Compassion fatigue is a real and dangerous threat to the health of veterinary professionals and their patients, but Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Veterinary Technician Becky Murray of Veterinary Specialty Center has mapped out a guide for healthy coping.
When our veterinary hospital has an opening, job applicants flood in. They can’t seem to resist our website and our social media pages that show off (honestly) our support of local community, care for patients and teamwork.
Aaaaaaah! You’re the star of a horror flick that takes place in your veterinary hospital, with the demons and creeps played by some awful coworkers. But you can survive! Learn about the hairy problems these fiends put you in and whether their thoughtless or malicious behavior is bullying, harassment or just really, really annoying.
Kindness and positivity in the workplace aren’t schmaltzy, starry-eyed ideals—they’re necessities if you want to perform your best. Here’s what the dvm360 editors have been reading, watching and doing to up their kindness quotient.
You’re a good person. Your team members are good people. Clients ready to pick a fight don’t have to bring down your whole veterinary practice’s mood. Get some perspective, laugh about it, and get through it.