AHP Blog: The Veterinary Practice Owner’s 4-Step Guide to Selecting Employee Health Benefits
Veterinary practice owners are dedicated to health. It’s the foundation of a lifelong commitment to animals. But while veterinary practice owners and managers are experts on caring for animals, navigating the confusing world of employee health, is, well, a whole different animal.
Discovering the Power of Life Insurance with the Miller FamilyIn Life Insurance onRead more
A mutual friend with a new dog brought Stephen and Katie together. Stephen had headed to his friend’s house to meet the new furry member of the family, and when he got there, he saw Katie playing with the dog in the backyard. “Katie was so outgoing,” says Stephen. “She was the nicest person you’ll ever meet.” That first meeting led to beach outings and…0
Student Loan Payments in the Event of a Disability: What You Need to KnowIn Students onRead more
Veterinary education costs have risen dramatically. The average cost to obtain your DVM typically exceeds $200,000 according to the VIN Foundation. It’s not surprising that many veterinarians take out student loans to help cover the costs. Currently, the average debt of veterinary graduates is about $150,000. That equates to a $1,726 monthly loan payment, assuming a 6.8% interest rate and a 10-year repayment term.
5 Tips for Fighting Compassion FatigueIn Compassion Fatigue onRead more
As a veterinarian, you’re a helper with a big heart. You got into the profession because you love animals, and you want to do everything in your power to ensure they are healthy and happy. You experience a lot of wins… a cat with liver disease who finally starts eating on its own… an injured dog who receives a life-saving blood transfusion… a thankful client…
World Oceans Day Q&A with Veterinarian Meghana ParikhIn World Oceans Day onRead more
In celebration of World Oceans Day, we caught up with Research Veterinary Medical Officer for the National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Meghana Parikh, VMD, MPH, to learn about her career in aquatic animal medicine and how veterinarians can help preserve ocean health.
The Importance of Disability Insurance—A First-Hand AccountRead more
As a veterinarian, your calling is to care for others—from the animals you treat, to the clients you empathize with, to the loved ones you cherish. At AVMA LIFE Trust, we share that same passion.
7 Feel-Good Animal Stories to Brighten Your DayIn Animal Stories onRead more
This past year has been hard on all of us. But amidst the challenges and uncertainties have been stories of hope, inspiration, and positivity. Keep reading for some uplifting animal and veterinary stories from the past year. Warning: You may need a box of tissues (to use for happy crying, of course).
10 Reasons to Choose AVMA LIFE Trust Disability Income InsuranceIn Disability Insurance onRead more
You have many choices when it comes to disability insurance. Here are 10 reasons why you should consider AVMA LIFE Trust for your coverage.
7 Stress Management Tips for Veterinary PracticesIn Wellness onRead more
In the veterinary community, stress levels are high. A recent study on the well-being of veterinarians found that 92% of veterinarians expressed concern about high levels of stress. Additionally, despite working fewer hours, veterinarians experience higher levels of burnout than physicians.
The Link Between Gum Disease and Heart DiseaseIn Dental onRead more
Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the United States, and studies show a relationship between heart disease and gum disease.
A Simple Guide to Critical Illness InsuranceRead more
In 2020, an estimated 1.8 million Americans will receive a cancer diagnosis. Another 805,000 Americans will have a heart attack. And more than 795,000 will suffer from a stroke.