Today is the day! You have an interview with the hospital you’ve always wanted to work at. You’ve picked the perfect outfit and you are having a great hair day. An in person interview is your first...

Do dogs eat grass because they’re going to vomit? In this new episode of Ask Dr. Andy, Dr. Andy Roark answers this common question. Want to learn more about your pet? Subscribe to the Cone of Shame...

Don’t worry, I’m not going to try and convince you to vote for a particular candidate. From what I can tell, all of our Facebook friends are doing a bangup job of that all on their own. In...

It feels great when pet owners show their appreciation for our work as veterinary professionals. However, when gifts are involved, there’s no denying that sometimes things can range from amazingly...

  Negativity is like ringworm. Sometimes it’s so subtle you can’t see it. Just knowing you’ve been exposed to it can make you itchy. And sometimes you don’t know you have it till it breaks...

Veterinarians are professionals that work with animals. Usually sick animals. There are often multiple body fluids involved. This creates a tension in us. How do I dress professionally, knowing full well...

From savings plans to pet insurance, there are ways to prepare for the cost of veterinary care. In this new episode of Cone of Shame, Dr. Andy Roark discusses 5 strategies for managing the cost of caring...

I was looking for a fight.  The client knew it and was calling me out on it.  I had been angry since the moment I dialed the phone. “Hi, it’s Dr. Smith from the animal hospital.  I hear there’s...

Working in veterinary medicine becomes a part of our lives. @skrinkletoes shared a story on Instagram that shows just how much it also becomes a part of our vocabulary. “When I was pregnant, I...

After my divorce, I had to trade in a car I really loved for something less expensive. There were several people who would have gone to the dealership with me, but I chose to go alone. As luck would have...