July 2016

Thinking about Monthly Preventive
Healthcare Plans...

Implementing monthly payment plans can be a daunting task. But we have an easy to understand, step-by-step manual that walks through the entire process. Developed by experts in the field, you now have what you need to make payment plans an option at your practice!

On our site, you will find easy-to-use PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Excel worksheets that include:

  • Plan Overview
  • Implementation Manual
  • Team Training Manual
Monthly Preventive Healthcare Plans

Click here to find tools and resources developed by Partners for Healthy Pets and Brakke Consulting.

Let us help YOU see more pets!

In the July monthly practice newsletter, let’s talk to clients about the importance of the cardiovascular system. Here you’ll find ready-to-use Facebook posts, tweets and practice website/newsletter content, all created with you in mind! You can take the ready-to-use content and use it...word for word! Let us help you motivate your clients to schedule their pet’s yearly checkups.

Healthy Heart

You are the expert when it comes to keeping a patient’s heart healthy. During a patient’s physical exam, auscultation can catch murmurs or arrhythmias. You have the medical knowledge to diagnose not only cardiac disease, but also to successfully manage it for years with regular patient monitoring.

Which patients are due for their yearly checkup? Check your files then contact all of your clients you haven’t seen in over a year. You want to remind them to schedule their pet’s annual exam because a yearly checkup guarantees these pets are getting the highest quality of care.

Word for Word

Here are July’s Facebook posts, tweets and copy for your practice website that you can copy “word for word.” They’re designed to motivate your clients to schedule their pet’s yearly checkup with you.

Copy and paste this month’s Facebook posts onto your own page.

Engage clients with this month’s tweets.

Use this month’s website copy online or in your practice newsletter.

Click here for print ad templates, digital banner ads, our public service announcement video and other useful tools your practice can use to promote preventive care.

Campaign in Action: Don’t Miss Us at the AVMA Convention in San Antonio

AVMA Speakers

Our new, 2016 continuing education event has been a huge success. “Beyond the Basics: Attracting and Retaining Clients”, focuses on the challenges that practices face, such as lack of new clients and pet owners who are delaying care for their pets. If you’d like to learn practical strategies for identifying and fixing these common problems, check out our CE event at the AVMA Convention in San Antonio.

You don’t want to miss this program with award-winning speakers, Karen E. Felsted, CPA, MS, DVM, CVPM, CVA and Karyn Gavzer, MBA, CVPM.

Click here to find out more information.

Success Stories

Read how other practices put the Partners for Healthy Pets Resource
Toolbox to work.

Success Story
“Partners for Healthy Pets has a good way to get you started,” says Dr. Kayann Stables, veterinary consultant to two companion animal practices in southern California. “The website gives you lots of ideas,” she says. She uses information from the Partners for Healthy Pets website to generate weekly pet health tips published in a local magazine and to make into signs to help educate clients.

Dr. Stables also helps the practices with their social media presence. She has found that the Partners for Healthy Pets website is especially valuable for monthly Facebook posts that are centered around one topic. For example, Dr. Stables utilized the Partners for Healthy Pets dental preventive care content to promote dental month in February. The number of dental prophylaxes performed increased from 2014, and she thinks Facebook contributed to this upturn.

Dr. Stables has seen firsthand how important Facebook is to a practice. “It’s a good way to communicate, to increase awareness to new and existing clients. It’s your sign on your door,” she says.

Get inspired! Read more from practices that have seen success using the Partners for Healthy Pets tools and resources.

Partners for Healthy Pets is dedicated to ensuring that pets receive the preventive healthcare they deserve through regular visits to a veterinarian. We are committed to working with you to enhance the health of your patients and your practice. Learn more about all the tools available to your practice in the Partners for Healthy Pets Resource Toolbox at www.partnersforhealthypets.org.

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