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...

I don’t know about you, but my introduction to veterinary medicine was rough. I was thrown in, sink or swim. I was expected to know things that I hadn’t been taught. Training was not an option; you...

It might sound odd for a veterinarian who writes on how best to use consumer technology in veterinary practices to be talking about employee satisfaction, but it really isn’t.  One of my favorite B-school...

  Veterinary medicine is comprised of a lot of different personality types. In many ways, it is why I love my job – I am surrounded by people of varying backgrounds, plenty of whom had entire previous...

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...

  Veterinarians are a group of motivated, hard working, kick-butt individuals. Most of us spend 12-14 hours at our jobs daily, sometimes only to be on call for the entire night. We are perfectionists...

  My Father was a talented physician. However, he spent his career in public health research and, as such, felt far removed from clinical medical practice. Growing up I always wished he could sign...

  In veterinary school, our ER clinicians had one rule that still sticks with me today: “Never talk badly about the referring DVM to a client.” One important reason for this rule is that the client’s...

  I recently read a Huff Post article entitled “The Real Reason Your Wait at the Doctor’s Office is So Long.” Veterinary Medicine and Human medicine vary in a lot of very meaningful ways, but...

I’ve diagnosed and treated a lot of conjunctivitis in my career as a veterinarian. But, I’ve never had to treat myself for conjunctivitis until this year. What misery! I had no idea inflamed conjunctiva...