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Bob Lester, DVM, Chief Medical Officer for WellHaven Pet Health and his team of Veterinarians, joins AM Northwest to talk about keeping both pets and people healthy during Covid-19. In addition to talking about steps taken to keep everyone safe, he also discusses how our Wellness Programs can help during uncertain economic times….

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The Bridge Club Spotlights Veterinary Nurse/Technician Career Options

More opportunities exist today for the medical teams inside and outside of practice.   PALATINE, IL —April 29, 2021–The Bridge Club, the first video-based professional community created to connect the veterinary industry, puts the spotlight on highlighting all of the career options available to veterinary nurses/technicians in practice, industry and through teaching colleagues. On June 9th, the Bridge Club…

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How an Unlikely Alliance Saved This Main Street Business During Covid-19

Photo via Steven Paul of Inc. Sweet Spot Skirts and WellHaven Pet Health are just down the street from one another in downtown Vancouver, Washington. Until recently, location was about all they had in common. Sweet Spot makes and sells derrière-cloaking skirts in funky colors and patterns for female bikers and runners to wear over shorts and tights. But…

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WellHaven Pet Health’s Bob Lester Featured on AM NW

It’s an essential service during the Covid-19 crisis. Bob Lester, DVM, Chief Medical Officer for WellHaven Pet Health, joined us to share what they’re doing to keep both pets and people healthy right now. Their caring veterinarians, cutting-edge technology, and bright, friendly clinics are still open and welcoming new patients, but they’re doing it just…

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WellHaven Named To America’s Best Startup Employers List

Article originally posted on Forbes Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to identify the up-and-coming companies liked best by their employees in our inaugural ranking of America’s best startup employers. The list was compiled by evaluating 2,500 American businesses with at least 50 employees on three criteria: employer reputation, employee satisfaction, and growth. We’re so…

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Tales From the COVID-19 Front Lines

Article originally posted on Today’s Veterinary Business With six weeks behind us, we can finally take a minute to reflect on where we’ve been, where we are and where we may be going. I look at COVID-19’s impact on veterinary practice as taking place in three phases. Phase one took place the last couple of…

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Facewear Fashions and WellHaven

Article originally posted on the Facewear Fashions blog. On March 12, 2020, I was in Texas for the first day of a large regional pickleball tourney where I had a booth selling my creation, Sweet Spot Skirts. I had record-breaking sales for an event of this size but this was the day our lives changed…

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WellHaven Pet Health Family of Practices Announces their Partnership in a New Community

WellHaven Pet Health is a proud partner of LEAD WELL with WOMEN, whose vision is to empower women, engage all, connect, and help you lead your best life. Founding members, Doctors Mary Luebbers and Jennifer Bruns, describe the community’s goal as “serving those within the Animal Health industry and beyond to empower individuals through connection,…

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GVCC Presents Leadership Awards at Annual Dinner

Article originally posted on Vancouver Business Journal Start-Up to Watch Award WellHaven Pet Health was given the Start-Up to Watch Award. It was presented by Alex Hinshaw of Insperity. WellHaven was launched as a national veterinary practice in the fall of 2017. They built 12 de novo AAHA veterinary hospitals (four local), acquired 30 quality…

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The Future is PetGen

Written by Bob Lester, DVM for Today’s Veterinary Business Every generation has its own approach to work and life. How these different groups interact with family, pets and lives are profoundly reshaping our world and professional landscape. This is particularly true of the generation I call PetGen. I define PetGen as the combination of millennials…

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