Six months ago an adorable French Bulldog puppy named Murphy came to see me to be neutered. He jumped excitedly, licking my face and wagging his entire body along with his cork-screw tail.  He was like...

  This post is sponsored by Merial. Once upon a time, in a long-ago place where you could still find rotary phones and mustard yellow was an acceptable color to wear, people found veterinary clinics...

  In February of 2014 Dr. Shirley Koshi committed suicide.  I didn’t know her, but she was one of us. I investigated every story written about the situation for the months following her death....

Does Hilton have the best customer service, hire the right people or are there just nice people in this world? I heard the words I never wished to hear again: “Your Mother has had a brain bleed.  We...

Welcome to There, I Said It- a column where we give you, the reader, a chance to get something off your chest in an anonymous fashion. Be it embarrassing, frustrating, or just something you didn’t...

It starts early. At least it did for me. I had decided to be a veterinarian when I was very young. Before I understood anything about money or the fact that the reason you work is related to making an...

Whenever we lose a member of our profession to suicide, and it happens with an astonishing level of frequency, our community gathers to mourn. “She was such a caring person. He was so proud of this...

Many define the ‘Millennial Generation’ as those having been born sometime in the 1980’s through the 90’s. This generation is used to instant results, changing technology and an...

  I’m a practice owner, and I LOVE it! While I’m new to this practice owner thing, I’m not new to business. Nonetheless, I wonder some days why I do not experience compassion fatigue...

  I’ve been out of veterinary school for almost ten years now and just like back then, I occasionally get asked why I chose animal medicine over human medicine. Some of the reasons may have...