CVMA Membership 2014
2014 membership renewal is open!
In addition to the individual membership, we are now offering a high-value option, the CVMA Practice Package. Benefits of the Practice Package include a complimentary Practice Diagnostic Report, a complimentary Personalized Fee Guide, and discounts on new practice analytics and practice tools. Not only is this the best value for the practice, it's also the best way to assure that every doctor is receiving CVMA's print and electronic communications to stay connected to Colorado's veterinary community! Click "Join" or "Renew" for more information.
Volunteer at AVMA Convention in Denver!
The AVMA is requesting assistance from CVMA members in welcoming, greeting, and assisting attendees as part of the Ambassador Program at the 2014 AVMA Convention, held July 25-29 in Denver at the Colorado Convention Center.
The Ambassador Program provides opportunities for members to volunteer their time at convention as a Moderator, Convention Ambassador, manning the Welcome Center, or other roles. In exchange for 8 hours of time volunteered, the AVMA will reimburse you for your registration fee post-convention. Local members are encouraged to sign up for the Welcome Center to help answer questions about the local area and attractions and to provide an enthusiastic welcome to Denver.
Click here to find out more and sign up online.
CVMA Service Awards
Do you know a deserving individual in the veterinary profession who should be recognized? Then now is the time to nominate! CVMA Service Award nomination brochures are in the mail. Please help us recognize and reward those who bring so much to our profession. Nomination deadline is May 12, 2014. Click here for more information.
Save the Dates!
CVMA has a full lineup of events and CE opportunities for 2014. Click here for a complete listing and look to your inbox and mailbox for announcements and details.
Ultimate Practice Growth Weekend
Serious about getting to the “Why” of your practice? CVMA’s inaugural Ultimate Practice Growth Weekend is for forward-thinking veterinarians who want to incorporate innovative ideas in to reality. This intensive weekend retreat combines opportunity for strategic thinking and planning, deep-dive scenarios and discussion, interactive presentations, and time to reflect on it all! Guided by Dr. Michael Warren,who has received universal acclaim for his insights and expertise for helping other implement change to grow their practice, content presented will go beyond theoretical ideas – it will provide tools that work. This new and exciting program is not for everyone. It is for the select individuals who believe there is a better way to work and live and are ready to see just how far they can improve both. Click here to learn more and to register.
CVMA Convention 2014
Please join us for CVMA Convention 2014, September 18–21 in Loveland! Registration brochures will mail out in early summer.
CVMA CE West
Mark your calendars and save the date for CVMA CE West at the Wine Country Inn in Palisade, June 27-29.
Click here for more information.
CVMA CE Southwest
Mark your calendars and save the date for CVMA CE Southwest in Durango, October 4-5. Look to your mailbox and inbox for upcoming information!
Practice Performance Webinars
IGNITE Your Practice Performance!
CVMA Announces Communication, Compliance, and Client Service Webinar Series
CVMA is pleased to announce it is teaming up with Communications Solutions for Veterinarians to offer members a special discount on monthly one-hour webinars on communication skills, compliance, and client service. Your entire staff can participate and earn CE credit. If your team isn’t available on a webinar date, you may purchase access to the on-demand session, letting you set your staff meetings around your schedule. Click here for more information.
Partners for Healthy Pets Television Commercial
Partners for Healthy Pet (PHP)is pleased to debut its television commercials, which are being marketed to television stations across the U.S. for placement as non-paid Public Service Announcements.
We encourage you to share the following commercial on your websites and in your presentations, newsletters, and communications to help us spread the message that regular veterinary checkups are as essential as food and love!
9PetCheck 2014: Save the Dates and Participate!
9News and CVMA are teamed up again on on April 5 and 6 and offered over 1,500 appointments! Thank you to the clinics that offered their time, staff, and resources to make this year's event a huge success! Thank you, also, to Simple Signal for sponsoring the 9PetCheck phone bank and to Merial for sponsoring the rabies vaccinations.
To view coverage and photos from this year's event, click here!
iPhone App Helps Find Lost Pets
The HomeAgain PetRescuer iPhone App has been approved by Apple and is available for downloadin (for free) from the iTunes store for your iPhone, iTouch, or iPad.
Rapidly expanding the network of PetRescuers with technology such as this can help to substantially improve a pet's ability to be found before ever reaching a shelter. A related and equally important goal of the app is to raise consumer awareness about the benefits of microchipping.
Please help us to get the word out about this important development in proactive pet recovery. And thank you, as always, for supporting microchipping as an important preventative procedure for our beloved family pets.
CVMA On Facebook!
CVMA now has a closed group page on Facebook for CVMA members. Join us today to interact and dialog with your fellow CVMA members. Getting started is easy... Just click on the Facebook icon to find us! Want more information? Click here for some useful guidelines.