I’d like to correct a logical error we, as veterinarians, have been making, that we should look at as more of a typo. In veterinary medicine we should change the spelling of alone to allone. I have...

It starts early. At least it did for me. I had decided to be a veterinarian when I was very young. Before I understood anything about money or the fact that the reason you work is related to making an...

I have a confession to make: Practicing veterinary medicine is not my favorite thing to do. It’s hard sometimes, being surrounded by people who say things like “It’s my calling”...

Whenever we lose a member of our profession to suicide, and it happens with an astonishing level of frequency, our community gathers to mourn. “She was such a caring person. He was so proud of this...

      You have decided to go to veterinary school. Maybe you are still in high school or have gotten to that point in undergrad where you are applying our wondrous world. Because the market...

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...

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...

  It’s Friday night, and your dog is having an emergency. He got into your garbage, and you’re not sure what he ate. You’re panicking. Or maybe it’s Sunday afternoon, and you’re thinking...

  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...