41 episodes

A podcast for everything a Veterinary Manager needs to know to get the job done. We’ve been there and know how hard it is and are here to help by sharing our knowledge and expertise to elevate you! This podcast is for YOU - the veterinary practice manager, supervisor, leader. We want to elevate you by equipping you with relevant content, material, guidelines, instruction, feedback and pro tricks and tips. We will deliver real-life experience, along with our super smart guests, that will get you through the obstacles you are facing today, with some bloopers and blunders along the way, to remind you that you are not alone.

PAWSitive Leadership Podcast pawsitiveleadershippodcast

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 11 Ratings

A podcast for everything a Veterinary Manager needs to know to get the job done. We’ve been there and know how hard it is and are here to help by sharing our knowledge and expertise to elevate you! This podcast is for YOU - the veterinary practice manager, supervisor, leader. We want to elevate you by equipping you with relevant content, material, guidelines, instruction, feedback and pro tricks and tips. We will deliver real-life experience, along with our super smart guests, that will get you through the obstacles you are facing today, with some bloopers and blunders along the way, to remind you that you are not alone.

    Integrating FUN in Your Veterinary Practice with Megan Bendtzen

    Integrating FUN in Your Veterinary Practice with Megan Bendtzen

    This episode is packed with FUN as Andrea & David interview Megan Bendtzen, the founder of TheDoctorOfFun.com. Megan integrates business meetings, team training, and team-building exercises with FUN to better impact retention, learning, and engagement. Megan talks us through how to have FUN in stressful situations or when dealing with trauma and sick patients. She walks us through maximizing effectiveness and increasing productivity in order to have the biggest impact on the bottom line AND with our teams. It’s time to get serious about having FUN! 

    Join us, grab a cup of coffee, or pour a glass of wine, and enjoy the session! Stay happy and sane!

    Website: https://www.pawsitiveleaders.com/  
    FB: https://www.facebook.com/PAWSitiveLeaders 
    IG: https://www.instagram.com/pawsitiveleaders/ 
    Furpaws Consulting: https://www.furpawsconsulting.com/ 
    Andrea Crabtree-Wood (Host) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-crabtree-bs-cvpm-sphr-phrca-ccfp-fear-free-000a7985/ 
    David Liss (Host) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-liss-mba-cvpm-rvt-6915743b/ 

    To learn more about our social media: www.dogdaysconsulting.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rhondabellcvpm/

    • 39 min
    Why the Veterinary Practice NEEDS a Digital Presence with Bill Schroeder

    Why the Veterinary Practice NEEDS a Digital Presence with Bill Schroeder

    In this episode, Andrea & David chat with Bill Schroeder the owner of InTouch Practice Communications about all things digital marketing for the veterinary practice. Bill talks to us about what the heck some of these marketing terms mean, how to handle some of the more complicated parts of digital marketing, and getting the basics done. This is the ”How-To Guide” by the expert. 

    Join us, grab a cup of coffee, or pour a glass of wine, and enjoy the session! Stay happy and sane!




    Website: https://www.pawsitiveleaders.com/  
    FB: https://www.facebook.com/PAWSitiveLeaders 
    IG: https://www.instagram.com/pawsitiveleaders/ 
    Furpaws Consulting: https://www.furpawsconsulting.com/ 
    Andrea Crabtree-Wood (Host) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-crabtree-bs-cvpm-sphr-phrca-ccfp-fear-free-000a7985/ 
    David Liss (Host) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-liss-mba-cvpm-rvt-6915743b/ 

    To learn more about our social media: www.dogdaysconsulting.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rhondabellcvpm/

    • 47 min
    Building an Empowered Team with Mary Lopez

    Building an Empowered Team with Mary Lopez

    In this episode Andrea & David interview Mary Lopez, BHS, BBM, MOL, the Practice Manager, and Area Manager for NVA. Mary talks about the importance of employee engagement, culture building, and empowering the team in her veterinary practices. She shares the how-to motivate our teams and sees a successful commitment to the organization through positive culture and environment. When our workplace is healthy, so are our teams.

    Join us, grab a cup of coffee, or pour a glass of wine, and enjoy the session! Stay happy and sane!

    Connect with Mary

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/maryslopez/



    Website: https://www.pawsitiveleaders.com/
    FB: https://www.facebook.com/PAWSitiveLeaders
    IG: https://www.instagram.com/pawsitiveleaders/
    Furpaws Consulting: https://www.furpawsconsulting.com/
    Andrea Crabtree-Wood (Host) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-crabtree-bs-cvpm-sphr-phrca-ccfp-fear-free-000a7985/
    David Liss (Host) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-liss-mba-cvpm-rvt-6915743b/

    To learn more about our social media: www.dogdaysconsulting.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rhondabellcvpm

    • 44 min
    Veterinary Team Training with Dr. Sanjay

    Veterinary Team Training with Dr. Sanjay

    This episode is all about training the veterinary team with Dr. Sanjay Mangabhai, the founder of the VETT Method. Andrea & David chat with Dr. Sanjay about why he sees team training as the most important investment in the practice.  Living and practicing in the UK is not so different from the US, and Dr. Sanjay shares some of the similarities and differences, and what can we learn from each other. He shares his secret sauce, the 6 R Key Points that should be in all training. And how getting training right can be a huge asset to efficiency in the practice.

    Join us, grab a cup of coffee, or pour a glass of wine, and enjoy the session! Stay happy and sane!

    We would love for you to connect with us!

    Website: https://www.pawsitiveleaders.com/  
    FB: https://www.facebook.com/PAWSitiveLeaders 
    IG: https://www.instagram.com/pawsitiveleaders/ 
    Furpaws Consulting: https://www.furpawsconsulting.com/ 
    Andrea Crabtree-Wood (Host) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-crabtree-bs-cvpm-sphr-phrca-ccfp-fear-free-000a7985/ 
    David Liss (Host) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-liss-mba-cvpm-rvt-6915743b/ 

    To learn more about our social media:

    Website: www.dogdaysconsulting.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rhondabellcvpm/

    • 44 min
    Challenges Big and Small with Jayde Quigley, Chief Operations Officer

    Challenges Big and Small with Jayde Quigley, Chief Operations Officer

    In this episode, Andrea & David interview Jayde Quigley, MBA, CVT, CVPM, SPHR, the Chief Operations Officer at Animal Emergency and Referral Center of Minnesota. Jayde tells us the BIG problems she faces at her huge specialty practice. She also shares the small obstacles as well - something we all face as practice managers, regardless of the size of our practices. Jayde describes how she holds her leadership team accountable which  in turn, keeps their team in check. She dives into some of the biggest challenges the veterinary profession is facing and how we can overcome and come out ahead. Join us, grab a cup of coffee, or pour a glass of wine, and enjoy the session! Stay happy and sane!

    We would love for you to connect with us! Check out our links below. 

    Website:  https://www.pawsitiveleaders.com/ 
    FB: https://www.facebook.com/PAWSitiveLeaders 
    IG: https://www.instagram.com/pawsitiveleaders/ 
    Furpaws Consulting: https://www.furpawsconsulting.com/ 
    Andrea Crabtree-Wood (Host) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-crabtree-bs-cvpm-sphr-phrca-ccfp-fear-free-000a7985/ 
    David Liss (Host) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-liss-mba-cvpm-rvt-6915743b/ 

    To learn more about our social media:

    Dog Days Consulting Website: www.dogdaysconsulting.com
    Rhonda Bell LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rhondabellcvpm/ 

    • 42 min
    Digital Marketing and Branding in the Veterinary Practice with Eric Garcia

    Digital Marketing and Branding in the Veterinary Practice with Eric Garcia

    Andrea and David interview, Eric Garcia, Co-Founder of SimplyDONE Tech Solutions and Fidu, social media, digital marketing, and branding guru. In this episode, Eric shares how to handle negative reviews and how to properly solicit positive reviews. He breaks down digital marketing like a boss, how he does a digital detox, and the best way to use social media for client education. Eric is the Co-Founder of Noodle U, digital CE like you've never seen. He shares the Noodle U story with us. 

    Join us, grab a cup of coffee, or pour a glass of wine, enjoy the session! Stay happy and sane!

    Website: https://www.pawsitiveleaders.com/  
    FB: https://www.facebook.com/PAWSitiveLeaders 
    IG: https://www.instagram.com/pawsitiveleaders/ 
    Furpaws Consulting: https://www.furpawsconsulting.com/ 
    Andrea Crabtree-Wood (Host) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-crabtree-bs-cvpm-sphr-phrca-ccfp-fear-free-000a7985/ 
    David Liss (Host) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-liss-mba-cvpm-rvt-6915743b/ 

    To learn more about our social media: www.dogdaysconsulting.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rhondabellcvpm/ 

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Mackhughston ,

Awesome management content

Listening to this podcast will help your management team be better and focus on your employees which can help increase retention. David and Andrea and their guests provide fantastic and actionable information!

Sara in GJ CO ,

Worthwhile Listening

Great pod cast with great speakers! Topics are current for the industry!

1shopony ,

So relatable!

I love the tone of the podcast! We can all relate to the topics presented-AND can take action with the suggestions and solutions . Love it. Will keep listening and learning!

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