For Your Practice

Partners in Your Veterinary Career

The IVMA wants you to grow and succeed – to be your partner along the way. IVMA offers a wealth of information (see list below). If you do not find the information you need, please contact the IVMA office (800/270-0747 or

IVMA is here for you 24/7.

Business Resources – Human Resources Information

Business Resources – Legal

Business Resources – Links of Interest

  • Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) – Click Here
  • IN Board of Animal Health – Click Here
  • IN Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners – Click Here
  • IN Board of Pharmacy/Controlled Substances Registration – Click Here
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) – Click Here
  • American Animal Hospital Association – Click Here
  • Small Business Administration – Click Here
  • National Association of Boards of Pharmacy – IN – Click Here
  • VIPPS-certified Pharmacies – Click Here

Organized Veterinary Medicine

  • Why Belong to the IVMA? – Click Here
  • Renew Your IVMA Membership – Click Here
  • Volunteer to Serve on an IVMA Committee – Click Here
  • AVMA – Click Here

Health/Wellness Issues for the Veterinarian

Business Resources – Marketing

  • Dangers of Buying from an Internet Pharmacy – Click Here
  • Partners for Healthy Pets – Click Here
  • Veterinary News Network – Click Here
  • Social Revolution: How Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube Can Help Your Veterinary Practice – Click Here
  • Social Media Strategies and Resources – Click Here

Business Resources – Hospital Design

Business Resources – Insurance

  • AVMA Insurance Programs (PLIT and GHLIT) – Click Here
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Insurance Information – Click Here

Business Resources – Finances

Business Resources – Forms

Sample Forms for Your Practice – Click Here

Potential Reading List

  • Good to Great:  Why some companies make the leap…and others don’t. (Jim Collins)  – Click Here
  • The Starbucks Experience:  5 principles for turning ordinary into extraordinary (Joseph Michellie) – Click Here
  • The Long Tail:  Why the future of business is selling less of more (Chris Anderson) – Click Here
  • The E-myth revisited:  Why some small businesses don’t work and what to do about it (Michael Gerber)  – Click Here
  • 25 Books for your summer reading – Click here for a great list of reads!