November 2015

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Pet Wellness Pulse!

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In the November monthly practice newsletter, our focus is on the importance of yearly checkups for your patients. You’ll find Facebook posts, tweets and copy for your practice website or newsletter that highlight why yearly checkups are a necessary part of a pet’s care.

Recently, both feline and canine populations have experienced an increase in preventable diseases such as diabetes, periodontal and heartworm disease. In fact, the American Heartworm Society estimates that 45% of dogs in the U.S. are not protected against heartworm! Unfortunately, the truth is many of your clients may not see the value in preventive healthcare.

Use the social media and website content in the next section to educate your clients about the importance of yearly, comprehensive checkups. Your veterinary practice team members are the only ones who can obtain a detailed history, perform a thorough physical exam, and discuss the best ways to keep patients well.

Yearly Checkups

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 November’s Facebook posts, tweets and copy for your practice website that you can use “word for word”. They focus on the importance of yearly checkups and are designed to encourage your clients to schedule their pet’s annual exam 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.

Want additional Facebook posts on a bunch of topics that you can immediately share with your clients? Like our Facebook page, Pet Wellness Pulse! If you would like new content every day, click on our page every day. Remember, unless you regularly share Pet Wellness Pulse posts with your clients, not all of our posts will automatically show up in your practice newsfeed. So whenever you want new content, click on Pet Wellness Pulse to get it!

Campaign in Action

What people are saying about the campaign

Explore updates on our pet owner advertising campaign and preventive pet care in the news.

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VHMA President Jon Cunnington (with “Ben Franklin”) presented a proclamation that all VHMA members
should become Preventive Pet Healthcare Champions.

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VHMA’s successful promotion of
the Practice Champion Workbook

Success Stories

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

Karli Carter doesn’t miss any of our Facebook posts, and she’s happy she doesn’t. Ms. Carter is a certified veterinary practice manager at Payson Family Pet Hospital in Payson, UT and their practice follows the PHP Facebook page, Pet Wellness Pulse. Ms. Carter says it is “a great resource” and has found the posts to be beneficial to share with clients. Ms. Carter also utilizes the Facebook posts provided by the monthly Partners for Healthy Pets Monthly Practice Newsletter. When new content is needed for their practice page, Ms. Carter says, “The content is easy to get and I love adding it into our mix. It is helpful to have access to the posts when I am trying to consistently post weekly. It’s nice since the information is ready to go.”

Success Stories
Karli Carter
CVPM of Payson Family Pet Hospital

By dedicating time and effort to their social media presence, Payson Family Pet Hospital continues to keep the spotlight on preventive healthcare for their patients. Ms. Carter concludes, “Preventive healthcare is very important and we are helping our clients see the benefits of prevention for their pets.”

Get inspired! Read more from practices that have seen success using the PHP 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

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