I am a Registered Veterinary Technician. I work in emergency and critical care, working every day to care for people’s companion animals.   RVTs will relieve their patient’s pain, perform...

What is it like to work in a veterinary clinic? You’ll never eat a hot meal (and some days you won’t eat at all). You’ll never have time to go to the bathroom. You’ll smell all day...

There is no doubt that veterinary technicians do a lot to keep veterinarians on track and hospitals running smoothly. No one is perfect, though. In this DVM360.com video, Drs. Andy Roark & Dave Nicol...

I have a recurring dream.  I’m back in school and finals are coming up.  I haven’t been to class once all semester.  I haven’t read a single book, taken a single quiz or submitted a single paper. ...

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...

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 love being a veterinarian and I love what we stand for – using science to provide the best health care and to maximize the welfare of all the animals. Veterinary medicine has come...

If there’s one thing we’re passionate about here at DrAndyRoark.com, it’s how to stay happy- at work as well as home. We get lots of questions about how to maintain healthy professional...

  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...

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...