If you take emotional responsibility for everyone else's problems, putting their monkeys on your back and in your mind, you'll have a hard time finding room for your own needs at the end of the veterinary workday.
Caring for pets in their final moments is a frequent reality for veterinary professionals. Here are 30 of the most raw, poignant, honest and sometimes rueful confessions to highlight this special responsibility you have to your patients.
Difficult dermatology diagnoses mean serious digging for the veterinary team. And sometimes, a clear path to success isn’t visible. Use these dos and don’ts the next time you guide pet owners through a derm visit.
Hello, drama! Rhonda the receptionist's toxic relationship with Taylor the technician erupts in real time in front of a veterinary client. Check out this interactive choose-your-own adventure story. Can these relationships be saved?
Feline heartworm has been diagnosed in all 50 states, and it was important enough the American Association of Feline Practitioners crafted an entire campaign about it. So why don't veterinary technicians talk about preventive care as much as they could?
To save a kitten, a veterinary technician like me can't help but share good advice to see the veterinarian, whether it's in the feed store, the grocery store or anywhere. But sometimes trying to help just gets you a slap in the face (not literally).