When was the last time you thought about how wonderful it is to be exhausted? I don’t mean “tired.” I mean mentally, physically, and emotionally wiped out.   Last week was hectic at the...

By: Shawn Finch, DVM   From my friend, Andy Roark, “Write about something you are passionate about.” How fun! How open-ended! I could write anything! I couldn’t wait to get started! “This...

by: Andy Roark DVM, MSc   On Sunday, June 7, veterinarian Austin Ayars died in an accident on his family farm. I’ve never even met him, but I have struggled with his death ever since I heard about...

By: Andy Roark DVM MSc I’m not going to post the graphic photo that goes along with these twisted words. If you are interested, it’s not hard to find. The image of the dead cat and the smiling human...

  I messed up. I missed a tumor in my own veterinary technician’s dog. How did I let this happen? How did I fail Smokey and Amanda? Smokey was my inspiration for a new cancer awareness program...

It just happened again. The little head-shaped silhouette in the top left corner of my Facebook page lit up, and a wonderful pet owner I recently helped reached out to be my online friend. I have seen...

  This year, the most popular thing I put out was not an article. It was a kooky video I did on a lark for DVM360. I decided it should still be included in the top 3 since, well, you folks seem to...