You can find some great resources for your practice on this page, including consultants and businesses that we know and trust to take good care of you and your veterinary practice. You can also find some excellent veterinary business podcasts featuring VetBilling’s co-founders. If you’re looking to learn more about VetBilling, listening to one of these podcasts would be a good place to start. If you have suggestions for additional resources that you would like to see included on this page – or you’re seeking resources for anything not listed here, please don’t hesitate to let us know.
Another terrific educational resource for you is our free on-demand RACE-Approved CE Course, “Overcoming Financial Barriers to Veterinary Care.” (Yes it really is free!) Presented in partnership with Lone Star Veterinary Academy, this 2 hour CE course got rave reviews from attendees. If you need to top up your CE credits, you can’t go wrong with this unique approach to understanding and solving client financial challenges. This is a self-paced course and you will have unlimited access to course content and videos for 12 months. You will be redirected to Lone Star Veterinary Academy’s website to take the course.
Veterinary Podcasts Featuring VetBilling
The Veterinarian Success Podcast with Isaiah Douglass
Tony Ferraro of VetBilling was interviewed by Isaiah Douglass, MBA, CFP of ID Financial Planning & Wealth Management. On The Veterinarian Success podcast, Tony and Isaiah discuss the advantages of meeting veterinary clients where they are financially. Isaiah Douglass concentrates his practice in the veterinary and human dental professions. Find out more about Mr. Douglass and his company here.
The Veterinary Marketing Podcast
VetBilling was featured in an episode of the Veterinary Marketing Podcast with host Brandon Breshears. Learn how payment plans can help you grow your practice, increase revenue, and function as a great marketing tool that differentiates your hospital by meeting clients where they are financially.
Veterinary Success Services Podcast with Dr. Steve Kornfeld
Steve Kornfeld, DVM, CPCC, a veterinary coaching expert, author, and principal of Veterinary Success Services, interviews VetBilling co-founder Tony Ferraro about the problems the veterinary profession faces when it comes to pet owners paying for veterinary care. Compassionately responding to client financial limitations doesn’t have to mean losing out on revenue. Find out how that’s possible in this podcast episode. Dr. Kornfeld’s latest book is “Build Your Dream Practice: A Road Map to Achieving Great Results in Veterinary Practice,” which is available on Amazon.
Debbie Boone: 2 Manage Vets Consulting
Debbie Boone, BS, CCS, CVPM has over 23 years of experience in successfully managing veterinary practices. She thinks holistically about the art of veterinary practice, and focuses on partnering with practice owners as a business coach and mentor. Debbie works with owners and managers teaching leadership and best business practices.
Debbie is also an expert on the design and implementation of preventive care plans. Along with Wendy Hauser, DVM, Debbie co-authored the definitive guide to building preventive care plans that benefit both veterinary practices and their clients. The Veterinarian’s Guide to Healthy Pet Plans is THE go-to resource for practices looking to improve their financial fitness and improve client compliance with preventive care recommendations. You can purchase the book here.
Debbie is also a member of the Fear Free Advisory Board. The “fear-free” initiative was developed by Dr. Marty Becker, and Debbie and the rest of the advisory board are working to develop a certification program for veterinary hospitals to learn to handle pets in a calm and soothing manner – giving them and their owners a better veterinary visit experience.
Halow Consulting, Veterinary Business Advisors
Bash Halow is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and of the Veterinary Management Institute series at Purdue University. A veterinary professional for 18 years, he managed a practice in New York City before advancing to a regional manager position for Healthy Pet Corporation (later VCA) and finally the Administrator for the Princeton Animal Hospital and Carnegie Cat Clinic in Princeton, NJ. He is a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager and a Licensed Veterinary Technician. His strengths are client service, team building, morale, practice finances, new client acquisition, and digital marketing.
Lone Star Veterinary Academy
Lone Star Veterinary Academy was founded for the global veterinary community by a Texas veterinarian. LSVA builds boutique in-person, online, and on-demand veterinary conference experiences for veterinary professionals who are tired of over-sized, over-crowded conventions. Join an in-person or online LSVA veterinary CE and find a space where great conversation, first-class amenities, and the nation’s best veterinary educators unite.
Open Door Veterinary Collective
Open Door Veterinary Collective is a national nonprofit training network and collaborative forum that helps veterinary and animal welfare organizations implement innovative strategies to improve access to veterinary care. They have developed a business model template for veterinary hospitals that allows them to open their doors to more clients, including those with financial constraints, without sacrificing revenue, profits, or team well-being. ODVC offers mentorship programs and other educational resources to veterinary and animal welfare professionals.