Dairy consulting 101
Keywords:consulting, new service, value added
“Consulting” is a highly sought-after area of expertise for many young veterinarians that is often ill-described and lacking direction. There are many different avenues to take in becoming a consultant, none of which are more correct than any other. A mindset shift combined with solid mentorship and a willingness to listen may be all it takes to adding consultative services to your clinic’s repertoire. A successful consultant will be extremely passionate in their chosen area of expertise, will have a well-designed learning process, an understanding of the cost and return on investment, and will have developed several rough drafts along the way. This particular veterinarian will discuss in detail her process for developing a herd metrics consultative service for the clients in her practice area.