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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The GVL office will be closed Thursday, November 26, 2020 and Friday, November 27, 2020. Normal support hoursThe GVL Customer Success Team is available via chat, email or phone every day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. central time. Call 515-817-5704 or email...

Join us at the virtual AAEP Annual Convention

We're excited to connect with you at the virtual AAEP Annual Convention, where we'll be sharing: Extended Equine CVI progress Improvements to our EIA tests GVL updates and news Giveaways, of course The Virtual Convention is an educational and networking event held...

Newport Laboratories, Inc. Re-Launches HerdPoint™ in GVL®

Improved veterinary software for custom-made vaccine management now included in GVL platform Ames, Iowa (Nov. 20, 2020) – Veterinarians can now manage animal health and movement documents and vaccine isolates in the GVL platform with HerdPoint, a custom-made vaccine...

All about Extended Equine Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (EECVI)

Join our free webinar, All About Extended Equine Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (EECVIs), on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. Presented by Dr. Marty Zaluksi and Dr. Janemarie Hennebelle, this webinar will provide a history of the EECVI program, an overview of the first...

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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The GVL office will be closed Thursday, November 26, 2020 and Friday, November 27, 2020. Normal support hoursThe GVL Customer Success Team is available via chat, email or phone every day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. central time. Call 515-817-5704 or email...

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Join us at the virtual AAEP Annual Convention

Join us at the virtual AAEP Annual Convention

We're excited to connect with you at the virtual AAEP Annual Convention, where we'll be sharing: Extended Equine CVI progress Improvements to our EIA tests GVL updates and news Giveaways, of course The Virtual Convention is an educational and networking event held...

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Newport Laboratories, Inc. Re-Launches HerdPoint™ in GVL®

Newport Laboratories, Inc. Re-Launches HerdPoint™ in GVL®

Improved veterinary software for custom-made vaccine management now included in GVL platform Ames, Iowa (Nov. 20, 2020) – Veterinarians can now manage animal health and movement documents and vaccine isolates in the GVL platform with HerdPoint, a custom-made vaccine...

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Q&A from Interstate Travel and Movement Compliance Webinar

Q&A from Interstate Travel and Movement Compliance Webinar

In our recent webinar, Interstate Travel and Movement Compliance for All Species, industry leading veterinarians discussed navigating the rules and requirements around animal movement and travel in the US.  Here, we’re sharing resources and summarizing Q&A from...

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Support Report from GVL Customer Success – October 2020

Support Report from GVL Customer Success – October 2020

Welcome to our monthly newsletter created by the Customer Success team to highlight seasonal trends, helpful hints, and GVL news.A view from our desks (at home) Our support team closed out another great month with over 3,100 cases. The month of October seems to be...

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Riverside Animal Hospital, GVL Customer of the Month

Riverside Animal Hospital, GVL Customer of the Month

Pictured above: back - Donna, Dr. Portnoy, Krista, Lisa, Emily, Jen, Dr. Watson, Dr. Gilmore; front - Nicole and Teddy Toodles, Amy, Megan, Francesca.Every month, we're featuring veterinary clinics and hospitals who utilize GVL in their practices. We look forward to...

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GVL Employee Spotlight: Ron Lane

GVL Employee Spotlight: Ron Lane

As part of the GVL blog, we’re featuring our employees so you can get an inside view into what keeps GVL running. We are very proud of our team and excited to share some of our employee profiles with you. Today we’re featuring GVL National Sales Manager Ron LaneAs...

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Support Report from GVL Customer Success – September 2020

Support Report from GVL Customer Success – September 2020

Welcome to our monthly newsletter created by the Customer Success team to highlight seasonal trends, helpful hints, and GVL news.A view from our desks (at home) Reviewing last month’s support inquiries, our team saw a lower than average total compared to the last few...

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Farewell to our CEO, Cliff Smith

Farewell to our CEO, Cliff Smith

We're sad to say “goodbye” to our CEO of the past nine years, Cliff Smith.Cliff is moving to Hawaii, where he will continue to excel in developing and progressing other entrepreneurial organizations to their next level of business. He leaves with assurances that GVL...

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Certificate Release Due to Hurricane Sally

Certificate Release Due to Hurricane Sally

GVL will be temporarily releasing Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (CVIs) / health certificates and Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) / Coggins test certificates to animal owners who need them for evacuations due to Hurricane Sally.The certificates will be emailed...

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Upcoming Events and Shows

Upcoming Events and Shows

We are looking forward to having some events coming up this month. Let us know if you're joining these virtual or in-person shows. KVMA Mid-America Veterinary ConferenceVirtual Exhibitor & On-Demand SessionSeptember 18-19, 2020 On-Demand Learn more: kvma.org 12th...

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Certificate Release Due to Wildfires

Certificate Release Due to Wildfires

GVL will be temporarily releasing Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (CVIs) / health certificates and Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) / Coggins test certificates to animal owners who need them for evacuations due to wildfires across the western United States.The...

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Support Report from GVL Customer Success – August 2020

Support Report from GVL Customer Success – August 2020

Welcome to our monthly newsletter created by the Customer Success team to highlight seasonal trends, helpful hints, and GVL news.A view from our desks (at home) August was another strong month with cases reaching over 3,700, and it continued to hold a steady pace...

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Certificate Release Due to Hurricane Laura

Certificate Release Due to Hurricane Laura

GVL will be temporarily releasing Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (CVIs) / health certificates and Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) / Coggins test certificates to animal owners who need them for evacuations due to Hurricane Laura.The certificates will be emailed...

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Give students a head start with GVL University

Give students a head start with GVL University

As animal science and veterinary classes resume this fall, we're excited to provide GVL University to anyone who wants to learn more about animal health and movement documentation online.GVL University provides free educational courses and a platform to practice...

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Q&A from International Pet Travel 101 webinar

Q&A from International Pet Travel 101 webinar

In our recent webinar, International Pet Travel 101, Dr. Nelva Bryant provided insights into international travel with pets, outlining the complex requirements involved that vary by country, offering suggestions to prepare clients for international travel, and...

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Support Report from GVL Customer Success – July 2020

Support Report from GVL Customer Success – July 2020

Welcome to our monthly newsletter created by the Customer Success team to highlight seasonal trends, helpful hints, and GVL news.A view from our desks (at home) We have experienced a steady flow of cases over the past few months. This past month we saw over 3,900...

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GVL Employee Spotlight: Morgan Thorpe

GVL Employee Spotlight: Morgan Thorpe

As part of the GVL blog, we’re featuring our employees so you can get an inside view into what keeps GVL running. We are very proud of our team and excited to share some of our employee profiles with you. Today we’re featuring GVL Customer Success Representative...

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Arizona Accepts Six-Month Equine Health Certificates

Arizona Accepts Six-Month Equine Health Certificates

Arizona state animal health officials now accept six-month health certificates for equine interstate movement. The Extended Equine Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (EECVI) program, launched by a number of state animal health officials in 2019, now has 31 US states...

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International Pet Travel 101 – free CE webinar

International Pet Travel 101 – free CE webinar

As international movement resumes in the coming months, your clients rely on you for understanding the requirements for traveling with pets.Join this free webinar to learn about the process, preparation and various country requirements for compliant international pet...

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Support Report from GVL Customer Success

Support Report from GVL Customer Success

Welcome to our monthly newsletter created by the Customer Success team to highlight seasonal trends, helpful hints, and GVL news.A view from our desks (at home) Last month we started seeing an increase in cases. With states opening back up, travel is starting to...

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GVL Employee Spotlight: Amanda Osland

GVL Employee Spotlight: Amanda Osland

As part of the GVL blog, we’re featuring our employees so you can get an inside view into what keeps GVL running. We are very proud of our team and excited to share some of our employee profiles with you. Today we’re featuring GVL Customer Success Representative...

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Support Report from GVL Customer Success

Support Report from GVL Customer Success

Welcome to our monthly newsletter created by the Customer Success team to highlight seasonal trends, helpful hints, and GVL news. A view from our desks (at home) As expected, last month showed a decline in case volume due to COVID-19. With the decline in animal...

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