Stories about our people, for our people.

Stories about our people, for our people.

Our locations around the country are full of unique people who bring their very best to the veterinary profession every day. Our team members make Encore Vet Group a great place to work and we're dedicated to sharing their stories and achievements!

Announcing Encore’s Medical Advancement Initiative

Announcing Encore’s Medical Advancement Initiative “If one thing is for certain, it is that the future remains bright for veterinarians and technicians with a thirst for learning.” We are so excited to share the next phase of Encore, focusing on Medical Advancement and leading the charge to develop our current and future clinicians in the…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month Source: Julie Ferguson, Employee Assistance Group The pandemic has been difficult for everyone, but particularly so for anyone who is coping with a mental health illness. Isolation, stress, grief, financial concerns, loss of normal life routines, and more have added challenges and pressures. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, sponsored by the National…

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Encore Vet Group Gives Back in Fashion with Trivia Game

Encore Vet Group Gives Back in Fashion with Trivia Game Encore Vet Group is on a mission to create and get involved in programs that benefit the health and wellbeing of our communities, people, and pets. We recently hosted an “Encore Gives Back Social” event where our home office team members could pick from one…

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Encore Vet Group Issues Tuition Reimbursement for 5 Veterinary Technicians

Encore Vet Group Issues Tuition Reimbursement for 5 Veterinary Technicians Encore Vet Group is on a mission to help Veterinary Assistants complete their degrees to become Credentialed Veterinary Technicians. This year, we issued five team members reimbursements towards their tuition. Our Veterinary Technician Tuition Reimbursement Program allows veterinary assistants the opportunity to choose a school…

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Teresa Dozier Heads to Veterinary School

Teresa Dozier Heads to Veterinary School Deciding to become a veterinarian is a big decision. Teresa Dozier has been a Veterinary Assistant a North Elm Animal Hospital for almost two years and she’s always known she wanted to become a veterinarian. Encore Vet Group would like to extend our congratulations to Teresa, who was recently…

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Encore Vet Group Cleans Up Saratoga on Earth Day

Encore Vet Group Cleans Up Saratoga on Earth Day In partnership with Sustainable Saratoga, Encore Vet Group spent the morning of Earth Day cleaning the areas around Lowe’s and Walmart in Saratoga Springs. “I’ve noticed more trash than ever before with the addition of face masks and gloves being tossed in the streets over the…

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My Encore: Ayla Blyther Shares her Passion for Social Media

My Encore: Ayla Blyther Shares her Passion for Social Media   When I applied for a Rutland Veterinary Clinic & Surgical Center position, I almost didn’t get the job. Not because I wasn’t qualified, but because my resume showed I bounced from job, to job, to job. Eight months was the longest I’d stayed in one…

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Michele Griffin is Freezin’ for a Reason!

Michele Griffin is Freezin’ for a Reason!   39 degrees doesn’t stop Michele Griffin from jumping in the cold lake in Andersen, South Carolina. The Lead Customer Service Representative from Magnolia Veterinary Hospital was on a mission to give back to the community after receiving so much support raising her four children through the years.…

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Encore’s Dedication to Students at the Cornell Animal Health Hackathon

Encore’s Dedication to Students at the Cornell Animal Health Hackathon   Last weekend, we sponsored and participated in the Cornell Animal Health Hackathon. Typically, the Hackathon is a weekend-long event at the historical Cornell University located in Ithaca, NY. This year the Hackathon team took the event virtual to ensure the students could still compete…

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My Encore: Dr. Emily Leuthner’s Passion for Mentorship, Stewardship and the Thrill of New Challenges

My Encore: Dr. Emily Leuthner’s Passion for Mentorship, Stewardship and the Thrill of New Challenges   I’m always open to a good challenge. Not in a competitive way, but in a personal growth sort of way. Out of residency and grad school, I needed a job. A last-minute hiring change left me suddenly very available…

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