Today I saved a litter of kittens I’ve euthanized a thousand times. And it felt amazing.   I was the director of veterinary services at a municipal open admission shelter for over two years....

By Bash Halow LVT CVPM   Does the language you use reflect how involved you are in your work … and in your life? Promising something you can’t deliver by means of a mindless platitude is a mistake...

Looking for new ways to drive your veterinarian over the edge? Take a look at this short video so you can be “that client.” ...

On your first day working with pets, you are given four gifts. Three are dogs; one is a sled. The three dogs are named Giving, Happiness, and Stability. The sled is called Life. Giving represents what...

  An excerpt from: Lucky Dog: How Being A Veterinarian Saved My Life by: Dr. Sarah Boston As veterinarians, one of the options that we are able to provide is humane euthanasia. I believe this is...

By: Cherie Buisson DVM   Human beings are very intelligent, but we can also be stubborn as mules. One of the hardest things we face is not jumping to conclusions in the face of certain events, and...

By: Tobie Faith DVM   On Monday, I took a call from a hysterical client. On Sunday she went to the ER because her Dachshund was having severe pain. They diagnosed cervical (neck) pain and sent her...

By: Jennifer Shepherd DVM   I am a veterinarian. This means, among other things, I am primarily a scientist and a compassionate caregiver. The scientist in me always needs to know.   I need...

By: Kathryn A. Hughes MD   “A good surgeon has the eye of an eagle, the heart of a lion, and the hand of a woman…”– 15th Century English Proverb   #ILookLikeASurgeon, a new hashtag on...

These are crazy times, both in general (beyond scope of this blog) and in veterinary medicine (will try to focus on this). Veterinary medicine has changed drastically in the past 20 years and I feel like...