Have you ever wondered “why me?” when faced with a tragedy? Do you find the silver lining or do you wallow in self-pity? Everyone deals with tragedy in different ways, but what if you could recognize...

This content is sponsored by Petplan.  Every day 3 trillion dogs (estimation) are hospitalized for the ingestion of different toxins. Sometimes it’s food items, like chocolate, which we can’t...

I am going to write about something uncomfortable for many of us. I myself, have struggled and rewritten this article many times. Veterinary medicine is a very special field. Many of us have gotten into...

Veterinary medicine isn’t just about science. Sometimes it’s about a gut feeling. You know that feeling when you are doing a procedure and things just don’t seem right. Or when you are examining...

Surfing the web today I came across an online review directed at a veterinary hospital and a specific veterinarian in a small community. Reading it made me angry, but then I realized that I don’t have...

I’ve got a problem with the millennial mentality. You’ve heard that before, but this time is different. My problem is not millennials themselves, it’s the mentality about them that bothers me. I...

Last week I was working harder than normal because my two associate veterinarians were away at a summer conference. For part of the week, I was the only doctor working at my very busy hospital. It can...

Sometimes after a big, nasty mass removal, or other messy surgery, I look down at my blood splatted scrubs and think to myself, I sure hope I don’t get pulled over by a cop on the way home. This is often...

This content is sponsored by Petplan.  We’ve all had THOSE days. The ones where everything goes right. The ones where everything goes wrong. The ones where you wonder how long it would take people...