Veterinary Leadership Program

Veterinary Leadership Program

An interactive leadership course designed exclusively for veterinary hospitals, veterinarians, and practice managers.

Set Goals for Your Veterinary Clinic

  • The quality of care...
  • The level of client service...
  • The culture in your practice...
  • The engagement and productivity of your team...

They all depend on the ability to effectively lead others.

Your Veterinary Leadership Program Will:


Provide a comprehensive, consistent set of leader development resources for veterinary practice managers, supervisors, and team leaders as they continue to develop their leadership capabilities.


Improve the leadership development experience by combining leadership models, tools and resources with consistent live coaching and support throughout the learning process.


Sustainably improve the results that leaders achieve for themselves, the business, and the teams they lead through the development of processes, habits and capabilities that represent effective real world leadership.

Take Initiative

VetLead will organize and deliver a three month leader development program for veterinary practice managers and leaders that will combine remote content delivery (video, written exercises, articles, podcasts) with regular live group video coaching sessions that help participants ask questions, discuss challenges, and integrate the leadership concepts into their every day planning, execution and communication.

Custom Built for Your Team

We will create an exclusive web portal for program participants, where they can access all of the resources, join the live video sessions, track their development progress, post questions and communicate, and work at their own pace through program materials.

Veterinary Leadership Course Curriculum

Your curriculum will be finalized as we discuss the partnership, but will be organized along the lines of topics such as the ones below. We can customize the topics based on current challenges or areas of focus for the practice


A Foundation to Build On

Setting Yourself Up For Success As A Leader

  • How Leaders Develop
  • Management vs. Leadership
  • Culture, Engagement, and Talent
  • Commitment and Compliance
  • Creating Your Definition of Success


Leading a Fully Accountable Team

Building A Culture Of Ownership And Effort

  • What Accountability Really Means
  • Proactive Coaching to Support Accountability
  • Habits that Help Cause Accountability
  • Ways Managers Can Destroy Accountability
  • Creating Your Definition of Success


Leading Change in Your Veterinary Practice

Helping Teams Move In A New And Better Direction With Less Resistance

  • Your Brain on Change
  • Insight
  • Involvement
  • Practice
  • Environment


Coaching Others to Improve Performance

Having Conversations That Change The Future

  • The Human Change Process
  • Future State
  • Ignition - The Why
  • Change
  • Plan
  • Support


Hiring, Onboarding, and Training Exceptional Team Members

Setting Your Team Up For Excellence

  • The Hiring Process
  • Behavioral Interviewing
  • Truth vs. Fiction
  • Effective Follow Up
  • Onboarding
  • Training


Self Leadership

Planning To Be Your Best And Happiest In The Veterinary Profession

  • Habits, Why They Matter and How to Build Them
  • Tools for Resilience and Recovery
  • The Art of Work-Life Harmony
  • Planning for Your Best Life


Typical Duration: 3 Months

Any given month might look like this:

Veterinary Leadership Program Synopsis

Example 4-Week Segment

Week 1

Video-based leadership content and supporting tools and exercises (time commitment of approximately 1 hour)

Week 2

Blog post, podcast and live video group coaching session (time commitment of 60-90 minutes)

Week 3

Video-based leadership content and supporting tools and exercises (time commitment of approximately 1 hour)

Week 4

Blog post, podcast and live video group coaching session (time commitment of 60-90 minutes)


Because we are building a program that can be expanded across functions and teams, At minimum, 10 seats must be filled so that we can build a good working group, share experiences, and achieve better discussions.

This content represents a starting point for a more detailed discussion and we look forward to creating a program that supports your goals and your desired culture!