The Human-Animal Bond and friendships extend beyond all geographic borders. Issah Hanson, DVM, grew up in Ghana, West Africa. In this Spark community story, he talks about his childhood pet — a small parrot — and the heartbreaking event that put him on his path toward veterinary medicine.

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Just because the clinic is named Harmony, doesn’t mean it’s immune to difficult days. In the final installment of this Spark Clinic Spotlight series, we look at how this team deals with the heaviest of challenges.

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A 3-year Rabies vaccine costs $20. Urinalysis costs $30.23. These prices and others are posted on Harmony Vet Care’s website. Clients rave about the low cost, but what are the implications for running the clinic? Learn more in part 4 of this Spark Clinic Spotlight series.

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Many veterinary professionals know what a hectic day in the clinic feels like, but it’s another matter to deal with a high volume patient schedule consistently. In part 3 of this Spark Clinic Spotlight series, the team at Harmony Vet Care shares its strategy for juggling 60 to 70 patients a day.

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Doctors Angela Backus and Stephanie Sabshin had early careers that looked like any other veterinarian entering the workforce. But it wasn’t long before disenchantment set in, especially when it came to cost of care. So, they decided to do something about it.  In Part 2 of this series, they share how Harmony Vet Care was […]

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In this Spark Clinic Spotlight, we spend the day at Harmony Vet Care in Tampa. It’s a high volume-low cost clinic with a ton of glowing client reviews. In this series, we take a look at how they do it all.

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Dr. Cindy Otto gives some practical advice on how learning about working dogs also benefits your everyday clients.

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The Citizen Science Program is teaching non-working dogs some career worthy olfactory skills that can help advance human medicine. Learn more about the Citizen Science Program.

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The RACE-approved Working Dog Practitioner certification program utilizes both online courses and hands-on workshops to help veterinarians provide better, safer and more specialized care to working dogs, performance dogs, and canine athletes. Learn more here: www.workingdogpractitioner.com

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The ripple effects of the September 11th terrorist attack in New York City reverberate almost two decades later. At least one of these effects is positive. In this Spark Story, Dr. Cindy Otto recounts her experience as a 9/11 first responder, and how it led her to create the Penn Vet Working Dog Center.

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