Jessica Vogelsang DVM

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I’m full of compassion. It hurts. It truly hurts. I’m not running out of it. I’m not failing to care about my job but I am running out of patience for people who should care and they don’t.   As...

There is a goat that lives on a farm that is thousands of acres. The goat’s purpose is to serve as a roping practice animal for a teenaged girl who does rodeo. When he is not doing that, which is not...

I’m a fierce feminist. I stand for equal pay, more female CEOs, paid maternity leave, standing against rape culture and the objectification of women, and for women having autonomy over our own bodies....

For as much as we as veterinary professionals speak so highly about the desire to support one another, in my experience, that support often comes with conditions. We support those who do what we do, but...

In veterinary medicine, we are seeing more and more issues surrounding our quest for feeling fulfilled. We hear about unrealistic expectations, work/life balance, compassion fatigue, burn out and depression....

I’m sitting here, and I can’t work because I’m weeping at the end of “A League of Their Own”. It doesn’t help that I’m feeling nostalgic and that the aged Geena Davis character resembles...

Perhaps in no other societal system [The United States of America] is this positive view of codependent behavior more evident than in the health care system. The health profession, with its emphasis on...

Veterinary medicine is an exciting field with every day being different from all the others.  You never know what’s going to happen, and that’s part of the reason I signed up for this job. ...

I want you to imagine a scenario. Let’s say you’re in charge of bringing snacks for an annual work party. You decide to make your favorite cupcakes. You spend hours gathering ingredients, mixing them...

Have you ever taken a step back and wondered what others think about you as a colleague? Do you consider yourself kind, giving, patient, considerate of others, and respectful or is it all about you, everyone...