Working at the front desk of a veterinary hospital is already a hard job. Sometimes, veterinarians do things to make it even harder. In this video from DVM360.com, Dr. Roark gets real about the top 5 things...

It might sound odd for a veterinarian who writes on how best to use consumer technology in veterinary practices to be talking about employee satisfaction, but it really isn’t.  One of my favorite B-school...

If there’s one thing we’re passionate about here at DrAndyRoark.com, it’s how to stay happy- at work as well as home. We get lots of questions about how to maintain healthy professional...

We feel a lot of emotions throughout the day as veterinary professionals. Let’s recap our day 2017-style and convey them with Facebook reactions. First patient of the day: I get to squeeze a BIG...

Is your canine companion at risk of turning into a chilly dog? It is important to know how cold is TOO cold to leave your dog outside. In this episode of Ask Dr. Andy, we tackle this important pet health...

I lost a patient this past weekend. I don’t know why and I will likely never know, as the owners of the dog decided not to have a necropsy to find out. They blame me, however. This would not be the first...

When you have an important message, say it with Adele. The Northeast Ohio SPCA teamed up to create this parody, “Hello from the Shelter Side,” reminding us all that shelter pets need our support…...

  Veterinary medicine is comprised of a lot of different personality types. In many ways, it is why I love my job – I am surrounded by people of varying backgrounds, plenty of whom had entire previous...

Welcome to There, I Said It- a column where we give you, the reader, a chance to get something off your chest in an anonymous fashion. Be it embarrassing, frustrating, or just something you didn’t...

  I read an interesting post today on my social media page. It said: “I continue to see rescues treat people in a way that will sadly keep irresponsible breeders and pet stores in business.” Before...