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Leaders in Animal Health

 

Leadership

Vetstreet sponsors and partners with many of the leading consultants to the veterinary community.

At Vetstreet, we're 100% focused on pet health. That's why we partner with industry associations and consultants who enable us to provide you and your clients with the best pet health information and client communication technology available anywhere. These associations and consultants partner with us because we're the best at what we do. We participate in more than 110 industry events every year.

We're a founding partner of VetFolio — a joint project of NAVC and AAHA designed to bring to you the best available online continuing education through webinars that connect you with thousands of other veterinarians and specialists around the world. Our partnerships with organizations such as NAVC and VHMA, as well as with key opinion leaders, ensure that you'll always have what you need for sharing great pet-care advice with your clients and providing the best possible care for their pets.

Trusted Veterinary Consultants

Debbie Boone, BS, CCS, CVPM

Debbie Boone — 2 Manage Vets Consulting, LLC — www.dboone2managevets.com
Ms. Boone is a certified veterinary practice manager with over 30 years of hands-on veterinary business management and consulting experience in AAHA-accredited small animal practices as well as mixed animal, specialty, emergency, and shelter environments. She is a product of restaurant-owning parents who believed in “child labor” and taught her how to work hard and care for her family, her customers, her staff, and her business. She is co-author of... Read More

Nan Boss, DVM

Best Friends Veterinary Center — www.bestfriendsvet.com
Dr. Boss received her DVM from the University of Illinois in 1985. She has served on many committees for veterinary organizations and has consulted for PetCare TV and Banfield. She has written seven books, including The Client Education Notebook, three volumes of client education materials from AVLS PetCom; How We Do Things Here, which consists of team training materials; and Educating Your Clients From A to Z and What to Say & How to... Read More

Amanda L. Donnelly, DVM, MBA

ALD Veterinary Consulting, LLC — www.amandadonnellydvm.com
Dr. Donnelly is a second-generation veterinarian with a diverse background in small animal practice, business management, industry, speaking, and consulting. Dr. Donnelly works with veterinarians who want to grow their business and have their team look forward to coming to work every day. 

She is the author of 101 Practice Management Questions Answered. Dr. Donnelly is a dynamic speaker who always provides practical information to her... Read More

Louise S. Dunn

Snowgoose Veterinary Management Consulting — www.snowgoosevet.com
Ms. Dunn is a renowned, award-winning speaker, writer, and consultant. She brings over 40 years of in-the-trenches experience and her business education to veterinary management. Louise is founder and CEO of Snowgoose Veterinary Management Consulting. SVMC works with veterinarians who want to develop a strategic plan that consistently produces results.

Eric D. Garcia

Simply Done Tech Solutions — www.simplydonetechsolutions.com
IT expert. Digital marketer. Industry thought leader. When it comes to helping veterinary practices streamline their technology and attract and retain clients, Eric Garcia has a proven track record of educating the industry and producing results. Eric is an IT and digital marketing consultant working exclusively with veterinary practices. In addition to a long list of satisfied clients, Mr. Garcia’s work has been recognized throughout the industry. He speaks regularly at... Read More

Mary Gardner, DVM

Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice — www.lapoflove.com
Dr. Gardner is a "second career" veterinarian who spent 10 years in enterprise-wide software design, implementation, and marketing. A twist of fate changed her path, and in 2008 Dr. Gardner graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. In 2010, she co-founded Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice with Dr. Dani McVety.

Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice is the nation’s largest organization of in-home hospice and euthanasia veterinarians. With over 60... Read More

Karyn Gavzer, MBA, CVPM

KG Marketing & Training, Inc.
Karyn Gavzer, MBA, CVPM, is a speaker, writer, and practice management consultant specializing in customized marketing and training solutions for veterinary practices. Her mission is to help practices “go and grow” with new ideas and practical plans. She is a pet lover and one of the people who walk through the front door of your practice every day. She makes a point of sharing the client’s perspective in all of her work.

Gary I. Glassman, CPA

Burzenski & Company, PC — www.veterinaryfinancialadvisors.com
Gary I. Glassman, CPA, is a partner at Burzenski & Company. He focuses on the field of veterinary practice management and specializes in financial management and tax planning. He has extensive experience in practice valuation, related practice sale, merger and acquisition activity, structuring buy/sell agreements, as well as hospital expansion and financing. He is a regular speaker at national and regional veterinary conferences on financial management topics in... Read More

Sheila Grosdidier, BS, RVT, MCP

VMC Inc. — Veterinary Management Consultation
Sheila Grosdidier has been involved in the field of veterinary medicine for over 30 years. She earned her BS degree in Human Behavioral Science at New York Institute of Technology and her AA in Veterinary Technology at Maple Woods College. She has since completed postgraduate work in psychology and adult learning.

 

Ms. Grosdidier has been named the Speaker of the Year by NAVC three times and twice by the International/Australia Veterinary Nurses Association. She has spoken at over 300 conferences globally and... Read More

Bash Halow, BA, CVPM, LVT

Halow Tassava Consulting — www.bashhalow.com
Bash is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, a certified veterinary practice manager, and a licensed veterinary technician. As a partner with Halow Tassava Consulting and a veteran practice manager with more than 16 years of experience, Mr. Halow has helped dozens of veterinary hospitals understand how to build stronger teams and responsibly and ethically grow their businesses. He is a frequent contributor to Veterinary Economics and DVM 360 and is a member of the... Read More

Wendy Hauser, DVM

Peak Veterinary Consulting, LLC, Parker, Colorado — www.peakveterinaryconsulting.com
Dr. Hauser is a 1988 graduate of Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. A small animal practitioner for 26 years, she has been an associate and a practice owner and has enjoyed a successful practice sale. After serving as the Managing DVM of Coal Creek Veterinary Hospital, a 2011 AAHA Hospital of the Year finalist, Dr. Hauser resigned in April 2013. She left her position as a Technical Services Veterinarian in... Read More

Laurie Hess, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice)

Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics — www.avianexoticsvet.com; www.LaurieHessDVM.com
Dr. Laurie Hess is one of 125 veterinarians worldwide who are board-certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Avian Medicine. Dr. Hess owns the Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics, an all bird and exotic pet hospital in Bedford Hills, New York, where she sees solely birds and other exotic pets, such as rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, smaller rodents (... Read More

Charlotte Lacroix, DVM, JD

Veterinary Business Advisors, Inc.
Dr. Charlotte Lacroix owns and manages Veterinary Business Advisors, Inc., a national consulting firm that advises veterinarians and attorneys on veterinary business and legal issues, with a focus on veterinary business transactions and risk management. Dr. Lacroix lectures extensively to the industry on veterinary business and legal topics, including human resource and personnel management, negotiation of business dealings, succession planning, employment/residency contracts, partnerships, veterinary law, and ethics. She also is a regular contributor to numerous... Read More

Heidi Lobprise, DVM, DAVCD

Main Street Veterinary Dental Clinic — Flower Mound, TX
Dr. Heidi Lobprise received her DVM from Texas A&M University in 1983 and became a diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College in 1993. After 20 years of practice, she joined the Veterinary Specialty Team of Pfizer Animal Health for 8 years, then served as senior technical manager at Virbac for 3 years, during which time she helped organize, and was the first president of, the International Veterinary Senior Care Society. In 2014 she returned to private specialty practice in Flower Mound, Texas. She is the author/co-author of three... Read More

Dr. Dani McVety

In addition to her role as a hospice veterinarian, Dr. Dani McVety is a speaker, consultant, author, and host for PetCareTV. With a deep love for the human–animal bond, Dr. McVety found her calling while volunteering with human hospice before veterinary school. She knew she wanted to bring the same passion for life and respect for death that hospice upholds into this amazing profession. Just months after graduation she formed Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice in Tampa, Florida and quickly joined forces with her friend and classmate, Dr. Mary Gardner. In just 3 years they have built one of the most unique businesses in the... Read More

Wendy S. Myers

Communication Solutions for Veterinarians Inc. — www.csvets.com
Wendy S. Myers owns Communication Solutions for Veterinarians in Denver, Colorado. Her firm helps teams improve client service, communication skills, and compliance. Communication Solutions for Veterinarians has provided phone training to 4,500 teams in the United States and Canada. Wendy offers monthly CE credit webinars. She is the author of five books and five videos, including 101 Communication Skills for Veterinary Teams and the DVD “Become a Client... Read More

Dr. Dave Nicol

Dave Nicol Veterinary Services — www.davenicol.com
Dr. Dave Nicol is a veterinary business leader who helps veterinary practice owners, managers, teams, and individuals enjoy a happy and healthy life, practice, and beyond! He works with clients around the world who want to help pets and people have great outcomes. He has written countless articles for journals around the world, published a book on digital marketing, and is one of the most entertaining and challenging speakers in the veterinary industry.

Dave has done... Read More

Mark Opperman, CVPM

VMC, Inc. — www.vmc-inc.com
Mark Opperman founded VMC, Inc., a firm dedicated to excellence in veterinary practice management. In 25 years he has consulted with more than 1,500 veterinary hospitals throughout North America. Mr. Opperman has lectured both nationally and internationally at such meetings as CVC, NAVC, WVC, World Small Animal Veterinary Conference, Denmark Annual Congress, and the Southern European Veterinary Conference. As an industry leader, he has brought cohesion to the veterinary management profession, founding the... Read More

Dr. Andy Roark

Dr. Andy Roark is a practicing veterinarian, international speaker, and author. He is an award-winning columnist for DVM360 and has a regular column on Vetstreet.com. Dr. Roark’s popular Facebook page has over 100,000 fans, and his humorous educational videos have been viewed over a half-million times.

Dr. Roark has received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award from the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine and has been named Practice Management Speaker of the Year at NAVC, one of the world’s largest veterinary conferences. In 2013, the practice where Dr. Roark works placed third in the American Animal... Read More

Brenda Tassava, CVPM, CVJ

Halow Tassava Consulting — www.brendatassava.com
Brenda Tassava is an artist turned management consultant, so she’s always looking at things from a unique and creative perspective. She brings more than 17 years of practical veterinary business experience and award-winning principles for positive workplace culture to her practice consults. When Brenda is not busy lecturing and visiting practices all over North America, you’ll find her in her art studio, painting and chatting away with Eowyn, her African Grey parrot.

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