Drs Andy Roark and Dave Nicol speak candidly about the 5 ways technicians fail veterinarians. But let’s face it, number four is difficult for anyone to endure.     ...

Not all vet techs are created equal. I don’t mean this to belittle anyone, or for it to be a bad thing. It’s just a fact. We all start out in this field because we love animals (and very obviously...

  For years we’ve wondered – how do veterinary technicians handle a dozen tasks at once? At last, we have our answer, and they’re not going to be happy the secret is out.     ...

  A conversation I had a few days ago on an Uber ride home started with a common question on what I do for a living. I replied “I am veterinary technician”.   Insert awkward pause here…   “It’s...

Every day, vet techs get to hear fun phrases like “Oh I wish I had your job! I’d love playing with puppies all day!” and “Don’t you want to be a veterinarian?” For all...

  Veterinarians get a lot of credit for keeping pets healthy, but veterinary technicians are often the unsung heroes behind the scenes. If you haven’t hugged a vet tech recently (or respectfully...

Hey veterinarians, good news! Dr. Andy Roark presents a fool-proof guide to keeping your technicians irritated for the whole day! No need to thank us, just make sure you do number six frequently and with...

  Should a veterinarian treat a patient as if the pet were her own?   Last year I was asked to do just this by clients I had just met. But making decisions as if a pet is your own is hard thing...

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  One of the great things about being a vet is hearing the unique stories that make each of our patients special. I love finding out how each pet became a member of the family, especially when that...