We have heard it all before. If you’re feeling burnout at work, do some things to help relieve your stress. Binge a show on Netflix, get a massage, and take a long bubble bath. But, what happens when...

In 2014, I was teetering on the edge. I was burned out and tired of being a vet and I had only been one for five years. I spent a lot of time thinking about what jobs I might do instead, but would always...

We all hear about how we should have hobbies outside of veterinary medicine. It gives us time to decompress or enjoy an activity that isn’t work related. Recently I decided to take up gardening. Just...

I can’t really express in words how much I hate to be criticized. Speaking as a human being, there is little I hate more than being told I’m doing something wrong. Deep down in my heart I detest feedback...

I have been in the field of veterinary medicine for 22+ years. It never fails that when I talk to someone about my job they make the statement “Oh, you get to play with puppies and kittens all day!”...

We need to talk about Feline Injections Site Sarcomas. I will call them FISS from now on. No one really wants to talk about this subject. It makes us uncomfortable. Our whole raison d’etre as veterinarians...

I have two great passions: my family and veterinary medicine. With three children, ages 12, 10, seven and a small animal veterinary practice, life is a juggling act trying to balance my two greatest loves....

This is, in a way, a confession. Some of us have this really great cycle that happens after a long day at work: • We pick fights with our partners about stupid stuff when we get home, even though maybe...

There is a saying in veterinary medicine, “we don’t all live in the ivory tower.” Pretty much all of us know what this means. We learn the best of the best medicine in veterinary school and have...

I’m a Floridian living in Canada. When I went home to visit family last year, my wife and I took a trip to Key West at Thanksgiving. Key West is a magical place, a whole different world in Miami’s...