resilience can help you bounce back when life gets hard.
  • Do You Love the New VetCor Website?
    February 28, 2020

    Do You Love the New VetCor Website?

    As part of our ongoing brand refresh, we've revamped the VetCor website. Tell us what you think! You know we love your feedback.
  • Meet Tosha: Hiring Specialist, CVT, & Wellbeing Advocate
    February 24, 2020

    Meet Tosha: Hiring Specialist, CVT, & Wellbeing Advocate

    Meet Tosha, a hiring specialist working out of Philadelphia. Learn about her background, her interests, and her hopes for the future.
  • Community Connections - February Edition
    February 19, 2020

    Community Connections - February Edition

    This February, we’ve seen so many wonderful examples of connections within the VetCor family as well as out in our practices’ local communities.
  • Meet Nancy: Livestock Expert & Owner of Lightning Ridge Farm
    February 11, 2020

    Meet Nancy: Livestock Expert & Owner of Lightning Ridge Farm

    Meet Nancy, a veterinary technician at Main Street Veterinary Hospital. Learn about her background, her interests, and her hopes for the future.
  • It's American Heart Month, So Let's Talk About Heart Health
    February 6, 2020

    It's American Heart Month, So Let's Talk About Heart Health

    February marks American Heart Month which aims to raise awareness about heart disease and how it can be prevented. Learn more.
  • Congratulations to Our Wellbeing Rewards Program Winners
    January 30, 2020

    Congratulations to Our Wellbeing Rewards Program Winners

    Last year, a whopping 1,789 people signed up for our wellbeing initiatives and 590 of them earned rewards bonuses for it. Congratulations!

  • VetCor Community Connections - January Edition
    January 23, 2020

    VetCor Community Connections - January Edition

    In January, the VetCor family took part in a Facebook contest to celebrate the launch of our new logo. Discover what makes our practices' teams unique, what helps them stay connected, and how they've grown.
  • Keep the Flu Away Using These Prevention Tips
    January 20, 2020

    Keep the Flu Away Using These Prevention Tips

    Flu season came early this year and if you haven't gotten sick yet, you'll want to avoid it at all costs. Find tips to keep the flu at bay.
  • Our New Logo Has Officially Launched
    January 17, 2020

    Our New Logo Has Officially Launched

    If you haven't heard, VetCor has adopted a new logo that we believe better represents our values. Learn more about our updated logo.
  • Meet Ashley: Future Certified Veterinary Practice Manager
    January 10, 2020

    Meet Ashley: Future Certified Veterinary Practice Manager

    Meet Ashley, hospital manager at Basin Run Animal Hospital. Learn about her background, her interests, and her hopes for the future.
  • Welcome & Congrats to Our New Team Members
    January 7, 2020

    Welcome & Congrats to Our New Team Members

    Please join us in welcoming our new team members and congratulating those who have recently been promoted.
  • Meet Dr. Wachter: Veterinarian, Author, & Mission Worker
    January 3, 2020

    Meet Dr. Wachter: Veterinarian, Author, & Mission Worker

    Meet Dr. Wachter, a veterinarian at Wendell Veterinary Clinic. Learn about his background, his interests, and his hopes for the future.
  • That's a Wrap: Looking Back on 2019
    December 19, 2019

    That's a Wrap: Looking Back on 2019

    As 2019 comes to a close, let's celebrate everything we’ve accomplished together this year.

  • Meet Melissa: Once a Vet Tech, Now a Hospital Manager
    December 16, 2019

    Meet Melissa: Once a Vet Tech, Now a Hospital Manager

    Meet Melissa, hospital manager at Barnstable Animal Hospital. Learn about her background, her interests, and her hopes for the future.

  • VetCor Community Connections - December 2019 Edition
    December 13, 2019

    VetCor Community Connections - December 2019 Edition

    This December, we’ve seen many wonderful examples of connections within the VetCor family as well as out in our practices’ local communities.

  • Meet Kim: A Familiar Face at Big Creek Since 2002
    December 10, 2019

    Meet Kim: A Familiar Face at Big Creek Since 2002

    Meet Kim, hospital manager at Big Creek Pet Hospital. Learn about her background, her interests, and her hopes for the future.
  • Use These Tips to Avoid Excess Spending This Holiday Season
    December 2, 2019

    Use These Tips to Avoid Excess Spending This Holiday Season

    Holidays are fun but too often they leave us strapped for cash. Discover tips to minimize your excess spending this holiday season.

  • Let's Talk Turkey About How to Make Your Thanksgiving Dinner a Little Bit Healthier
    November 25, 2019

    Let's Talk Turkey About How to Make Your Thanksgiving Dinner a Little Bit Healthier

    There's a lot to love about Thanksgiving, including family dinner. Find debunked food myths to make your holiday meal just a little bit healthier.

  • Meet Kirby: The Hospital Manager Who Grew Up in the Veterinary Field
    November 15, 2019

    Meet Kirby: The Hospital Manager Who Grew Up in the Veterinary Field

    Meet Kirby, hospital manager at Southridge Animal Hospital. Learn about her background, her interests, and her hopes for the future.

  • VetCor Community Connections - November 2019 Edition
    November 12, 2019

    VetCor Community Connections - November 2019 Edition

    This November, we’ve seen many wonderful examples of connections within the VetCor family as well as out in our practices’ local communities.

  • Meet Todd: Kingston Client Turned Veterinary Assistant
    November 7, 2019

    Meet Todd: Kingston Client Turned Veterinary Assistant

    Meet Todd, a veterinary assistant at Kingston Animal Hospital. Learn about his background, his interests, and his hopes for the future here.