Energetic, engaging and inspiring keynotes and workshops for veterinary teams and pet owners!

Dr. Mary is a sought-after speaker who engages both professional and lay audiences in insightful discussions on geriatric medicine, quality of life assessment, hospice, and end-of-life care. With a wealth of expertise, she has delivered captivating keynote addresses on topics spanning entrepreneurship, leadership, motivation, and discovering one's unique path. Her impactful presentations have graced renowned events and venues including VMX, AVMA, WVC, Fetch, state VMA conventions, IAAHPC gatherings, professional sales meetings, and prestigious veterinary schools and animal hospitals across the globe.


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Speaking Topics

Dr. Mary has a wide range of topics she can speak on which can be tailored to the audience — whether that is veterinarians, shelter workers, practice managers or pet parents. Here is just a sampling of the topics she speaks on.

  • Practical Care for the Geriatric Veterinary Patient

  • 5 Ingredients for Veterinary Hospice

  • Endings Matter Most – making the euthanasia better for all involved

  • Get your veterinary groove back

  • Geriatric Pet Care Management in the Home

  • Helping Owners with Assessing Quality of Life

  • Caregiver Stress, Burden & Relief - When loving hurts

  • Managing mobility issues in geriatric patients

  • Faces of Death – how to deal with owners dealing with death

  • Where are all the Grey Muzzles? Marketing before it is too late

  • Serious Illness Conversations and Guidance with Pet Parents

  • What would you do? The euthanasias that pull at your heart strings

  • Anticipatory Grief & Pet Loss Preparation

  • My emotional candle is lit and it smells of anxiety