I read an NAVTA article suggesting that the veterinary field isn’t short on technicians; rather, technicians are not staying in the field. Recent studies show that a newly licensed technician typically...

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...

Sometimes we tell ourselves lies to make life easier. We say things like, “I was walking in and out of exam rooms all day long. That counts as exercise,” or “There’s a ban on cellphones in the...

I met a young technician once who was at the end of her rope at work: “I work with three doctors, and they’re out of control!” she said, desperate to get some advice. “They hate each other and...

  This post is sponsored by Merial. Once upon a time, in a long-ago place where you could still find rotary phones and mustard yellow was an acceptable color to wear, people found veterinary clinics...

I don’t know about you, but my introduction to veterinary medicine was rough. I was thrown in, sink or swim. I was expected to know things that I hadn’t been taught. Training was not an option; you...

  Veterinary medicine is comprised of a lot of different personality types. In many ways, it is why I love my job – I am surrounded by people of varying backgrounds, plenty of whom had entire previous...

  I read an interesting post today on my social media page. It said: “I continue to see rescues treat people in a way that will sadly keep irresponsible breeders and pet stores in business.” Before...

  Ever since I watched Doc Brown leap out of a frozen DeLorean and tell Marty McFly they’re going Back….to the Future, I’ve dreamed about all the ways time travel would make my life...

I’ve diagnosed and treated a lot of conjunctivitis in my career as a veterinarian. But, I’ve never had to treat myself for conjunctivitis until this year. What misery! I had no idea inflamed conjunctiva...