Lasting hope
starts here.

With a mission of supporting mental health, the Veterinary Hope Foundation offers small group sessions for veterinary professionals. These groups provide a community to share common experiences as well as resources and information specific to the profession.

During the six-week program, support groups of eight people meet online each week.

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Confidential, safe and caring.

Our attendees will find the space and opportunity to establish ongoing conversations about experiences, issues and ideas that emerge from their work as veterinary practitioners.

What To Expect: 

Guided discussions with rotating themes and topics that are carefully chosen to reflect the needs of practitioners.

A place to share thoughts and perspectives with others who understand.

A close community of acceptance, respect and support of one another’s individuality and concerns.

How groups
are formed:

Affinity groups are offered based on multiple factors including primary type of practice, role within practice, and experience. Additional information including personal roles and priorities are accounted for to foster connection. Click here to join a group that feels right for you.


There’s something magical about being about to say ‘hemoabdomen at closing time the night before the kid’s spelling test’ to a group who immediately get it.

So many talk mental health, but the Veterinary Hope Foundation is putting support for veterinarians into action.

This group is helping me focus on myself so that I can be a better mom, veterinarian and person in this crazy world that we are living in. I am so thankful for the Veterinary Hope Foundation!

A unique set of challenges calls for dedicated care.

Our sessions are facilitated by a mental health professional with specialized training in challenges faced by veterinary professionals.

The weekly sessions run 60-75 minutes
and focus on the following topics:

A community of support is waiting.


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