Melanie Kramer

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I have a naughty dog. His name is Skipper and no, he is not a puppy. He is also not “going through a phase” as I told myself (and my family) for way too long. He is simply naughty by nature and living...

We hear so often about how toxic our work environment can be. Yes, we all know about the clients who can tear us down, but a larger and harder part of our field is when our own bosses or peers do it....

No one can argue that 2020 hasn’t been challenging. If you are like me, you may have found yourself reflecting on your life while hiding in the closet from your children. Sorry, I mean reflecting...

NEW WORKSHOP!! Clients get angry. Sometimes there are good reasons for it, and sometimes there are not. Regardless, you and your veterinary team are going to have to have to de-fuse these fury bombs when...

Are you ready for this truth bomb? Veterinary Behaviorists aren’t just for bad dogs! I know, I know, a radical concept. The truth is, after fighting with my cat, who’s too smart, too fast,...

If you take a moment and think about it, I’ll bet you could start a long list of things you have learned about being a veterinary technician because of working through a global pandemic. Did you learn...

NEW WORKSHOP!! Are you a cat guru in the making who wants to learn the most advanced tips, tricks and hacks for positively medicating cats? Are you worried about members of your staff being bitten...

There is no doubt that the last few months have been incredibly difficult for all of us. From having to pivot not only in our personal lives but for many of us, also our professional lives, the last few...

Cone of Shame Episode 7: Scarf and Barf Cats (HDYTT) In this episode of the Cone of Shame Veterinary Podcast, Dr. Andy Roark sits down with feline behavior consultant Ingrid Johnson to talk about...

Are you a person who thrives on routine? Someone who enjoys the comfort of a day to day regiment that is predictable and somewhat comforting? I am! I have worked in the same location for almost...