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!
New Emergency Medicine Certification Program Spearheaded by Dr. Christine Klippen of Friendship Hospital for Animals Dr. Christine Klippen, emergency veterinarian at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington D.C., is no stranger to emergency medicine. Having dedicated most of her veterinary career to the fast-paced discipline, she understands finding one’s way through this path can be anything…Read More
Celebrating National Veterinary Technician Week This week, we’ve been recognizing and celebrating the unique impact that veterinary technicians have on our profession. Veterinary technicians are critical to the day-to-day function of our practices and play vital roles in preserving animal health and welfare. National Veterinary Technician Week provides an opportunity to recognize veterinary technicians’ contributions,…Read More
What Do You Do When the Going Gets Tough? By Carol Hurst, VetSupport Specialist I’ve felt compelled to write something as I’ve felt the pressing weight of different professional stressors from time to time. Even the most passion-worthy causes are going to have them. Perhaps especially the passion-worthy ones as they seem to have a…Read More
Servant Leadership: Caring for Your People First By Carol Hurst, LVT, CVPM, CVJ, CCFP, VetSupport Specialist Servant Leadership is one of my favorite topics to talk about. This style of leadership serves our veterinary hospitals well but is often the last thing we think about when putting a new leader into their position. Often, we…Read More
Encore’s Commitment to Community Cleanup In partnership with Sustainable Saratoga, Encore Vet Group spent the morning of Earth Day cleaning the areas around several major retailers in Saratoga Springs, NY. “This is our second year collaborating as a team to clean up our local community in an effort to reduce the impact of litter in…Read More
Curbside Care: What Did New Clients Miss Out On? Jesi Peck, VetSupport Specialist When I adopted my first dog in March 2021, most veterinary practices were still utilizing curbside care. I have a cat as well, however I take her to a feline-only practice – so I had to find a new clinic for my…Read More
Celebrating Customer Service Representatives & Administrative Professionals! On April 27th we are celebrating our Customer Service Representatives and Administrative Professionals. Veterinary Receptionists are the face of our practices. They provide excellent service to clients and are an essential part of the team. They help pet owners and pets feel calm about being at the practice,…Read More
Celebrating Our First Year of the Student Debt Freedom Award The AVMA recently published statistics around veterinary student debt that highlights what those of us in the profession already know: the student debt load for veterinary graduates continues to soar. The mean educational debt for U.S. veterinary college graduates for 2020 was $157,146. Women graduated…Read More
The Millennial Dog Owner Experience: Driving Fear Free Certification By Jesi Peck, VetSupport Specialist In March 2021, my husband and I adopted a 14-week old mixed puppy from the local humane society during COVID quarantine and named him Holder. He did pretty well during visits to his veterinarian as a puppy. However, once he reached…Read More
Celebrating Women Leading the Way in Veterinary Medicine By Joanne Graham, CVPM SHRM-CP, Education and Training Manager This past week we celebrated International Women’s Day, as part of Women’s History Month. I have been fortunate in my career to be inspired and mentored by many women who have each made their unique impact on veterinary medicine.…Read More