Brennan Pitard is back for round two of this Financial Wellness Series to share more from his unique perspective as both a veterinarian and banker. Brennan is passionate about helping people buy into or take over a veterinary practice to live their dream as an owner and is sharing tips and strategies to help you realize that dream as well if you so choose.Read More
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.Read More
Trent Gall is a small animal veterinary surgeon, family man, and sole owner of his own mobile veterinary surgery clinic. On this episode, we dive into the importance of community, acceptance, and tolerance as we discuss everything from archery to down syndrome, mid-life crisis’s, and everything in between.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
Kayle Austin is a DVM, Large Animal Practitioner, 2017 CSU grad, and one of the first recipients in Colorado of the Veterinary Education Loan Repayment Program. Today Kayle dives into the four-year commitment she made to work rurally with large animals in order to subsidize her student debt, and why it was one of the best decisions she has made so far.
Veterinary medicine is made special by the people and connections you make throughout your career. Dr. Adam Conroy is a testament to this and is passionate about helping others embrace failure in order to find success. A small animal practitioner, successful practice owner, consultant and mentor, Dr. Conroy is all about having a vision and accomplishing your goals.Read More
We are back for Part 2 of our Financial Wellness Series, and today we are diving into the specifics of practice ownership. Everything from how to find a practice, what to look for and how to get the money to buy in is on the table today as Stith Kiser rejoins us and gives us some tips on how to be successful in ownership.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
We are coming to you live from the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas at the Western Veterinary Conference. Such a wild city requires a badass guest, and Nicole LaForest definitely fits that description. An LVT and RVT and the face behind @VeterinaryTechnicians on Instagram, Nicole has a confident and no bullsh*t approach to being a veterinary technician.Read More
Dr. Jeremy Delcambre knew that he wanted to be a teacher of anatomy, but had no idea how to get there. So, after getting accepted into veterinary school with 0 hours of veterinary practice, Jeremy went on to create the program that he wanted to learn and has been thriving ever since.
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.
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.