073: The Power Of A Positive Attitude w/ Bronwen Foster

After dealing with compassion and burnout fatigue herself, Bronwen Foster decided to make a change and has since helped herself and others find joy in their jobs and have more fulfilling lives because of it. Our first sequel guest episode, we are reflecting on the past year and a half of Podcast A Vet, the changes Bronwen has been through both professionally and personally, and how to stop hating your job and remember your love for veterinary medicine again.

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071: How To Escape Autopilot & Learn To Nurture Yourself w/ Dr. Becky Krull

Do you sometimes feel like you are living your life on autopilot, never truly feeling content and struggling with burnout and compassion fatigue? Dr. Becky Krull was dealing with all of this until she made a change, sought some help, and found her happy again. These feelings are common in veterinary medicine and Dr. Becky is here to share how she discovered her spark again for life, and veterinary medicine, on this episode.

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070: Financial Wellness Series: Part One w/ Brennan Pitard

Continuing on with our Financial Wellness Series we are joined by Brennan Pitard, a DVM who left practice only a few years after graduation to help bridge the gap between banks, lenders, and veterinarians. Having experienced the veterinary field himself, Brennan knows first hand the struggles, pressures, and roadblocks faced by his peers, and helps look past those obstacles to see the bigger picture and help others achieve their dreams of practice ownership.

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069: How To Use Integrative Therapies To Care For Horses w/ Elizabeth Dooher

Get ready for all things horses as we are joined by Elizabeth Dooher, an equine veterinarian passionate about integrative therapies and helping horses around the world find healing. Elizabeth combines therapies such as chiropractic, acupuncture, rehabilitation, massage, laser therapy, nutrition and more and applies these treatments both at home in Vail, Colorado and abroad in countries like Egypt and Jordan. Today Elizabeth is diving into all things horses, acupuncture, and how she has found a way to take her passion for travel and turn it into a lifesaving practice.

 

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065: The Importance Of Empowering Female Leaders w/ Dr. Doug Aspros

Former President of the AVMA, current Chief Veterinary Officer at Veterinary Practice Partners and founding board member of the Women’s Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative (WVLADI), Doug Aspros has an impressive resume spanning many fields of veterinary medicine. Throughout his different positions, Doug noticed a lack of female representation in the board room. He decided to do something about it and helped create WVLADI as a response to this lack of diversity in veterinary communities. On this episode, Doug helps us analyze the male lens, its influence in veterinary medicine, and everything in between.

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064: The Importance Of Promoting Diversity In The Vet Community w/ Stephen Cital

Stephen Cital is on a mission to bring veterinary technicians the respect they deserve while making some real money. An RVT specializing in anesthesia pain management, Stephen has a passion for promoting diversity in the veterinary space, as well as the use of cannabis as a legitimate therapeutic tool. Stephen combines a vast array of knowledge and topics to break down some of the barriers in our profession and is opening our eyes to a world of possibilities on today's episode.

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063: How To Use Social Media To Increase Your Income w/ Danielle Lambert

If you have been living under a rock these past few years and haven’t hopped on the social media bandwagon yet, you could be missing out on huge business and monetary gains. Danielle Lambert has a passion for helping veterinary hospitals market themselves and has created a successful business teaching others how to convert business from the internet into income for your practice. Founder of the Snout School and VP of Business Development at Whisker Cloud, Danielle knows what she is talking about when it comes to monetizing social media and putting your best virtual foot forward.

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062: Financial Wellness Series: Part One w/ Stith Keiser

Have you ever considered owning a practice or buying into a practice, but the financial intimidation is keeping you from moving forward? You aren’t alone, and Stith Kiser is here to shed some light on the message of financial wellness with the help of First Financial Bank. Stith harnessed his passion for veterinary medicine and finances to become an expert in everything related to veterinary business, monetary literacy and securing financial stability through job satisfaction. Today he is here to explain how to have a positive impact on the field of veterinary medicine through the financial window.

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061: How To Fail Right, Fail Early, & Fail Often w/ Dr. Andy Roark

Dr. Andy Roark believes that it is important to constantly try new things, accept failure as a natural growing tool and prioritize growth and development daily. He has taken his can-do attitude and courage to fail to social media and other methods of engagement in order to better spread his message of courage. Today Dr. Andy Roark joins us to help describe the connection he sees between failure and success, how to recognize when you are being spread too thin, and when it is time to drop some of your balls.

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060: How Diversity In The Veterinary World Benefits Everyone w/ Allen Cannedy

Often the topic of diversity and inclusion is overlooked in veterinary medicine, and Allen Cannedy is dedicated to changing that. The Director of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at North Carolina State University College of Vet Med, Allen is a mentor and recruiter of students from all groups that are underrepresented in the veterinary world. Today we are diving into racism, socioeconomic status, and how we can do a better job of making the veterinary world, and the world in general, a more inclusive place.

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057: How To Embrace The Fact That You Are Enough w/ Apryl Steele

Apryl Steele lives a life full of adventure, compassion, and drive. The President and CEO of the Denver Dumb Friends League, DVM, US Army Veteran, and so much more, Apryl has a motivated ‘can do’ attitude that is as contagious as it is inspiring.  Whether she is negotiating million dollar donations or teaching the veterinarians of tomorrow, Apryl is here to help you be motivated by your doubts and truly believe that you can do anything.

 

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056: How To Create Financial Stability While In Vet School w/ Sam Romano

Sam Romano boasts a dual DVM and MBA, is the past president of the Colorado Vet Med Association, a figure on the State Alumni Board and a past owner and manager of an emergency and referral hospital. From an early age, Sam’s father instilled the need for education, and hard work and Sam has taken the later years of his career in order to coach and lead the veterinary students of tomorrow.

 

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