Melanie Kramer

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I have been thinking a lot about one of my favorite stories. It’s over 2,000 years old and is as relevant today as even before. It’s called the Parable of the Chinese Farmer. Here’s how it goes: There...

Dear COVID-19, I could have never imagined you would bring so much fear, uncertainty and change in the lives of thousands of people including myself. I was in Asheville doing my last externship when...

This week on the Cone… The amazing Dr. Marie Holowaychuk and Dr. Andy Roark discuss martyr status in vet medicine and how we need to stop competing to be the most burned out. Original...

I’m a sucker for a good story. I love mythology. I love superhero movies. I love odysseys and sagas and epics from Homer to Neil Gaiman, Aesop to Joseph Campbell, Scheherazade to Stan Lee. I...

One of the big questions that veterinary teams have been getting from pet parents during the COVID-19 pandemic is, “How much pet food should I have on hand?” Given the current state of this global...

If you had dinner with a group of veterinarians in any given year B.C. (Before COVID-19), you probably heard variations on these stories: The one about the client who wanted his pet treated but didn’t...

Do you ever have those *headdesk* moments where you just can’t understand why something was branded a certain way? I feel that way about #socialdistancing. Don’t worry, I understand the concept and...

I have a confession that I’m not proud of: This week I went through my first round of serious coronavirus related anxiety. Even though I’ve been living in a country with the disease for over 2 months,...

When her number one “veterinary celebrity” is already booked, Veterinary Anesthesia Nerds Podcast host Tasha McNerney asks her ol’ friend Dr. Andy Roark to be a guest on the podcast....

It has been a life-changing week in Northern Minnesota. Less than a month ago, COVID-19 was known only as “The Corona Virus” and thought to be a disease of foreign countries on the other side...