Recent GVL Blog Posts

How Not One More Vet (NOMV) is Supporting Veterinary Professionals

With September being National Suicide Prevention Month, we’re highlighting an organization whose goal is to support mental health among animal health professionals and end suicide in the veterinary community: Not One More Vet (NOMV).The nonprofit organization started...

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...
upcoming events

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...

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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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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Continued Need for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) Testing

Continued Need for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) Testing

Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), also known as swamp fever, is still present and affecting horses across the U.S. and Canada with several EIA outbreaks already detected in 2019. EIA Cases in the US The Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) reported 37 cases of EIA...

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Expanded Customer Support

Expanded Customer Support

We’ve announced some big news this week, and today we want to tell you all about GVL’s expanded customer success team! At GVL, we know how valuable our customer support is to users, and we often hear how having easy access to help makes a big...

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Take a Tour of the GVL Website

Take a Tour of the GVL Website

We covered the new GVL logo and branding elements in a previous post, so today we're talking all about the new GVL public website design and interface. Our redesigned website features a streamlined and simplified design with enriched content areas to help animal...

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Welcome to The New GVL

Welcome to The New GVL

We’ve been hinting at our big news for a few months, and we’re thrilled to finally share what’s new from GVL in 2019. As you’ve probably noticed, we have a new logo, website and brand identity (but there’s much more to come). This week we’ll be discussing at length...

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Changes in Small Animal Movement Documents

Changes in Small Animal Movement Documents

What veterinarians should know about APHIS 7001 forms and health certificates Traveling with or transporting small animal species (cats, dogs, ferrets, rodents, birds, lizards, etc.) may require a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) from a veterinarian,...

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