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Looking for solutions to veterinary management problems? You’re in the right place!

Welcome to PathFinder Consulting. We help veterinary hospitals with the business side of practice ownership. Consider us your practice management coach. We listen, learn, plan, implement and follow-up.

We consult in all areas of hospital operations with a specialization in human resources. Ultimately, it is always your team that drives your clinic, attracts your clients, and generates your business. You count on them to help make it all work; count on us to get you on the right path.

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A healthy business is one with happy staff and effective communication. We’ve got problem resolution tips to help you manage inter-staff conflict and even those pesky day-to-day annoyances.


Is what you want just out of reach? With experience assisting hospitals with their staffing policies, updated procedures and business operations, we’ve got the solution for your practice.


Make sure your limited marketing dollars are allocated in the right place. Ask us to evaluate your current marketing initiatives to help your hospital grow and stay strong.


From start-up to retirement, we help owners of all stages. We develop a customized solution to differentiate your practice and improve your bottom line. Find out what we can do for you.

Our Approach
Male Doctor Shaking Hands With BusinesswomanWe listen to the veterinarian’s concerns or goals of what he or she wants to accomplish. We identify starting points and find solutions to improve efficiency. This may be a complete redesign of a current process, or the introduction of a new, simpler system. Read more…
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Employee Induction & Onboarding
  • Training & Development
  • Policy Development & Implementation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Health & Safety
  • Facility Redesign
  • Legislative Compliance
  • New Practice Start-Up / Expansion
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Manager Mentorship
  • Marketing
  • Operational Systems Evaluation
  • Client Flow & Communication
  • Revenue Strategies
  • Hospital Restructuring

Nurse Drawing Leadership ChartWe ensure that your practice receives individual attention by following best practice principles. We do not use a cookie cutter approach. We look for the elements that make your hospital and business model unique and therefore successful in your geographical location with your clients. In this climate when everyone claims that they provide ‘compassionate, caring staff’ and have ‘a modern well-equipped hospital’ it’s important to identify and communicate what makes you different. Whether it be internal staffing, organizational advice, external client attraction, or marketing we can help. Read more…

iStock_000005538729XSmall-1PathFinder Consulting has been in business for over 14 years and we have worked in veterinary hospitals for 30 years.
We have a wide range of experience and are continually addressing the changing demands of this profession.
We offer an independent perspective and an unbiased solution to the specific needs of your hospital. Read more…

AB2G2304b hr colTracy Herod prides herself on integrity and tactfulness. She has a proven knack for connecting with staff, which is what makes her solutions succeed. By combining practical applications with real life situations, she coaches practice owners in how to run their hospital more efficiently thereby allowing them to achieve personal and professional fulfillment. Read more…