by Robin Dettman, DVM   Each day I come to work I think I truly have been blessed To work with dogs and cats and more A joy I have confessed. And though I love my job its true to see God’s...

  Hopefully you have a veterinarian who you really like. Maybe even love. (But when I say love, I do not mean love, because that is another problem.) The veterinarian-client-patient relationship is...

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...

  When was the last time you thought about how wonderful it is to be exhausted? I don’t mean “tired.” I mean mentally, physically, and emotionally wiped out.   Last week was hectic at the...

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...