Happy Valentines Day! Remember when you looked at a colleague that started dating someone in the veterinary industry with shock and horror? Well, I’m here to tell you why dating a fellow veterinary professional...

One story circling social media is “The Story of Two Wolves”. In this story a boy walks with an elder and begins telling of a struggle. Two wolves are fighting within him. The first wolf is made up...

There’s a lot of ways to promote Pet Dental Health Month at your practice, but Frontier Veterinary Hospital in Hillsboro, OR has really upped the pun factor. Check out their creative veterinary signs...

  We skirt the cage this tiger circles in.  We’ve been taught over decades to walk carefully around this topic and its people like they are in the middle of a mandala and the path is egg shells. ...

Cats often get the short end of the stick when it comes to veterinary care. More than half don’t receive yearly exams, according to some studies, and are often under-diagnosed with conditions such...

Last week I worked with a freshly-minted veterinary nurse who recently joined our practice. Anna has all the skills she needs and an attitude and work ethic that I admire. I’m thrilled she joined our...

1. Putting ourselves last. We all care immensely about our jobs. We care for our patients, clients and coworkers. But we often put ourselves last on the list. We must find ways to put ourselves first....

“You’re always so happy, how do you do it?” the client asked me as I examined her dog.   “Good acting,” I half-quipped. This day in particular had me believing my happy face was nothing...

When I went away to college at Mississippi State University, I was a wreck. I’d never been away from home. Though I fell in love with the campus the second I set foot on it, being left alone there was...

  It’s tempting after a long week, or even on a Monday to huddle around leftover cake in the break room like it’s a life raft, or the bar a block away to talk about how it would be different...