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Vet Student: Are you ready to be a public figure?

Posted by Cari Wise on Feb 4, 2016 8:00:00 AM


Vet Student, ready or not, as your veterinary career develops, your anonymity diminishes.   For extroverted veterinarians the blurred personal/professional line is less distressing.

Introverted veterinarians, however, may find the extra attention to be more than they bargained for.

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Topics: Clinics, Stress Management, Client Situations, Career

Corporate Veterinary Practice Pros & Cons

Posted by Cari Wise on Feb 2, 2016 8:00:00 AM


Veterinary practice “chains” have been described as both the death of our profession, and the security of its future. The debate is heated making the decision to pursue, or not to pursue, corporate practice employment a challenge for new veterinary graduates.

We’ve put together a collection of important points to consider when choosing the practice that is best for you.

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Topics: Clinics, Career, Management, Compensation

5 Ways To Spend Your Summer Vacation Wisely

Posted by Jessica Gramlich on Dec 4, 2015 11:18:00 AM

It's only December and Summer is far far away, but it's never too early to start thinking about what you might want to do with your Summer vacation. Some veterinary students are already set in their plans for the summer. Others may be just beginning to consider their options for what they might do to fill their time. For those with a long Winter break you may be able to apply some of these ideas to your extended time off.  If you need something to keep your brain from turning completely to mush and to help bulk up your CV, here are a list of popular ideas to help:

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Topics: Clinics, NAVLE, Internship

Increasing Feline Examinations in Practice?

Posted by Jessica Gramlich on Oct 26, 2015 8:00:11 AM

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but almost every veterinary journal and magazine in the past 12 months has had an article about how to encourage cat owners to bring their pets in for routine wellness exams. Why is this? Is cat care really in crisis?

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Topics: Clinics, Communication

A New Way to Practice Painful Procedures

Posted by Jessica Gramlich on Oct 5, 2015 10:06:44 AM

Animal use for scientific advancements is a controversial subject. Many people are against animal testing but still reap the benefits of these medical advancements every day, which makes for a long winded ethical discussion. There will always be debate over those frog dissections in high school and animal testing for cosmetics. As a veterinarian whose main goal is to save animal lives it can be an emotional challenge to hurt one animal even though the justification is that you will be able to help other animals in the future.

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Topics: Clinics, Surgery

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