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Industry Partner Offerings to New & Renewing CVMA Members
New Members Only
1 tray of Bronchi-Shield Oral and 1tray of Ultra Duramune ($331 value)
Each new member will receive a voucher redeemable through their Connecticut BI representative by July 31, 2016
6 pack Nexgard, 12 pack Heartguard 30 ($114 value)
Each new member will receive a voucher redeemable through their Connecticut Merial representative by July 31, 2016
MWI Veterinary Supply
A $25 Starbucks gift card. Each new or renewing member will receive a gift card redeemable through their MWI representative by July 31, 2016.
New & Renewing Members
One each of Dechra’s Miconahex dermatology products consisting of a shampoo, spray, and a tub of wipes
A choice of one 6 pack of Trifexis or Interceptor ($56 value).
Either a 5 count SNAP 4Dx Plus kit OR a 5 count SNAP Feline Triple kit (value of $75 - $100).
Each new or renewing member will receive a voucher redeemable through their Connecticut IDEXX representative by July 31, 2016
Patterson Veterinary Supply, Inc.
All practice owners (new and renewing) get 25% off an Anesthesia Vaporizer exchange ($75 value)
All new and renewing members get 25% off one Patterson Veterinary University (PVU) course ($37-175 value)
Each new or renewing practice owner or veterinary member will receive a voucher redeemable through their Connecticut Patterson representative by July 31, 2016
Pick one of 8 different Rxs worth $50 - $60 (including one specific to equine practices). Each new or renewing member will receive a voucher redeemable through their Connecticut Roadrunner representative by July 31, 2016.
CVMA Membership Benefits
Educational Programs. Members receive discounted rates to attend the CVMA’s annual continuing educational programs.
Legislative Program. The CVMA represents the veterinary medical profession at the State Capitol, lobbying on issues that affect veterinarians.
Publications. The CVMA produces a weekly e-newsletter that is emailed to all members and keeps them informed about veterinary issues and activities in the state. In addition, the CVMA Report is a printed newsletter that is published and mailed several times each year.
Membership Directory. A CVMA directory puts member contact information, important government listings and those of related public and private sector referral institutions within easy reach.
Complaint Resolution. The CVMA facilitates communication between dissatisfied clients and member veterinarians in an effort to resolve concerns in a fair and equitable manner.
Resources and Website: CVMA members receive free information on a variety of issues including veterinary law and ethics, medical records, state regulations, internet pharmacies and disaster preparedness on the "members only” section of the CVMA website.
Free Advertising: CVMA members can place free classified ads on the Veterinary Career Network.
Client Referral Services: When clients contact CVMA or visit our website, we promote CVMA member veterinarians in their area.
Credit Card Processing Service: Nationwide Payments and Phil Gerardo have been working with the CVMA and many of our member’s practices since 2001. Many practices have worked with Phil and NP since they were first endorsed by the CVMA over fourteen years ago. They stay because they know Phil and NP will always keep their interests in first place.
Phil Gerardo: Sr. Relationship Manager, 860-584-5983 – Office; 860-589-0414 – Fax; 860-306-4645 – Cell firstname.lastname@example.org
Nationwide Payments, 320 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, ME 04101, www.getnationwide.com
Free Legal Consultation: Siegel, O’Connor, O’Donnell & Beck, P.C. Attorneys at Law. Contact: Edward O’Donnell, 860-727-8900, for a free telephone consultation.
Energy Programs: A customized electricity saving program from Energy Plus, an electric supplier. CVMA members who switch to Energy Plus will receive a $50 activation bonus for signing up their business and a 5% cash back rebate on the supply portion of the annual electricity bill for their business. If members enroll their homes, they will receive a $25 activation bonus and a 3% cash back rebate. That's a significant savings just for turning on your lights using Energy Plus as your electricity supply company! see www.ctvet.org for more information.
Penn Foster Veterinary Technician Program: Employees of CVMA members can receive discounted tuition for this AVMA accredited online two-year associate degree program in veterinary technology. For more information: 800-233-0259, Extension 4016.
HAVEN: The Health Assistance Intervention Education Network for Connecticut Health Professionals.