Is this how it happened? Someone thought, “Gee, I’d like to hang out with some cute goats today. But I really should do some yoga. Do I have to choose? Maybe I could…” Even in our profession, sometimes we feel locked into choices that don’t necessarily exactly suit our desires so we have to compromise.
“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein Check out this blog post I wrote for VetPartners and learn more about the added value relief veterinarians can bring to practices. Ideas, comments, and questions are always welcome! What added services do you provide as a relief veterinarian? We’d
Texas relief veterinarian Dr. Leah Myles is early in her career but has already learned how to keep her cup full. She’s found that relief practice is a great way to balance work, family life, hobbies, and exploration of other professional goals. Read on to learn more about Leah and check out her impressive Relief
What a fun night throwing back some cocktails with Dr. Jeff Klemens in Las Vegas at the WVC conference in February. You remember. When we could gather, enjoy each other’s company less than 6 feet apart, and communicate with a full range of facial expressions. Let me tell you, this guy is great company and
Dear Practice Owner, We are both small business owners, colleagues, community members, and as veterinarians, stewards of public health. We have a wonderful symbiotic relationship and I rely on you for my livelihood. You keep me in business by trusting me to care for your practice as needed, and I help you take breaks or keep up with extra
I know I’m a relief vet, but I’m going to say it anyway. The relief vet community is amazing. And this coronavirus situation is proving the truth of this statement. Relief vets are well suited to handle this moment with grace and professionalism. It’s a moment that requires flexibility – got it, collegiality – yep,
I received a text yesterday from an awesome relief vet friend of mine who lives in a COVID-19 hot zone. Taking into consideration frequent contact with her elderly grandparents, she was flirting with the idea of canceling her scheduled relief shifts for the next few weeks to socially distance herself from the pet-owning public and
We have a stray gray tabby to thank for giving the veterinary profession the gift of Dr. Lorin Lawrence. From multi-doctor practice owner to relief vet, read on to learn about his journey and get some interesting ideas on what to carry with you on relief gigs! *** What inspired you to become a veterinarian?
I just returned from the VMX conference in Orlando, FL where Relief Rover was one of 26 companies invited to display a booth in the exhibit hall’s Start-Up Circle section. Of those 26 companies, 5 were picked to participate in a pitch competition sponsored by Leap Venture Academy and NAVC. The contestants had the opportunity
I’m the type of person who loves new beginnings. It’s not so much starting over, because that sounds like there’s no forward motion. Rather, it’s taking a fresh perspective with the benefit of all the insight previously gained. And although I’ve traversed a few rough patches where I couldn’t wait to press the reset button,