News & Updates

New Research on Payment Options to Bridge Financial Challenges

Are we all living with unnecessary pain in veterinary medicine? Clients, pets and our veterinary teams? The prevalence of US workers living paycheck to paycheck and Americans overall that classify as “financially fragile” surprises many people yet we all experience this reality in veterinary medicine and animal welfare every day. When pets need care, what happens when these pet families … read more New Research on Payment Options to Bridge Financial Challenges

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Exciting New Opportunity

Maddie’s Million Pet Challenge is dedicated to helping communities build programs to keep families and their pets together, improve outcomes for all shelter pets, and assure that pets who already have families will receive the care they need. With the support of Maddie’s Fund, UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program, the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF, Open Door Veterinary … read more Exciting New Opportunity

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More Empathy, Less Judgment for Pet Owners

Open Door Veterinary Collective Founder Aimee St.Arnaud co-authored a blog with VetBilling’s Suzanne Cannon about why it’s important to be careful of judging pet parents who can’t afford veterinary care. Content posted at vetbilling.com/more-empathy-less-judgment-for-pet-owners We need more empathy and less judgment when it comes to pet owners who struggle with veterinary costs. This blog post is part of an ongoing series … read more More Empathy, Less Judgment for Pet Owners

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Access-to-Veterinary-Care Ideas for Animal Shelters

Guest: Aimee St. Arnaud is director of National Veterinary Outreach for Best Friends Animal Society. She previously was Director of Programs at the ASPCA Spay/Neuter Alliance, was a Program Manager at PetSmart Charities, and founded Humane Ohio, a low-cost spay/neuter clinic. She is also co-owner of Open Door Veterinary Care and Community Pet Care Clinic. Listen Here: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/access-to-veterinary-care-ideas-for-animal-shelters/id1502289940?i=1000490441268

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Maddie’s Fund Webinar Featuring Open Door

Learn how a private veterinary practice is partnering with human health care and social workers in unique ways to support people and their pets. We’ll explore how two non-profits are reaching out to their community to help keep pets and their people together using a wide range of services ranging from veterinary care, food assistance, behavior support, pet support guides, … read more Maddie’s Fund Webinar Featuring Open Door

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