Join us at Mastermind Mixers Chicago

Featuring:Featured SpeakerSteve Dale, CABC

Enjoy delicious cuisine, drink craft cocktails and discuss big industry questions and trending topics with Chicago's top veterinarians and veterinary office managers. It will be an evening of professional development with CE credit and networking that you don't want to miss.

Wed, May 17, 2023Hub51 51 W Hubbard St

Event details:

Who: 42 veterinary professionals

When: Wednesday, May 17 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Where: Hub51 51 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654

Featured speaker

Featured Speaker
Steve Dale, CABC

Navigating the Perfect Storm: 5 Immediate Solutions to the Vet Industry Shortage, Demanding Clients and More Pets

CE Credit

The veterinary professional shortage is no secret. To meet the projected need for pet healthcare in 2030, nearly 41,000 veterinarians will need to enter companion animal practices. There are many working on long-term resolutions, but the profession needs some answers far sooner. When pets don’t see vets at your practice, this long-term approach is not without short-term repercussions. Here are five ideas which can quickly support practices dealing with not only more clients, but today’s more demanding clients. Learning objectives: How pet ownership has steadily been on the rise – spiking during the pandemic - intersecting with a veterinary professional shortage. A description of what the profession is expected to look like by 2030. And without taking some immediate steps that future could be grim. A description of what millennials and Gen-Zers want clinics do, and it turns out that clinics could vastly improve client communication and pet care by meeting these desires, which includes telehealth. Texting is under-utilized in pet healthcare compared to human medical and dental care. How the pandemic has generated some ideas that can stick Steve Dale (CABC) is a certified animal behavior consultant, and travels the world speaking at veterinary and animal welfare conferences. He is host of four radio shows (both WGN Radio in Chicago and syndicated) and has appeared on TV everywhere from The Oprah Winfrey Show to Good Morning America. He's authored and contributed to veterinary books and books for pet parents.

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