Shotshow Practices & Advice

Successful Shot Show Manual Shotshow Practices & Advice

Successful Shot Show Manual

In "SHOTSHOWS - The Easiest Money Ever", author Dr Rivera discusses the "ins and outs" of running a low cost pet shot clinic. How to identify and capture a frugal but ignorant client base, the advertising and signage needed to entice the cost conscious client. How to break a strong client-veterinari[…]
Why Tests Are Your Profit-Killers Shotshow Practices & Advice

Why Tests Are Your Profit-Killers

Tests take time, and have a cost to run them. Collecting samples takes time and usually involves a technician which eats into profits. Further, you have to call people back with the test results or have them wait for results. Then they have a bunch of questions which you'll answer with "You need to […]
Cold Vaccines and Sterility Shotshow Practices & Advice

Cold Vaccines and Sterility

Don't let the customers see the booze when unpacking your vaccine. Keeping vaccine cold can be difficult and you should try to reflect professionalism in the coolers that you trundle around, stainless steel coolers are available here however, most clients using shot shows are not discriminating in t[…]
Rabies Tags and Records. Shotshow Practices & Advice

Rabies Tags and Records.

Rabies tags going back to an unattended number isn't discovered by your feedstore client until you're long gone. Shot records should be supplied at the time of service, in a printed format, past that, call-in clients can wait until your wife or after-schooler calls them back to send faxed records. I[…]
3 Year Immunizers and Your Shotshow Shotshow Practices & Advice

3 Year Immunizers and Your Shotshow

Finding a retired vet to run your Shotshow is pretty easy. It doesn't have to be YOU behind the card table. Here, an owner hold s the animal for shots, saving the operator a bundle on technical handlers. What to do about three-year immunizers. Since there are no three-year immunizations manufactured[…]
Shot-Show Decor & Set Up Shotshow Practices & Advice

Shot-Show Decor & Set Up

Special section on the appearance of your card table: This author believes that it is imperative to cover the almost-certainly-folding-table that you will be using for your shot show. A cloth banquet table drape is highly effective and can even be personalized with the name of your shot show. Under […]
Random Pets Get Random Shots? Shotshow Practices & Advice

Random Pets Get Random Shots?

What about immunizing an animal that possibly should not be immunized for example a prior auto immune experience, or some other debilitating condition? There are a few two things to consider, first, you were not called upon to diagnose it disease or disorder. Second, you are not forcing the clients […]
The Top 4 Threats to Shot-Shows Shotshow Practices & Advice

The Top 4 Threats to Shot-Shows

The single most difficult aspect of a shot show, is making clients abandon the need to have a veterinarian accountable by name and location and reduce the importance of perceived quality control. In other words, you have to dispel the idea that the regular veterinarian is worth what they pay for sho[…]
Learn From The Competition Shotshow Practices & Advice

Learn From The Competition

Let's face it, we're all in this to skim off the most profitable and practice-sustaining items on the Veterinary roster and as such, it's a cutthroat endeavor. Vets you need in order to run shot-shows can be gotten from other shot-shows because that's how they're wired and that's what it's come to i[…]