Penn Veterinary Supply, Inc.

Strengthening Your Practice’s Financial Health
Online Continuing Education Webinar Series with guest speaker David F. McCormick, MS, CVA

David McCormick is a veterinary practice appraiser, broker and transaction specialist. Respected among veterinary colleagues as an expert in appraisals and brokerage, he helps current and future practice owners reach their goals. He teaches regionally, nationally and internationally on topics such as practice value & practice financial health, buying/selling a practice, exit planning and practice ownership issues. He operates Simmons Mid-Atlantic and Simmons Great Lakes with his partner and father, Larry McCormick, DVM, MBA, CBA.

What Makes a Practice Financially Healthy and Why it Matters

Wednesday, September 30th
6:30pm EST – 7:45pm

  • Unfortunately the average practice is not financially healthy. This session starts with defining what it means and why it is important for a practice to become financially healthy. From this foundation it will teach attendees how understand their financial statements and then how to do a self-assessment on their practice's financial health.
    This program has been submitted (but is not yet approved) for 1 hour of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.
  • Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_d8Zn-h7WRiu-B5J0R84IIg

Diagnosing Financial Diseases
Wednesday, October 7th
6:30 pm EST – 7:45pm

  • Financial diseases can attack a veterinary practice in three main areas. This session looks at each and addresses the symptoms and what to look for as you self-diagnose. From there, it presents information to help practice owners and managers consider possible treatments to heal their practice.
    This program has been submitted (but is not yet approved) for 1 hour of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.
  • Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DUmxrto8SGi8mCpSh8yFNQ

Key Statistics to Track and Manage Your Practice
Wednesday, October 14th
6:30 pm EST – 7:45pm

  • Improving your practice's financial health includes diagnosing and treating the diseases when they creep in. This session will cover additional tools, tips and statistics to use to help manage and grow your practice.
    This program has been submitted (but is not yet approved) for 1 hour of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.
  • Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_My2c8gi_Sm-7xk4HN_rWbw

Understanding and Growing Practice Value
Wednesday, October 21st
6:30 pm EST – 7:45pm

  • This session explains why two practices with the same revenues can have dramatically different values. It addresses practice valuation in ways that everyone can grasp. The focus is on defining practice value, the factors influencing value and the methods used to assess practice value. It also includes several case studies to show the application.
    This program has been submitted (but is not yet approved) for 1 hour of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.
  • Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0fv1gdxYRaaubMZ-lKqQdA

Penn Vet and Animal Arts Present
Practically Perfect: Practical Innovations to Alleviate COVID Bottlenecks

Animal Arts, an architecture firm based in Colorado that specializes in Animal Care facilities, partnered exclusively with Penn Vet to offer this one-time webinar offering veterinary clinics ways to use their existing hospital spaces/layout to more efficiently see clients in the social-distancing COVID era. Using real-life examples from veterinary clinics, the webinar will focus on offering cost-effective and easy to implement solutions to common "bottleneck" areas to increase efficiency, while keeping everyone safe.

This event will take place on September 23, 2020 at 12:30pm.

To register: click here!

For more information: click here!

To schedule a private consultation with the Animal Arts team: click here!

Telemedicine and the next normal: Introducing Medici — Penn Vet's choice for moving your practice forward

with Rebecca Horvath and Dr. Aaron Smiley, DVM

Rebecca Horvath first started working in a veterinary clinic in 2001 and had a position in some aspect of the veterinary industry ever since.  She joined the Penn Vet team a little over 3 years ago and now acts as our New Business Manager, assisting practices that are newly opening or changing ownership.  With a variety of financing options available, in addition to manufacturer new practice programs, Rebecca's own experience working in a vet clinic helps drive her passion and enthusiasm in helping new practice owners.  When not at work, Rebecca enjoys traveling, reading, gardening, and has a soft spot for black cats (especially her two rescued cats  Ellie and Sherman). 

Dr. Aaron Smiley, DVM is a practicing veterinarian, public speaker, and advisor on the topic of veterinary telehealth.  Dr. Smiley is a dynamic storyteller, who has presented at The Veterinary Innovation Summit, AVMA and given annual lectures at the University of Illinois and Purdue University.  He also has been invited to speak at multiple veterinary state association meetings and was recently published in American Veterinarian. 

As the Chief of Staff at Devonshire Veterinary Clinic in Anderson, Indiana and Geist Station Animal Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana  he is an active user of veterinary telehealth with his clients and patients.  He is also Chief of Staff Advisor at VetCor.  Dr. Aaron Smiley achieved his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the University of Illinois in 2007 and serves as the President of the Indiana Veterinary Medical Association.  He also is on the Alumni Board for the University of lllinois College of Veterinary Medicine. 

A pre-recorded version of this webinar is now available!  Click here to sign up and view.

Register and watch the on-demand Medici webinar this month and you will be entered into a drawing to win an EKO Digital Stethoscope attachment! EKO Digital Stethocsope Attachment!


Some of our Vendors offer online and in-person CE opportunities for veterinarians. Check out the programs below to see what they have to offer!

Think Anesthesia by Jurox
Companion Academy by Companion Animal
Dechra CE Events
Dechra Academy
Ceva Connect

(Featured Course — Feline House Soiling: Diagnosis and Treatment)

Merck Animal Health eLearning Portal
Nutramax Veterinarian Portal
University of PRN

Not seeing something that interests you? Request it below! We also offer Lunch and Learns — scroll to the bottom to request one for your clinic today!

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