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Winterizing Your Equine Veterinary Practice

Winterizing Your Equine Veterinary Practice

November 22, 2021

BI_Logo_Blue98fpx.jpgWinter is coming! Join AAEP Practice Life podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall and four far-north veterinarians -- Drs. Angie Hill (Ontario, Canada), Zach Loppnow (Ames, Iowa), Ryan Penno (Ravena, New York) and Melissa Rocheleau Covill (Ottawa, Canada) -- as they share their challenges and solutions for practicing veterinary medicine in very cold climes. 

AAEP Practice Life is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. Visit them at https://www.bi-vetmedica.com/species/equine.html.

Practice Profitability

Practice Profitability

October 20, 2021

BI_Logo_Blue98fpx.jpgRunning a veterinary practice is becoming increasingly costly: prices of supplies and labor keep going up. How can you help your practice survive these expensive times? Join AAEP Practice Life host Dr. Mike Pownall and his expert guests Dr. Bob Magnus and Mr. John Chalk as they walk through the key factors to practice profitability.

AAEP Practice Life is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. Visit them at https://www.bi-vetmedica.com/species/equine.html.

Veterinary technicians add value to your practice

Veterinary technicians add value to your practice

September 17, 2021

BI_Logo_Blue98fpx.jpgAdding veterinary technicians to your practice can add value and ease stress, both physical and mental. Join Practice Life podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall and his guests Drs. Lisa Kivett, Shane Baird and Kelly Zeytoonian as they share their strategies and experiences integrating vet techs into their practices.

AAEP Practice Life is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. Visit them at https://www.bi-vetmedica.com/species/equine.html.

Marketing the Equine Veterinary Practice

Marketing the Equine Veterinary Practice

August 18, 2021

BI_Logo_Blue98fpx.jpgUnderstanding marketing is important, even if your practice is at capacity. Join AAEP Practice Life Podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall and three marketing specialists -- Dr. Karen Bolten, Heather McPherson, and Kelly Graber -- as they discuss the what, why, when and how of marketing strategies, goals, campaigns and indicators of success.

AAEP Practice Life is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. Visit them at https://www.bi-vetmedica.com/species/equine.html.

Practice Perspective: “Senior” Veterinarians

Practice Perspective: “Senior” Veterinarians

July 21, 2021

BI_Logo_Blue98fpx.jpgAAEP Practice Life Podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall, having spent several previous podcasts focusing on new veterinarians, takes time this month to hear from veteran vets who have long-established, successful practices. Listen as Drs. James Zeliff, Monty McInturff and Anne Baskett share their perspectives on being successful horse doctors.

AAEP Practice Life is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. Visit them at https://www.bi-vetmedica.com/species/equine.html.

Practice Ownership

Practice Ownership

June 21, 2021

BI_Logo_Blue98fpx.jpgAAEP Practice Life podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall talks with four practice owner veterinarians across North America about owning a veterinary practice.

Listen to Mike and Drs. Tracy Walker, Lisa Kivett, Crystal McRae, and Heather Caplan share the whys and hows of single- and multiple-doctor practices.

AAEP Practice Life is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. Visit them at https://www.bi-vetmedica.com/species/equine.html

or contact their Equine Veterinary Technical Solutions team at 888-637-4251.

Mothers in Veterinary Practice

Mothers in Veterinary Practice

May 21, 2021

BI_Logo_Blue98fpx.jpgPractice Life podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall is joined by three equine veterinarians who are also mothers -- or mothers-to-be! Listen as mother-of-two Dr. Laura Javsicas, mother-of-two Dr. Wendy Krebs, and soon-to-be mother Dr. Marisa Markey discuss the ins and outs of pregnancy and maternity leave for themselves, their associates, and their staff.

AAEP Practice Life is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. Visit them at https://www.bi-vetmedica.com/species/equine.html

Mentorship and the Young Veterinarian

Mentorship and the Young Veterinarian

April 20, 2021

BI_Logo_Blue98fpx.jpgIn anticipation of spring, with its new crop of graduating vets and interns, AAEP Practice Life Dr. Mike Pownall speaks with three practitioners who have experience mentoring young or new veterinarians. Join Drs. Luke Bass (Colorado State University), Kimberly Harmon (Fairfield Equine, Connecticut) and Karen Jackman (Pioneer Equine, California) as they share their experiences and recommendations for helping new vets settle comfortably into their new positions.

Also joining Dr. Pownall is AAEP Membership Director Nick Altwies, who gives an overview of AAEP's Outrider Mentorship Program. 

AAEP Practice Life is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. Visit them at https://www.bi-vetmedica.com/species/equine.html

Hiring new veterinarians and staff

Hiring new veterinarians and staff

March 22, 2021

BI_Logo_Blue98fpx.jpgAAEP Practice Life podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall joins successful practice owners Dr. Alex Eastman (Salinas, California), Dr. Miranda Gosselin (Millbrook, New York) and Dr. Shane Baird (Golden, Colorado) to discuss the challenges and opportunities involved in hiring new veterinary and support staff.

AAEP Practice Life is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. Visit them at https://www.bi-vetmedica.com/species/equine.html

AAEP’s Plans for 2021

AAEP’s Plans for 2021

February 19, 2021

BI_Logo_Blue98fpx.jpgAAEP Practice Life podcast host Dr. Mike Pownall chats with AAEP 2021 President Dr. Scott Hay, president-elect Dr. Emma Read, and executive director David Foley. They discuss long-term changes in the industry, COVID-related changes, and plans for 2021. We hear about upcoming educational opportunities, the ongoing efforts toward new-practitioner retention, and a new focus on inclusion, equity and diversity in the equine veterinary industry.

This podcast is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.

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