Recent GVL Blog Posts

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...

Congratulations to Cliff Smith, CEO of GVL, for winning the CEO of the Year Award

Congratulations Cliff Smith, CEO of the Year! We appreciate your hard work and dedication to our team, culture and mission.The most prestigious recognition for Iowa’s technology industry, The Prometheus Awards presented by LWBJ celebrates leaders from technology,...

10 reasons going digital is essential for veterinary practices (it’s not just about COVID-19)

There's more to the greater demand for digital services than just COVID-19 safety.  On the Patterson Veterinary blog, we explain 10 reasons why going digital is essential for veterinary practices.Digital Animal Health with GVLCertificates of Veterinary Inspection...

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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Visit GVL at the AAEP Annual Conference

Visit GVL at the AAEP Annual Conference

GVL is attending the 2019 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Annual Convention & Trade Show in Denver, CO, December 7-11, 2019.The AAEP Annual Convention & Trade Show is the world’s largest continuing education event dedicated to equine...

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Happy Thanksgiving from GVL

Happy Thanksgiving from GVL

From everyone at GVL, we hope your Thanksgiving holiday is spent with the people (and animals) that you love. The GVL office will be closed Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th. 

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New GVL Training Resources Now Available

New GVL Training Resources Now Available

The New GVL is Almost HereThe redesigned GVL platform launches soon - November 15, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. CT.  As always, the GVL support team will be available through the weekend to assist with any training needs via chat, phone or email.We've put together some demo...

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Free Webinars and CE Opportunities

Free Webinars and CE Opportunities

At GVL, we strive to provide education and awareness to the industry on relevant topics, from new regulations affecting animal health to solutions for helping ease interstate movement of animals. We facilitate webinars with thought leaders from the industry, often...

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GVL Employee Spotlight: Ali Tam

GVL Employee Spotlight: Ali Tam

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 Ali...

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The New GVL Platform Launches November 15th

The New GVL Platform Launches November 15th

Earlier this year, we announced that the GVL platform is getting a major overhaul and redesign for better functionality. We’re excited to share that the new GVL launches November 15th, and we’ve included a special preview of the enhanced platform below.  The new GVL...

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Celebrating National Veterinary Technician Week

Celebrating National Veterinary Technician Week

October 13-19, 2019 is National Veterinary Technician Week First celebrated in 1993, National Veterinary Technician Week takes place in the third week of October each year, as proclaimed by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). As a...

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Upcoming Events and Shows

Upcoming Events and Shows

The GVL team is looking forward to the many events and shows coming up this month. Take a look and plan to stop by the GVL booth for any of the events you are attending. KVMA Mid-America Veterinary Conference Booth 45 October 4-6, 2019Louisville, Kentucky Learn...

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GVL Employee Spotlight: Jennifer Williamson

GVL Employee Spotlight: Jennifer Williamson

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 Strategic Account Manager Jennifer...

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EDCC Disease Report Update

EDCC Disease Report Update

The Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) publishes reports on their Facebook page at the end of each month summarizing disease alerts. We are sharing these reports on the GVL blog, but we encourage you to visit the EDCC website for additional case...

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GVL Dairy Industry Expert Patrick Gorden

GVL Dairy Industry Expert Patrick Gorden

The GVL® Expert Council was created to better understand our customers’ needs by providing industry knowledge and expertise for product development. We are featuring our Expert Council members on our blog so you can learn more about their fields of research and the...

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Certificate Release Due to Hurricane Dorian

Certificate Release Due to Hurricane Dorian

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 Dorian. The certificates will be emailed...

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Upcoming Events and Trade Shows

Upcoming Events and Trade Shows

The GVL team is looking forward to the many events and shows coming up this month. Take a look and plan to stop by the GVL booth for any of the events you are attending. 52nd Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine PractitionersBooth 729September...

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Free Customer Training Sessions Beginning September

Free Customer Training Sessions Beginning September

The GVL customer success team will now be offering free live training sessions every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. (CT), beginning on September 4, 2019.  “The goal of these training sessions is to help newer or less frequent users better navigate the GVL platform, and...

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Thomasville Animal Hospital, GVL Customer of the Month

Thomasville Animal Hospital, GVL Customer of the Month

Every month, we are featuring veterinary clinics and hospitals who utilize GVL in their practices. We look forward to showcasing the work that you do and the role we play in your business. If you would like to have your clinic featured, please contact us.Meet the...

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GVL Employee Spotlight: Kevin Packer

GVL Employee Spotlight: Kevin Packer

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 Territory Manager Kevin Packer. Kevin...

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Coming This Fall: The New GVL Platform

Coming This Fall: The New GVL Platform

We have been hinting at big news for some time now, starting the year off with the new GVL branding and website. Now, we are sharing even more exciting news. GVL has rapidly grown within the last few years to serve more animal health professionals than ever before. We...

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GVL Sponsors Local Event: Amazing Grace Lemonade Race

GVL Sponsors Local Event: Amazing Grace Lemonade Race

GVL is proud to be a sponsor of the 3rd Annual Amazing Grace Lemonade Race, benefiting the Blank Children's Hospital located in Des Moines, IA. The GVL team had the pleasure of meeting the very inspiring Grace McCunn, who is clearly passionate about her cause.  Our...

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GVL Employee Spotlight: Sadie Williams

GVL Employee Spotlight: Sadie Williams

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 Team Lead Sadie...

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GVL is Heading to the Pacific Veterinary Conference

GVL is Heading to the Pacific Veterinary Conference

If you're attending the Pacific Veterinary Conference, make sure you visit GVL in booth 231.We'll be demonstrating how to do fast, easy digital health certificates on the GVL platform (plus some free gifts, of course).About PacVet The Pacific Veterinary Conference...

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5 Resources You Need for Summer Travel with Pets

5 Resources You Need for Summer Travel with Pets

Summer’s here and that means people are taking more trips, often traveling with their pets. While we all enjoy the nice weather, this time of year can present certain challenges for veterinarians and animal health professionals. A prime example: a client calls while...

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GVL Swine Industry Expert Chris Rademacher

GVL Swine Industry Expert Chris Rademacher

The GVL® Expert Council was created to better understand our customers’ needs by providing industry knowledge and expertise for product development. We are featuring our Expert Council members on our blog so you can learn more about their fields of research and the...

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GVL Support: June Hours Update

GVL Support: June Hours Update

Due to some upcoming events and activities, the GVL Customer Success Team will be unavailable during a couple of days this month. We strive to provide customers with continued support, and make these occurrences as rare as possible.NO GVL SUPPORTTuesday, June 18 from...

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GVL Employee Spotlight: Tyler Eagan

GVL Employee Spotlight: Tyler Eagan

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 Territory Manager Tyler Eagan. Tyler...

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FDA Update on VFDs Webinar Resources

FDA Update on VFDs Webinar Resources

GVL hosted the two-part webinar series, FDA Update on VFDs, for veterinarians and animal health practitioners, as well as feed distributors/mills in May 2019. During these webinars, Dr. Mike Apley, Dr. Chris Rademacher, Matt Frederking and Dr. Tyler Holck shared their...

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North Central US Animal Health Association Tours GVL

North Central US Animal Health Association Tours GVL

GVL had the honor of hosting the North Central US Animal Health Association (NCUSAHA) during their 2019 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 14th. The Midwest group of state veterinarians and animal health officials made the short trip from their conference in Des Moines,...

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Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Resources

Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Resources

With the FDA's recent update to VFD Q&As and our upcoming VFD webinars, we're sharing some of the VFD resources that we have available for anyone to learn more about the regulations and how to simplify compliance.Recent VFD News FDA Update on VFDs - Two Part...

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