This content is sponsored by Petplan.  Working in ER is tough but exhilarating- as Forrest Gump himself once said about a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get (in that case,...

Vet techs: Could your day be ruined in just 5 words? We headed to the @DrAndyRoark Instagram to find out. Here are the simple phrases you said would destroy your shift. 1. “Don’t worry, he...

Recently I experienced a family tragedy. My 22 year old little sister was killed in a freak accident while I was away at school in the Caribbean. I cannot tell you how profound this event has been for...

In this article we are going to get a little bit personal. Not telling you the color of my underwear personal, but close. In the past month or so I have had two run-ins with the hospital (human hospitals.)     One...

  I lost a patient today, a sweet little critter who was very well loved by his family. He was an older rabbit who died during surgery. I knew he was a poor anesthetic candidate. Rabbits don’t...

I heart science. It’s a huge part of why I’m in this field. I like that there are causes and affects and rules and explanations. I’m a total fangirl when it comes to evidence-based medicine and I...

I am undyingly passionate about providing support for those in the field struggling in a toxic work environment. I run a Facebook group with the intent of being there for those in the field who need an...

Every veterinarian knows the feeling. The sinking pit feeling that you get when a certain client shows up on the schedule, or calls with a legitimate illness concern with their favorite pet.  Its not...

Sometimes we need some inspiration. Luckily, the founding attendees of the Uncharted Veterinary Conference have 5 bits of advice to help you succeed in veterinary business. 1. Don’t fear change. 2....

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....