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The Corporate Squeeze: How Corporate Consolidation is Disenfranchising Associate Veterinarians and Fueling Startups

Dec 31, 2019

Anthony Mahan, Esq., MBA

In case you have been hiding under a rock the last few years, corporate consolidators have thrown piles of cash at acquiring veterinary practices throughout the U.S., which has resulted in lucrative practice purchases at astonishing valuation multiples. The corporate feeding frenzy is directed at multi-doctor practices with large client bases, healthy financials, geographic locations in greater metropolitan areas, and owners with short-term retirement goals (hereinafter the “Key Practices”). The general consensus is that these Key Practices...

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From the VetPartners Experts: Gossip in the Veterinary Workplace

Aug 20, 2019
Human Resources, Practice Management, Self-care, Well-Being
Michelle Harcha, DVM, MA

Sitting in a workshop complaining about someone that was gossiping about me, I realized that I was gossiping about her as well. It was a moment of profound insight because I had no awareness that I wa...

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From the VetPartners Experts: Is Perfectionism Weighing You Down?

Aug 14, 2019
Well-Being
Kristina Guldbrand

per·​fec·​tion·​ism  |  noun : A disposition to regard anything short of perfection as unacceptable (Merriam Webster) Perfectionism is on the rise, affecting more Americans than ever before...

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From the VetPartners Experts: How to Eliminate Meeting Madness

Jul 25, 2019
Practice Management
Mia Cary, DVM

Raise your hand if you love attending meetings. I bet only a few of you raised your hand, likely because most of the meetings we attend are not productive and do not end in clear decisions, including ...

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From the VetPartners Experts: How to Help Pets Enjoy a Visit to the Vet

Jul 19, 2019
Practice Management
Ruth Garcia

Every veterinarian knows that pets and fireworks are a combustible combination, and most are prepared to help patients and clients make it through Independence Day, New Year’s Eve, and other loud an...

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