Every veterinarian knows the feeling. The sinking pit feeling that you get when a certain client shows up on the schedule, or calls with a legitimate illness concern with their favorite pet.  Its not...

I’m full of compassion. It hurts. It truly hurts. I’m not running out of it. I’m not failing to care about my job but I am running out of patience for people who should care and they don’t.   As...

Sometimes we need some inspiration. Luckily, the founding attendees of the Uncharted Veterinary Conference have 5 bits of advice to help you succeed in veterinary business. 1. Don’t fear change. 2....

There is a goat that lives on a farm that is thousands of acres. The goat’s purpose is to serve as a roping practice animal for a teenaged girl who does rodeo. When he is not doing that, which is not...

I’m a fierce feminist. I stand for equal pay, more female CEOs, paid maternity leave, standing against rape culture and the objectification of women, and for women having autonomy over our own bodies....

If there’s one thing the #HeyDrAndy hashtag on Instagram is proving, it’s that vet med isn’t all puppies and kittens. Check out the unique patients veterinary professionals around the...

For as much as we as veterinary professionals speak so highly about the desire to support one another, in my experience, that support often comes with conditions. We support those who do what we do, but...

In veterinary medicine, we are seeing more and more issues surrounding our quest for feeling fulfilled. We hear about unrealistic expectations, work/life balance, compassion fatigue, burn out and depression....

I’m sitting here, and I can’t work because I’m weeping at the end of “A League of Their Own”. It doesn’t help that I’m feeling nostalgic and that the aged Geena Davis character resembles...

Last weekend was the first annual Uncharted Veterinary Conference in Greenville, SC. The #UVC2017 hashtag on Instagram definitely confirmed something: the attendees knew how to survive a veterinary conference! 1)...