Melanie Kramer

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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...

There’s an ongoing trend in the adoption space that started when Hurricane Katrina occurred and so many pets were left homeless: the southern states continually have a large surplus of shelter animals...

As a puppy bounded into the office, their owner several yards away. The pup walked up to another dog then began to play. The other dog was scared and growled as the pup would flip and skip. And...

Courtesy: The showing of politeness in one’s attitude and behavior toward others. I am only one person. The world does not revolve around me. I am a small part of this universe. I was raised...

Veterinarians are a tough crowd. We are high achieving, motivated, soft-hearted smart people who put a lot of emphasis on getting it right. Who doesn’t do a happy dance when you confirm the Demodex...

Today’s climate has a lot of people doing their part to educate themselves and fight against a social pandemic: racism. And it has been encouraging to see. But alongside education and vague statements...

My ethnic identity can be elusive to others.
Sometimes when people first meet me, I can see a search in their eyes, trying to place it. People have guessed I was from a variety of countries and regions...

Telemedicine has been the greatest COVID silver lining for me. (I mean, other than shaving my head and rediscovering the bidet during the great TP shortage.) Telemedicine has been the greatest professional...