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Our Purpose
Improve and Encourage Communication Among Veterinary Practice Managers
WVPMA Purpose

The Purpose of the WVPMA

  • To promote professionalism and ethical behavior of all veterinary practice managers.
  • To promote continuing education opportunities for veterinary practice managers
  • To improve and encourage communication among veterinary practice managers.
  • To enhance members individual growth and knowledge of hospital operations.
  • To educate the public on the purpose and role of the veterinary professional.
  • To encourage member participation in community activities.
  • To encourage member inter-professional cooperation.
  • To uphold the honor and dignity of the veterinary profession through a reasonable code of professional ethics.

WVPMA Purpose
WVPMA - Our Purpose

Practice Manager Defined

Any individual who is responsible for managing a veterinary practice will find that a WVPMA membership increases career satisfaction and enhances their ability to manage their practice efficiently and effectively. Join us and grow!

Practice Manager Definition Document

Please Contact Us for Membership Details and More Information

Please contact Laura Oldenhoff at loldenhoff@northlakevet.com.

Who Manages Your Practice?

As you well know, the rapid pace in which the veterinary profession is changing requires devoted attention to detail in order to succeed. Today's practice owner does not always have the time to maintain, promote and enhance the evolution of the practice. As a result, a practice manager is enlisted to take on the responsibility of managing the practice.

The position of veterinary practice manager is typically filled by promoting from within the practice or by hiring a qualified individual. This person will take on a variety of responsibilities from human resource management and organizational leadership to practice budgeting and financial management.

Veterinary Practice Managers