Shepherd's intuitive SOAP-based medical records

Vet software designed for you

Appreciate Shepherd's attractive design and intuitive interface. It doesn't just look good—we specially designed Shepherd Veterinary Software to match how you process patients and work throughout your shift.

  • Intuitive SOAP-based medical records
  • Practical high-level dashboard with critical info and patient statuses
Shepherd works the way you do

Automation tools you'll love

Enter a patient's information once and let our robust automation tools take over! Save time, eliminate duplicate steps, and ensure charge capture for accurate invoices – minimizing the chance for human error and ensuring consistent care.

  • Streamlined invoices, calculated doses, discharge instructions, future treatment reminders
  • Automated tasks linked to products and services, including follow-up calls and room sterilization

SOAP medical record workflow

Medical records so simple and efficient they get completed during the visit. Shepherd software works the way your vet practice naturally operates - so you can spend more time caring for animals.

  • Completing your SOAP automatically updates the medical record and invoice, and generates discharge instructions
  • We’re in your corner — literally! Just chat us from the right-hand corner of your software

Client communication

Meet your clients where they are without leaving your software. Our Messaging Center and pet portal reduce front desk stress and streamline communication across your clinic.

  • Clients request appointments and Rx refills, view medical history, and access vaccine certificates in the pet portal
  • Tie reminders to any product/treatment to automatically add them to the queue
Client communications

Practice management perks

Charge capture

If it's in the medical record, it's on the invoice

  • Captures even the small charges
  • Increases your bottom line

Detailed reporting

Track the health of your practice with easy-to-generate, detailed reports for everything you need

  • Automatic end-of-day reporting, commissions, treatments, patients, and inactive clients
  • Accurate reporting for administration and compliance

Inventory tracking

Effortlessly track with automatic updates after product administration - so you know when to schedule re-orders

  • Trackable treatments, prescriptions, PPE, medical supplies, and sellable items

Shepherd Pay

Payment processing right inside your PIMS. Collect payments securely from any of our easy-to-use payment methods

  • USB terminal
  • Store credit cards
  • Online pet portal

Veterinary workflow tools

Digital whiteboard

Provides an at-a-glance view of current treatments

  • Easy to sort, search, and filter
  • One click to open a patient's record for fast treatment administration

Patient scheduling

Intuitive new-patient scheduling — quickly create patient profiles from the appointment request

  • Customizable appointment types tied to provider availability
  • Blocked provider time slots for non-patient activities

Staff communication

All staff can tag one another to communicate regarding important tasks

  • Sends users a notification on their profile
  • Navigate directly to the client/patient/SOAP from your notification

Streamlined medical care


Real-time transparency into what's happening at your practice

  • Clear layout shows patients' SOAP status and location
  • View patients currently in the practice and which doctor they are seeing
  • Doctors easily view upcoming appointments and pending lab work and pet portal requests

Comprehensive SOAP medical records

A medical record layout you'll love

  • Vital comparison chart
  • Basic patient information always visible in record
  • Clear view of medical and prescription history

Customizable forms

Efficiently create, edit, and send out to clients

  • Send via email or link
  • Links can be directly opened and used for in-hospital form entry
  • Trackable responses and statuses

Easy Estimates

Communicate costs simply and with confidence

  • Can be created inside and outside a patient's record
  • Quick to add to a patient's treatment plan
  • Easy client approval - whether curbside or in-person
Mobile friendly vet practice software

Cloud based software works where you do

Because Shepherd runs in the cloud, you're not tethered to Earth (or your desk). With Shepherd, you can access your vet software from anywhere on a desktop or tablet.

Shepherd works the way you do

More Shepherd features to love


Complete activity logs

Know which user made changes and when for every action within Shepherd.



Never lose updates to a patient record.


Built-in templates

Multiple fully customizable templates are included to suit your practice's needs.


Patient health tracking

Track patients' weight and chronic diseases for consistent continued care.


Customer care

Your Shepherd support team consists of qualified, clinically trained professionals available from the screen you're working on.

Shepherd works the way you do

Your software subscription always includes

  • Unlimited users
  • Migration + ongoing support
  • Expert help & training
  • No migration fees
  • No training fees
  • No charges for extra features
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