Our online Directory is available to the public and is accessed regularly by veterinarians seeking the services of a consultant. Each member has the opportunity to compose his or her own listing, and is encouraged to maintain his or her own listing to increase personal visibility. The Directory includes an Areas of Expertise section, which allows each member to tailor his or her listing according to specialization.
Semi-Annual Continuing Education Meeting and Conference Socials
VetPartners™ holds two outstanding continuing education meetings per year. The content of each meeting focuses on developing consulting skills useful at any level or area of expertise. Additionally, members are invited to attend VetPartners™ Networking Socials. These events are held at the following conferences: NAVC, WVC, AAHA, AVMA, and CVC in Kansas City, Missouri. Visit the Meetings page on our website for dates and details.
Speaking and Publishing Opportunities
VetPartners™ members receive regularly scheduled email communications containing current organization and industry data, including a monthly Newsletter that provides information about the organizations’ activities, member and sponsor announcements and industry-wide news and events.
Members Only Access
Provided for exclusive member resources and benefits featured on the www.VetPartners.org website.
• Discussion Forums
• Archived Editions of VetPartners™ e-Bulletins and the Member Newsletters
• Written New Consultants Guides on speaking, writing and consulting
• Archived Annual Meeting Proceedings and Mid-Year Hot Rocks Presentations
• Valuation Tools
- Appraisers Tool Kit
- The No-Lo Practice: Avoiding a Practice Worth Less (booklet and worksheets)
- Valuation Essentials for Veterinarians
- Valuation Q & A
• Benchmarking Information
• VHMA Self-Audit Workbook
• Intellectual Property Checklist and Resources
• Archived Webinars
Networking is one of the key benefits of VetPartners™ membership, and there are numerous occasions to form mutually beneficial relationships. While the major networking opportunities occur at the bi-annual meetings, other opportunities include committee participation and online discussion forums.
VetPartners Governance and Committee Participation
- Board of Directors
- Standing Committees
CommunicationsEthicsFinance & BudgetMembershipNominatingProgramWebinar
Member to Member Webinars
These online gatherings are an opportunity for members to share their wisdom with each other and for all participants to discuss hot topics, tough challenges, and best practices. Presentations are roughly 20 minutes long and followed by a Q&A opportunity. Reserve a half hour each month to join your fellow VetPartners for lively and informative discussions.
Social Media Governance & Committee Participation
VetPartners™ is on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter! These interactive public forums provide an outlet for the association and its members to share information with other non-member veterinary professionals.
Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Our Special Interest Groups (SIGs) provide a forum for members with specific interests to develop programs and exchange information with peers. Current SIGs include Veterinary Valuation Resource Council, Specialty and Emergency Practice, Industry Research and Practice Management.
VetPartners Style Guide
Promote your VetPartners™ affiliation through the utilization of the VetPartners™ logo and tagline on your personal website and PowerPoint presentations.
Member Discount on Errors & Omissions Insurance
Professional Liability, or Errors & Omissions Insurance, protects against loss (damages and defense costs) resulting from alleged acts, errors & omissions in the performance of professional duties that result in a financial loss for your client. If you are providing business consulting services you are exposed to potential litigation based on the performance of your duties. This program is specifically for those professionals providing consulting services to the Veterinary Industry and is administered by Vetinsure. To learn more and get a quote today, go to the Members Only Page.