You ever have one of those moments where you immediately wish you could go back in time two minutes and grab your iPhone? I just had one of those this weekend. I am really good at listing all my faults...

  There’s a liar that lives inside us all. The conniving, evil voice in our heads that tells us we’re not good enough, or that we need to be afraid, or that something bad is coming, or that we’re...

A couple of years ago, I heard about an alternative to the New Year’s Resolution.  Instead of making a list of resolutions that will likely be broken by February (something I am very guilty of), you...

Can I be a SuperVet and have a Superlife? The latest Tweet from #SuperVet would suggest no, you can’t. @SupervetNF is a friend and colleague. I admire him for many reasons, but his latest tweet got...

A recent discussion about online reviews led me to an epiphany. I think much of the mental health crisis in veterinary medicine stems from feelings of helplessness. We are consistently at the mercy of...

In the midst of the emotional trials of the start of my small animal rotating internship, I needed a way to escape on my days off. The siren song of binge watching mindless television was inescapable,...

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...

When I have a patient in the hospital, here are my requirements: – They have to have pain control – They have to have food – They have to be well hydrated – They have to be eliminating...

Dr. Andy Roark spoke at my veterinary school graduation. I remember being inspired by his words; his advice and wishes for our future were so…right, so applicable, so funny. Now, I don’t remember anything...

I often think of the things that drove me from private practice. The unpredictable hours, physical strain, abusive and manipulative people all played a part in my decision to limit the time I spend in...