As the saying goes, “we live where you vacation”, and Dr. Carlyn Zylstra would love to take you up on that offer! This Washington based, Alaska licensed, inspiring veterinarian has both Nevada and Florida in her sights. She has learned to reinvent her childhood dreams – to take hold of the anxiety and fear that
Just add water, and you will likely find Dr. Dave Hunt. Remote? Sure. Extreme temperatures? Absolutely! From Wyoming to Utah, Alaska to Montana and Idaho, and the Caribbean to his latest adventure in Hawaii, this dedicated veterinarian has found the perfect work/life balance. Dogs, cats, raptors, dart guns and stallions fill his time in between
A successful career in business research and import/export. An undergrad degree in social work. An MBA. With veterinary medicine persistently crossing her path, Christine Longo finally became the veterinarian the universe knew her to be at the young age of 40! A technologically savvy person who sees stars when clinics are fully computerized, this horseback
Can you play the fiddle? Well, neither can Dr. Brianna Harris, but she will one day! Living a guilt-free life, Dr. Harris has discovered her calling to alleviate burnout both for herself and for her colleagues as best she can. This Longmont, Colorado local embraces the general practice relief life, loves mentoring, and knows the
With Thanksgiving two days away, it’s hard not to reflect on the year like no other. The tragedy of the pandemic, a historic election, and civil unrest within an imperfect democracy coming to grips with injustice has made even the notion of being thankful challenging to grasp. As an industry and profession, veterinary medicine has
Naughty dogs do have all the fun! This Salt Lake City based emergency and surgical aficionado also runs a relief company called Bad Dog Veterinary Relief Services. While appreciating a streamlined workflow, Dr. Arshiya Sayeed-Smith also loves the exhilaration that last minute calls and emergency surgery bring. Understanding the importance of a first impression, she
Whoever said that a degree in Philosophy and Art History wouldn’t lead to a prolific and fulfilling scientific career? Whether it’s within general practice, shelter medicine, or emergency, Dr. Kate Swindell is a veterinarian who loves being a chameleon and blending in with a variety of environments. This multi-state licensed Chicago city slicker and Colorado
I’m singing with delight to introduce you to this week’s relief vet, Florida based Dr. Marc Kramer. He’s found a passion for our feathered friends and designed a relief career that allows him to use his talents to help pet owners, practices, and our wildlife thrive. So if you’re looking for a bird guy, Dr.
“Business is nothing more than relationships. It’s the secret.” – Lee Corso – American Sports Broadcaster Relationships are everything. This is true whether you are referring to one’s personal life, your veterinary clinic team, or your clients. And it’s no different when it comes to relief veterinarians. Relief vets are not just warm bodies
Don’t tell Illinois based relief vet Dr. Vanessa Yeager she can’t do something because she’ll prove you wrong! You’re going to love meeting November’s featured relief vet and reading about her diverse background and tips and tricks for success in relief practice. So let’s raise a frosty mug and toast our amazing beer brewing colleague.