Recent GVL Blog Posts

Compliant horse travel for 30 days or 6 months?

Why acceptance of EECVI continues to grow among veterinarians, horse owners and state animal health officialsA number of state animal health officials launched the Extended Equine Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (EECVI) program in January 2019. EECVIs function...

Q&A and Resources from Safe Air Cargo Transport of Pets Webinar

In our recent webinar, How to Help Clients Prepare for Safe Air Cargo Transport of Pets, Dr. Nelva Bryant presented on what veterinarians can expect with air transport of animals, suggestions to prepare pets for travel via cargo, and the risks and stressors associated...

Support Report from GVL Customer Success

To welcome springtime, we’re launching a 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 the weather warms across the country, EIA/Coggins season has officially taken...

GVL Employee Spotlight: Kaeli Sedlak-O’Connor

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 Client Development Representative...

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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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Dr. Frank Fluitt, GVL Customer of the Month

Dr. Frank Fluitt, 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 small role we play in your business. If you would like to have your clinic featured, please email Lily:...

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GVL Beef Industry Expert Michael D. Apley

GVL Beef Industry Expert Michael D. Apley

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 Employee Spotlight: Connie Conis

GVL Employee Spotlight: Connie Conis

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 Client Development Representative...

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See the New GVL Video

See the New GVL Video

Watch our newest video to  learn more about GVL. GVL animal health software helps improve animal wellness and safety, by simplifying complicated regulatory processes, enabling faster sharing of results and records, and furthering the connection between veterinarians...

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Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Regulation Q&A Update

Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Regulation Q&A Update

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a draft revised guidance document, “Veterinary Feed Directive Regulation Questions and Answers.” The FDA says that this document, when finalized, will aid in industry compliance with the VFD regulation and...

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Q&A from Small Animal Requirements Webinar

Q&A from Small Animal Requirements Webinar

In the Small Animal Requirements for Movement and Travel webinar, Dr. Valerie Ragan presented on the current regulations around animal movement, what changes may be on the horizon, and what animal health professionals can do to prepare. We shared the webinar recording...

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AASV Presentations You Can’t Miss

AASV Presentations You Can’t Miss

The AASV Annual Meeting is quickly approaching. Make sure you add these presentations and a visit to GVL (tech table 59) to your schedule. Simplifying veterinary prescriptions with software Industrial Partners Poster SessionPresented by Joel Stave, PrairE...

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GVL Employee Spotlight: Andrea Gisch

GVL Employee Spotlight: Andrea Gisch

Photo: Andrea Gisch, GVL Key Account Specialist As part of the new GVL blog, we’ll be 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...

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New EECVI Q&A Session Available Now

New EECVI Q&A Session Available Now

Watch this brief webinar to learn answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about Extended Equine Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (EECVI). Presented by Rebecca Haugland, GVL Marketing Communications Coordinator, and Michaela Whitney, GVL Associate...

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What is GVL SmartEngine technology?

What is GVL SmartEngine technology?

Save Time. Ensure Compliance. GVL® SmartEngine™ technology was introduced to GVL’s platform in 2015, but the technology was part of the company’s vision long before. The concept of requirements built into the system has always been part of GVL’s plan. The built-in...

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