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What Not to do on Vet School Summer Break

Posted by Cari Wise on May 26, 2016 at 6:40 AM

As you know, Vet School is a full time job.  For months at a time you eat, drink, sleep and dream veterinary anatomy, physiology, parasites, viruses, bacteria, etc., etc., etc..  The list goes on and on.  

For some of you, summer brings a long-awaited break.  For others, those breaks from classes take place at different times of the year.  Regardless of when it occurs, there are some things you just should not do during your time off.

Therefore, we've compiled a list of 3 Vet School Summer Break No-No's to help you use your time wisely.

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Topics: NAVLE, Career, Vet Student, Vet School

Veterinarian Spotlight: Dr. Caitlin DeWilde

Posted by Cari Wise on May 18, 2016 at 5:31 AM

Dr. Caitlin DeWilde is the owner of The Social DVM, LLC, a small consulting firm specializing in veterinary-specific social media, digital marketing and online reputation. She also practices at a small animal practice in St. Louis.  

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Topics: Career, SpotlightVeterinarian, Veterinarian Spotlight

Check out these Alternative Careers for Vets

Posted by Cari Wise on April 5, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Are you a Vet Student questioning if veterinary practice is for you? Or a practicing veterinarian ready to do something different?  

We've compiled a list of career alternatives you might not realize veterinary school prepared you for!


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Topics: Career, Vet Student

Don't be Fooled, Vet Student!

Posted by Cari Wise on April 1, 2016 at 7:56 AM

By now you have probably figured out that veterinary medicine is a combination of medical science and detective work!   With experience, your ability to diagnose based on clinical signs, presenting complaints, and owner information alone will improve.  

But don't be fooled, Vet Student!  Below are two examples of medical conditions that can be misdiagnosed if diagnostic work-ups are skipped and the "likely choices" are assumed!

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Topics: Career, Differentials, Communication, Toxicity, Vet Student, Client Situations

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