“Veterinary clinics don’t care about animals anymore, they only care about making money.” People have been saying that a lot lately and it makes me upset because it simply is...


When I was in my second year of my veterinary technician program, we received a new group of dogs from one of our shelter partners. To my surprise, in amongst all the loveable mutts...


Vet Tech Week is arguably one of the best weeks of the year. It competes only with that one week in February where I trialed the “pizza for breakfast” diet. So what are...


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I recently had to use my stern voice. You know the one. It started with a “ma’am” because I feel like that sets the tone. Then I got my hand movements involved. A little bit...


It was a typical busy night in the ICU. Patients were coming in several at a time, procedures were piling up and multiple animals needed to be hospitalized for immediate treatments....


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This week on the Cone…Drake is an 8yo MN Labrador Retriever with an upper right 4th premolar slab fracture. I’m asking the amazing Dr. Donnell Hansen “How do...


I was sitting drinking my coffee this morning, talking to my family, and trying to come up with an idea for the blog. Both of my adult children were home and we were chatting...


I have this theory and I have tested it extensively. Simply put, there is a limit to how many questions I can answer in a day. Personally, I am able to answer 76.5 questions, before...


I have been practicing veterinary medicine for nearly 17 years. I graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003, a starry-eyed 24-year-old ready...


We had been on vacation, the husband and I. It was January. We love snow. So, to Minnesota, we went. It was good to be away from work, the gaggle of dogs and cats we had accumulated...


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