Our Top Picks

2i Nova Veterinary Software
2i Nova Veterinary Software
2i Nova offers two platforms, clinic-based and cloud-based, giving veterinarians much-needed flexibility. The clinic-based package can be customized for mobile vets as well as veterinarians who run hospitals or emergency clinics.

The cloud option is browser-based, which means it can be accessed via most internet-connected devices. Both versions integrate with laboratory software to give veterinarians immediate access to test results. 2i Nova also has a variety of veterinary features, including scheduling, grooming, patient records, and boarding.

Summary

2i Nova Veterinary Software
2i Nova Veterinary Software
  • Starting Price
    • VTP: $135/month
    • Setup Fee: $300
    • Conversion Fee (Only if necessary): $500
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Installed - Windows
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Collaboration Tools
    Yes
  • Gantt Charts
    Yes
  • Resource Management
    Yes
  • Task Management
    Yes
ACESoft Business Manager
ACESoft Business Manager
ACESoft keeps track of who creates and updates each record, makes it easy to specify a reason for each visit, and enables users to email electronic forms directly to clients.

ACESoft also has a prescription module, making it easy for staff members to print medication labels and ensure clients get detailed instructions for administration. The procedure tab allows users to assign each procedure to a specific income account, reducing the amount of time spent on accounting activities.

Summary

ACESoft Business Manager
ACESoft Business Manager
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Installed - Windows
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
  • Collaboration Tools
    Yes
  • Gantt Charts
    Yes
  • Resource Management
    Yes
  • Task Management
    Yes
Animal Intelligence
Animal Intelligence
Animal Intelligence offers two software packages for veterinary practices. AIGenesis is designed for general veterinary clinics, while AIGalaxy is intended for emergency vet clinics and veterinary specialists. Both programs enable users to create custom medical records, eliminate manual tasks, and keep accurate inventory counts.

The vendor also offers several add-on modules to expand the capabilities of the base software. For example, AILabLinx transfers laboratory results from lab software to patient records, helping vets save time.

Summary

Animal Intelligence
Animal Intelligence
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Installed - Windows
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Collaboration Tools
    Yes
  • Gantt Charts
    Yes
  • Resource Management
    Yes
  • Task Management
    Yes
Animana offers a variety of features designed to help with client management, client communication, and resource management. The software stores custom medical records; integrates with in-house laboratory software; sends invoices automatically, and produces several reports to help practice managers make better decisions.

Veterinarians use Animana to book appointments, send reminders, create their own loyalty programs, and market their practices. Animana also makes it possible to set up an online portal, improving communication and keeping clients engaged.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Collaboration Tools
    Yes
  • Gantt Charts
    Yes
  • Resource Management
    Yes
  • Task Management
    Yes
ClienTrax
ClienTrax
ClienTrax Basic is a full client information management system that makes it easy for staff members to schedule appointments, print prescription labels, pull up patient information, and send estimates and invoices. The Standard package includes several upgrades, such as electronic medical records, inventory tracking, and compatibility with credit card readers and electronic cash drawers.

ClienTrax Accounting includes everything in the Basic and Standard packages, along with additional features for accounts payable, payroll, budgeting, and check printing.

Summary

ClienTrax
ClienTrax
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Collaboration Tools
    Yes
  • Gantt Charts
    Yes
  • Resource Management
    Yes
  • Task Management
    Yes
Clinic Ware
Clinic-Ware
Clinic-Ware was designed to help solo veterinarians and small group practices compete effectively with large vet clinics. Buyers receive a perpetual license to use the software for appointment scheduling, client management, and other functions. Clinic-Ware also provides six 30-minute training sessions at no additional cost.

Clinic-Ware can convert existing data from other veterinary software packages, including Vetcare and DOS VetAid. The conversion process includes an audit to identify errors and ensure data integrity.

Summary

Clinic Ware
Clinic-Ware
  • Starting Price
    • Software License: AU$5,800
    • Data Conversion: AU$1,000
    • Succeeding Annual Support Fee: AU$1,350
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Installed - Windows
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Collaboration Tools
    Yes
  • Gantt Charts
    Yes
  • Resource Management
    Yes
  • Task Management
    Yes
Complete Clinic Software
Complete Clinic Software
Using Complete Clinic software, staff members can send messages to clients and receive replies via text, reducing the amount of time spent on the telephone. The software also makes it easy to send invoices and medical records via email, saving paper and reducing postage costs.

Complete Clinic Software enables users to create pet medical records, print prescription labels, and track employee work hours. For clinics that offer boarding, the software also has a boarding module for booking reservations.

Summary

Complete Clinic Software
Complete Clinic Software
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    None
  • Deployment
    Installed - Windows
  • Support Options
    Online
  • Collaboration Tools
    Yes
  • Gantt Charts
    Yes
  • Resource Management
    Yes
  • Task Management
    Yes
Cornerstone Practice Management Software
Cornerstone Practice Management Software
Scheduling, electronic medical records, inventory management, and compliance are among the core features of Cornerstone Practice Management. The software helps veterinarians avoid mistakes when entering orders, automates several invoicing tasks, and gives users access to dozens of key metrics.

Cornerstone Practice Management also has several add-ons available to increase functionality. The software integrates with Cornerstone Payments, enabling vet clinics to accept credit cards, and the vendor also offers data backup services to prevent the loss of valuable records.

Summary

Cornerstone Practice Management Software
Cornerstone Practice Management Software
  • Starting Price
    • One-time set-up fee: $495
    • One-time plan enrollment fee: $30
    • Plan administration fee: $3.30
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Installed - Windows
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
  • Collaboration Tools
    Yes
  • Gantt Charts
    Yes
  • Resource Management
    Yes
  • Task Management
    Yes
Digitail
Digitail
Digitail is designed to help veterinarians communicate with clients, attract new clients, and retain clients for as long as possible. The software includes online chat tools, making it easy for staff members to collect information before a visit or answer a client's questions.

The software helps veterinarians optimize their websites, making it easier for potential clients to find them via the major search engines. Digitail also helps veterinarians reward clients for their loyalty.

Summary

Digitail
Digitail
  • Starting Price
    • Mobile Vets: $95/month
    • Starter for Small Cllinics: $79/month/vet
    • Growth for Larger Clinics: $159/month/vet
  • Free Trial/Demo
    14-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Online
  • Collaboration Tools
    Yes
  • Gantt Charts
    Yes
  • Resource Management
    Yes
  • Task Management
    Yes
EPetHealth
ePetHealth
ePetHealth makes it possible to send appointment reminders as well as health reminders for pets, ensuring clients know when their pets are due for important services. Veterinarians can also use ePetHealth to send customer satisfaction surveys, helping them gather valuable feedback.

Reminder postcards, electronic newsletters, and pet birthday cards are all available to help veterinarians maintain loyal relationships with their clients. ePetHealth also comes with a library of social media posts to help veterinarians save time on marketing.

Summary

EPetHealth
ePetHealth
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Installed - Windows
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Collaboration Tools
    Yes
  • Gantt Charts
    Yes
  • Resource Management
    No
  • Task Management
    No
ezyVet has several modules to help vets care for their patients and stay in touch with clients. The clinic module enables users to keep detailed records, while the scheduling module uses custom flags and icons to help staff members avoid double bookings and other scheduling problems.

Advanced reporting tools give users the ability to configure custom reports and perform data searches. ezyVet also has several communication tools, including two-way messaging, message templates, and electronic faxing.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Base installation: $2,500
    • $150/month/user
    • $250/month/2-9 users
    • $450/month/10-19 users
    • $650/month/20-29 users
    • $950/month/30-49 users
    • $1250/month/50-74 users
    • $+250/additional blocks of 25 users
  • Free Trial/Demo
    • Deployment
      Installed - Mac
      Installed - Windows
      Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
      iPhone / iPad
      Android
    • Support Options
      24/7 (Live Rep)
      Business Hours
      Online
    • Collaboration Tools
      Yes
    • Gantt Charts
      Yes
    • Resource Management
      Yes
    • Task Management
      Yes
    Hippo Manager
    Hippo Manager
    Hippo Manager has an intuitive interface that makes it easy for staff members to learn and use daily. The cloud-based software has built-in reminders, more than a dozen performance reports, and tables to help practice owners analyze their cash flow.

    Third-party integrations make it possible for veterinarians to access lab results right from Hippo Manager, eliminating time spent contacting reference labs. Because Hippo Manager accommodates unlimited users, it works equally well for large multispecialty practices and solo veterinarians.

    Summary

    Hippo Manager
    Hippo Manager
    • Starting Price
      • Core: $119/month/vet
      • Plus: $229/month/vet
      • Enterprise: Custom quote
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Demo
    • Deployment
      Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
      iPhone / iPad
      Android
    • Support Options
      24/7 (Live Rep)
      Business Hours
      Online
    • Collaboration Tools
      Yes
    • Gantt Charts
      Yes
    • Resource Management
      Yes
    • Task Management
      Yes
    Iberical Vett
    Iberical Vett
    Iberical's Vett Junior is designed for grooming shops, pet stores, and small veterinary practices, while Vett Premium is designed for veterinary hospitals and clinics. Iberical also offers a free version of the software, giving users access to basic features for practice management.

    Junior and Premium have many of the same features, including patient records, inventory management, invoicing, and client reminders. Premium has additional features designed for a clinic or hospital setting, such as boarding, manual and automatic prescriptions, and a waiting room tracker.

    Summary

    Iberical Vett
    Iberical Vett
    • Starting Price
      • Custom Quote
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Version Available
    • Deployment
      Installed - Windows
      Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    • Support Options
      Business Hours
    • Collaboration Tools
      Yes
    • Gantt Charts
      Yes
    • Resource Management
      Yes
    • Task Management
      Yes
    With iRecall, veterinarians can use branded communication tools to stay in touch with their clients. Each message is personalized with the client's name and pet's name, making it easier to build trusting relationships. Automated reminders also help vets retain more clients by reminding them of service due dates and other important information.

    iRecall also has tools designed to help vet practices improve their reputations, such as real-time feedback that can be used to help build a stronger online presence.

    Summary

    • Starting Price
      • Custom Quote
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Demo
    • Deployment
      Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    • Support Options
      Business Hours
      Online
    • Collaboration Tools
      Yes
    • Gantt Charts
      No
    • Resource Management
      No
    • Task Management
      No
    NaVetor is a cloud-based software that gives veterinarians snapshots of their practice activity, making it easier to identify potential problems and overcome business challenges. The software comes with treatment plan templates, allows practitioners to record SOAP notes, and makes it easy to document every client interaction.

    NaVetor also has built-in business tools to help veterinarians run successful practices. For example, the software has automatic charge capturing, produces a variety of financial reports, and enables users to track inventory.

    Summary

    • Starting Price
      • $129/month/team of 2
      • $189/month/team of 5
      • $279/month/team of 19
      • $459/month/team of 39
      • $659/month/team of 40+
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Demo
      15-Day Free Trial
    • Deployment
      Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
      iPhone / iPad
    • Support Options
      24/7 (Live Rep)
    • Collaboration Tools
      Yes
    • Gantt Charts
      Yes
    • Resource Management
      Yes
    • Task Management
      Yes
    Onward Vet
    Onward Vet
    Onward Vet's EMR module has customizable templates and treatment flowsheets to save time and increase efficiency. The software also comes with invoice templates, transfer estimates, and email billing capabilities, making it easier to collect payments.

    Onward Vet integrates with multiple third-party applications, enabling users to route X-ray images and lab results into patient records. The software also has a client portal to improve communication and ensure clients have the information they need to keep their pets healthy.

    Summary

    Onward Vet
    Onward Vet
    • Starting Price
      • Solo Veterinarian: $300/month
      • 2-10 Veterinarians: Base fee + $100/month for each
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Demo
      14-Day Free Trial
    • Deployment
      Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
      iPhone / iPad
      Android
    • Support Options
      24/7 (Live Rep)
      Business Hours
      Online
    • Collaboration Tools
      Yes
    • Gantt Charts
      Yes
    • Resource Management
      Yes
    • Task Management
      Yes
    StringSoft
    StringSoft
    StringSoft has automated SOAP entries, eliminating the need to type every note from scratch. The software also allows users to sketch images within patient medical records, making it easier to document sores, cuts, rashes, and other wounds.

    StringSoft has multiple workflow dashboards set up by specialty, including anesthesia, radiology, surgery, and rehabilitation, giving veterinarians more control over their charting. For added convenience, it also integrates with laboratory and digital imaging software, ensuring veterinarians receive results as soon as possible.

    Summary

    StringSoft
    StringSoft
    • Starting Price
      • Cloud: $50 base fee plus $40/concurrent user
      • Initial set-up fee: $500/hospital
      • Small practice: $4,995/10 workstations
      • Large Practice: $5,995/35 workstations
      • Enterprise: $8,995/100 workstations
      • Multi-Hospital: $14,995/3 hospitals (35 workstations/hosp
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Demo
    • Deployment
      Installed - Windows
      Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    • Support Options
      24/7 (Live Rep)
      Business Hours
      Online
    • Collaboration Tools
      Yes
    • Gantt Charts
      Yes
    • Resource Management
      Yes
    • Task Management
      Yes
    VetLinkSQL
    VETLINKSQL
    VetLinkSQL offers both cloud-based and on-premise veterinary software. The digital appointment book has staff member diaries, enabling users to schedule appointments or tasks for a single provider. It also has hospital and surgery diaries for services that aren't booked for a specific time, allowing all appointments to roll over to the next morning.

    With VetLinkSQL, users can create detailed patient records and save time by creating their own short abbreviations for common procedures.

    Summary

    VetLinkSQL
    VETLINKSQL
    • Starting Price
      • Custom Quote
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Demo
    • Deployment
      Installed - Windows
      Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
      iPhone / iPad
      Android
    • Support Options
      24/7 (Live Rep)
      Business Hours
      Online
    • Collaboration Tools
      Yes
    • Gantt Charts
      Yes
    • Resource Management
      Yes
    • Task Management
      Yes
    VETport is a cloud-based software that can be accessed from any device. Automated reminders help veterinary practices reduce no-shows and prevent providers from getting behind due to late arrivals.

    The VETport marketplace integrates with more than 20 third-party applications for accounting, payment processing, microchipping, and other functions, giving users more flexibility. VETport also has a CEO dashboard that produces detailed practice analytics. Reports can be exported as CSV, PDF, or PNG files, making it easy to share them with staff members.

    Summary

    • Starting Price
      • Custom Quote
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Demo
      15-Day Free Trial
    • Deployment
      Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
      iPhone / iPad
      Android
    • Support Options
      24/7 (Live Rep)
      Business Hours
      Online
    • Collaboration Tools
      Yes
    • Gantt Charts
      Yes
    • Resource Management
      Yes
    • Task Management
      Yes
    Vetter Software
    Vetter Software
    Vetter Software has a scheduling module designed to make scheduling easier for everyone. With this module, clients can book their own appointments online, freeing up time for clinic staff that can be used for other activities.

    The records module keeps all patient and client information in one place, enables users to create automated follow-up reminders, and includes a calculator for quickly determining how much medicine to administer. Vetter Software also has modules for billing, client management, inventory management, reports, and staff management.

    Summary

    Vetter Software
    Vetter Software
    • Starting Price
      • Solo: $99/month/user
      • Small: $149/month/team of 3
      • Medium: $249/month/team of 7
      • Large: $399/month/team of 15
    • Free Trial/Demo
      Free Demo
    • Deployment
      Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    • Support Options
      24/7 (Live Rep)
      Online
    • Collaboration Tools
      Yes
    • Gantt Charts
      Yes
    • Resource Management
      Yes
    • Task Management
      Yes

    How We Chose the Best Veterinary Software

    Many vendors offer veterinary software with a wide range of features. With so many programs on the market, it can be difficult to choose just one. We evaluated each software based on its veterinary features, third-party integrations, and reporting capabilities.

    Veterinary Features

    Running a veterinary practice involves many tasks, from scheduling appointments to advising clients on how to care for their pets. Good veterinary software should make it easy to stay organized. We looked for software with a variety of veterinary features, including appointment scheduling, patient record management, and appointment reminders.

    Integrations

    Veterinarians use a variety of tools to manage their businesses, including customer databases and marketing software. Trying to work with multiple tools at the same time can lead to frustration and confusion, which is why it's so important for veterinary software to integrate with other applications. We looked for veterinary software that integrates with accounting tools and other types of software.

    Reports

    It's important to know how much revenue each client brings in, what services are the most profitable, and whether a veterinary clinic is losing money on any of its products or services. Software with robust reporting capabilities makes it easier to assess the financial performance of any veterinary practice, giving the owner much-needed insight into how the business is doing.