Back in ancient times shortly after vet school graduation, I sat to dinner with a recently minted MD and we commiserated about people giving us a hard time about our ages.   “I grew a...

I have worked in veterinary medicine for 15 years. It has been an amazing journey, and during this time I have met, connected and formed friendships with many of my colleagues. These colleagues have shared...

Recently someone asked me what is the worst part about my job as an RVT. I’m sure they were expecting me to say something about euthanasias, but really, the worst part is having to listen to clients...

It had been a bad month. There were staffing issues, including an employee with a serious dog bite injury. Our basement flooded, creating a big mess. A flu-like virus struck the whole family one at a time...

Getting a cancer diagnosis for your dog can be overwhelming. In this video, Drs. Andy Roark and Sue Ettinger discuss the five mistakes you should avoid while navigating this difficult situation. Check...

Dear Emergency Room Pet Owner, Your pet is sick or hurt and you’ve just been told that you are going to have to leave him in the hospital overnight. You’re scared, you’re worried, you’re...

“It only gets worse after you graduate,” a practicing veterinarian once told me. “You have real patients to take care of with real legal consequences if you screw up – things were way simpler in...

Veterinary professionals obviously rock. We headed to the @DrAndyRoark Instagram to see what your veterinary rock band would be called. Here are 7 of our favs. 1. Vetallica  @melanie.combs via GIPHY   2.The...

I am officially angry. This feeling is one that does not come to me lightly. I might get fired up about things that are important to me but I don’t consider myself someone who lets anger creep into my...

Cats, dogs and fireworks don’t mix. In this video, Dr. Roark explains why. ...