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...

It starts early. At least it did for me. I had decided to be a veterinarian when I was very young. Before I understood anything about money or the fact that the reason you work is related to making an...

Hairballs happen because cats have barbed tongues, and they swallow hair when they groom themselves or other pets. When hair is ingested, it either goes through your pet’s digestive tract or comes back...

I have a confession to make: Practicing veterinary medicine is not my favorite thing to do. It’s hard sometimes, being surrounded by people who say things like “It’s my calling”...

Careers in veterinary medicine can be rewarding, but sometimes your job stops being the right fit. In this video from DVM360.com, Dr. Andy Roark covers 5 signs that it might be time to quit your job. 1....

This morning, I had the terrible misfortune of seeing a dog escape her human and get hit by a car as she entered the road. The cowardly person that hit her didn’t bother to stop, and I saw the young...

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...

Whenever we lose a member of our profession to suicide, and it happens with an astonishing level of frequency, our community gathers to mourn. “She was such a caring person. He was so proud of this...

Flying with a pet can be a stressful experience for everyone involved, but you can make it successful with a little preparation. In this episode of Ask Dr. Andy, Dr. Andy Roark covers seven steps that...

Many define the ‘Millennial Generation’ as those having been born sometime in the 1980’s through the 90’s. This generation is used to instant results, changing technology and an...