Does veterinary practice ever feel like a freaky episode of "Black Mirror"? It's often the clients. (Nope, it’s always the clients. Love 'em, but what the what?!) Here are six tales readers shared with us. Warning: The first story is dark ...
Here's your complete guide to sexual harassment, whether you're an employer, victim or bystander. From personal accounts to professional advice, find out how the profession can fight back—and find beauty in the strength of the words, "Me too."
To keep peace in a client’s home, can a veterinarian and veterinary team massage the truth about what really happened to a pet? Euthanasia, accidents and marijuana play big parts in this month’s ethical dilemma.
In the latest installment of "Old School, New School," we ask the question: Where's the line between appropriately righteous indignation about pet owners' choices and getting really judgy about those choices? Dr. Codger and Dr. Greenskin seem to differ. Where do you fall?
Every pet and client have a story, and you become a part of their story the minute they enter your practice. Here’s a closer look at narrative medicine—a fast-growing medical field with the goal of understanding the stories of those around you—and how it can help your patients, your clients and even you.
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.