As we mentioned in our earlier post, Nationwide’s senior field veterinarian, Dr. Kristi Yee, is taking a big leap and opening her own practice. Yes, even in these uncertain times! We’ll have more about the pandemic’s influence on renovations and the opening, but for right now we wanted to celebrate … Continue reading Hometown Veterinary: Sweet goodbyes and new beginnings
Editor’s note: When Nationwide field veterinarian Dr. Kristi Yee told us she was starting her own practice, we were very happy for her. And when she suggested that she blog about the experience, we couldn’t say yes quickly enough. We hope you’ll follow along with her story, We promise you’ll … Continue reading A new beginning: An associate veterinarian starts her own practice
Seems everyone in the veterinary community has experienced or heard a tale of the Valentine’s Day underwear vomit. Urban myth? How many times have dogs vomited up some fancy red lingerie in practice? While no doubt some tellings are of dubious origin, and others are embellished just a little bit … Continue reading Valentine’s Day in the veterinary practice: What’s your story?
This week we marked a milestone at Nationwide: The 30th anniversary of when Dr. Alberto Valencia joined what was then Veterinary Pet Insurance and what is now the pet insurance division of one of the country’s top insurance companies. For a company that started as the insurance wing of the … Continue reading Celebrating a commitment to the veterinary community
One her recent visit to the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Nationwide field veterinarian Dr. Tonya Sparks chose Amy Le Blanc (2022) for the “Three Questions” treatment. Now, without reading to the bottom (yet), can you guess from pictures alone what part of veterinary medicine she finds … Continue reading Three questions for … NC State’s Amy Le Blanc (2022)
Recently, I attended the first Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA) alumni conference, along with our Nationwide field veterinarians and the wonderful Nicole Numbers, who manages our school outreach programs. The event was a gathering of past VBMA leaders and existing National VBMA student leaders (that is, both incoming and outgoing … Continue reading Thankful … for young colleagues, future leaders and the VBMA