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 about ideas concerning...

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 was a purebred Rough...

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 go into answer exhaustion.  I’m...

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 to start the career...

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 (and loved with all...

Today is World Kindness Day. Taglines about kindness are everywhere: “In a world where you can be anything, be kind,” “It doesn’t cost anything to be kind,” and “Practice random acts of kindness”...

How to ace the blame game. 8 questions you need to know.  My daughter trips and drops her lego on the floor. The lego that she just spent 2 hours creating. Immediately she is in a rage and her...

“If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” –Frank A. Clark It’s a wonderful time of year. There’s still nice weather, football is in full swing, and...

Yesterday I received a client’s email that was as interesting as it was disturbing.  I became a life coach for veterinarians because the people in our profession are stressed out, overworked...