IDEXX Preventive Care Resource Centre

How to implement preventive care guidelines.

Use the IDEXX toolkit to implement your guidelines throughout your practice.

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1. Set up profiles and protocols.

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Webinar: Clinical Evidence and Strategies for Success

Learn how routine preventive care visits that include bloodwork may help catch disease earlier, build relationships with clients, and build your practice income.

1 CE credit

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Webinar: Preventive Care Visits

Learn about the medical and economic benefits of expanding your offering during preventive care visits.

1 CE credit

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Webinar: Preventive Care: Keys to Implementation

Understand the keys to a successful implementation, how to get your team on board, and the benefits for your patients.

0.5 CE credit

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Video: Tips to Engage and Educate Your Clients on Social Media

Learn tips and tricks to make social media work for your veterinary hospital.

3. Engage staff on your new guidelines.

Tips for getting the whole team on board
  • Educate on your new profiles and protocols.
  • Communicate the value to the client.
  • Explain their role in the new protocols.
  • Train on client communication.
  • Set and communicate clear goals for individuals and the practice.

4. Prepare client communications: before, during, and after the visit.

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Use a variety of materials to gain compliance and increase loyalty:
  • Social media toolkit
  • Client brochures
  • Clinic posters
  • Client-friendly summaries of results

Get free client communication materials

5. Use the tools and technology available to you in VetConnect PLUS.

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Gain a holistic view of all IDEXX diagnostics for every patient:
  • Spot trends and abnormalities.
  • Access differential diagnoses to help interpret patient results.
  • Send personalized client-friendly result summaries.
  • Email results directly to clients.

See why VetConnect PLUS is the go-to diagnostic resource for fast, effective clinical decision-making

Get publications from the American Animal Hospital Association.

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Promoting Preventive Care Protocols

Learn about the benefits of making preventive care a vital part of your services.

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Implementing Preventive Care Protocols

Get practical information to implement practice-wide preventive care protocols.

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Preventive Care Protocols and Practice Economics

Take a deeper dive into practice economics and where preventive care protocols may fit into building a suitable economic future.

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Preventive Care Strategies and Success

Success stories and practical insights for expanding preventive care in today’s environment.


Enroll in IDEXX Preventive Care Simple Start today.

Deliver quality care that integrates into your daily workflow, simply and seamlessly, and allows your patients to live healthier, happier lives.

Learn more about the Simple Start program

Speak with an IDEXX Veterinary Diagnostic Consultant to learn more