Veterinary Professional Holiday Wish List

Veterinary Professional Holiday Wish List

Dr. Crocker Pet Vet here! I polled hundreds of veterinarians and vet students to help you pick the perfect gifts for them this PAWLIDAY! No surprisingly many of the requests revolved around study aids, relaxation devices, and simple financial gifts. Look and give the...
Open Letter

Open Letter

An open letter to my veterinary clients, My child was sick the other day and I had to stay home from work. My staff contacted all my scheduled appointments and moved them to another day. After a long few nights I returned to work and was secretly dreading the catching...
Dream

Dream

Photo by sunnymaysphotography.com   How giving up on my veterinary dream helped me discover my true self. My dream as a five-year-old child was to be an equine veterinarian and I did it. I was the “horse girl” in vet school. I tracked equine, was the SCAAEP...
Boudreaux

Boudreaux

When my husband and I got engaged we agreed I would never bring any pets home without asking him first. That lasted about a month. Then I was presented with an innocuous email saying a local farmer had some Labrador puppies for free that needed a good home. A quick...
Mr. Bobby

Mr. Bobby

I moonlight at the local Emergency Animal Hospital as a relief veterinarian and that is where I met a cat that would open my heart again and make me believe in fate. Mr. Bobby is was your basic black cat with mesmerizing green eyes. He presented to the ER in severe...
Internships

Internships

We are sharpened and refined as we go through trials in life. After 10 years as a veterinarian, I can say that my year as an intern was my most difficult, yet and resulted in the greatest growth. Many studies have shown that while veterinary internships have demanding...