Mission

VetSOAP’s Mission

To achieve optimal health care for animals, advance the veterinary profession, and evolve the relationship between primary care veterinarians and specialists.

VetSOAP’s Guiding Principles

  • To partner to optimize animal care.
  • To include and engage all key participants.
  • To encourage and enable shared initiatives.
  • To be transparent and accountable.
  • To pursue mutual benefits.

VetSOAP’s Strategic Plan

VetSOAP’s board held a two day strategic planning session in February 2014 facilitated by nationally recognized facilitator, Tom Hurley. We unanimously approved a statement of purpose, developed our mission, clarified our guiding principles, and outlined a strategic plan focused on five key goals:

  1. Increase animal owners’ awareness of specialty medicine and the benefits of collaboration between primary care veterinarians and specialists.
  2. Foster and promote optimal collaboration between primary care veterinarians and specialists.
  3. Drive development of the research based on a collaborative approach to veterinary care.
  4. Establish strong sustaining partnerships with key participants in the animal care community.
  5. Build a strong financial base and effective organizational platform.