One of the hardest things about being a doctor is constantly being told you are wrong. Our clients tell us that Dr. Google, the breeder or their mother says so. Our colleagues debate online as...

By: Samantha Toy, RVT   When you’re fresh out of school, you think you’re prepared for the world of veterinary medicine. Years later, you realize you had NO IDEA what you were getting yourself...

By: Donald Consla, DVM   Avett found me about 6 years ago when I was at Roche Park. He didn’t have a microchip or license. I ran a “Found Dog” ad in the newspaper with no response....

We all tend to have a slightly glamorous vision of veterinary careers. We like to imagine ourselves changing the lives of every client, patient and stray animal that crosses our path every single day. Then...

  Bay Ridge Animal Hospital in Annapolis, Maryland, has come up with a Swift way to encourage people to use flea prevention: they made a video Taylored to pet owners. The video’s no love story,...

  Listen, your veterinarian really really wants to talk to you about something. This seems like a good time to show you what it is.       ...

  If you work in veterinary medicine, some of this may ring a bell. I hope it’s a faint bell, and that you’re loving the progress we’re making in how we take care of pets.       ...

Years ago, I worked for a small animal clinic in Fleming Island, Florida. The area was becoming more developed, but there was still a lot of rural area around, with a majority of old country folks living...

It starts when we are children.  We’re not allowed to say “No.”  We must hug our Aunt, eat our food, brush our teeth, and go to bed . Yes, children need to obey, but are we pushing things too far?...

I just read yet another article on Compassion Fatigue passed along by yet another vet who has considered giving up the PROFESSION over job-related stress. While that might sound silly to some people, it’s...