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Mental Health

American Veterinary Medical Association


*Canadian* Veterinary Medical Association Mental Health Awareness Resources

American Animal Hospital Association

Mental Health during the Pandemic Page

*Australian* Veterinary Association

Advice about staying healthy and maintaining a good work-life balance in our profession.


Not One More Vet

Resources for veterinarians and support staff


Not Another Vet Nurse

a Personal Blog

Pet Loss Support / Grief: Client Resources

Some of the following provide (or offer referrals to) free or low-cost grief counseling for families dealing with pet loss

Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice

Grief Resources, Support Groups & Counseling Link

University of Pennsylvania

Pet Support Services

Thorough website, including resources, information, facts about euthanasia, etc.

University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine Pet Loss and Bereavement Information Site

Colorado State University

Honoring the human-animal bond by providing compassionate support and advocacy for people who care for animals

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement (APLB)

"Non-profit association of concerned volunteers who are experienced and knowledgeable in the tender subject of pet death"

University of Florida Pet Loss Support Page

Resources for families, including "Ways to Memorialize your Pet" & "How to Support a Loved One who is Grieving"

GriefLine Community and Family Services

Pet Bereavement Help in *Australia*

Pawprints Left by You

Pet Loss Poem by Teri Harrison


Rainbow Bridge

Well-known poem; author unknown



Dealing with Pet Loss: Resources for Veterinary Support Staff

Colorado State University / Argus Institute 

Teaching compassionate communication to veterinary professionals

American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Guidelines for Courageous Conversations Surrounding Grief


(above is part of)

2016 AAHA / IAAHPC End-of-Life Care Guidelines for Dogs and Cats

Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine


Multicultural Veterinary Medical Association

The mission of the Multicultural Veterinary Medical Association is to promote racial and ethnic diversity and cultural competency within the veterinary profession so as to better serve a diverse, multicultural society.



The mission and purpose of PrideVMC is to create a better world for the LGBTQ+ veterinary community.


PrideVMC is building a list of sister organizations around the world




Veterinary Support Personnel Network (VSPN): Library, Message Boards, Continuing Education

Sister site to Veterinary Information Network (VIN); Free Membership (So. Much. Info.)


*British* Veterinary Receptionist Association (BVRA)

The BVRA is a not-for profit membership organization whose mission is to recognize and raise the status of veterinary receptionists within the UK’s veterinary profession.


Penn Foster Article

The Cost of Hiring the Perfect Candidate vs. Training an Existing Employee,-d-,-training-an-existing-employee

Animal Medical Center

AMC NY's extremely comprehensive 2021 Pet Holidays and Veterinary Awareness Days Online Calendar

Veterinary Receptionist Week Website

Details for celebrating front office staff during the last full week of April each year. (It's THIS website! 😅)


Veterinary Technician Week Page on National Association of Veterinary Technician in America site

Details for celebrating technician staff during the third full week of October each year