veterinary medicine articles

Best of Both Worlds

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.

Relief Vets: Harnessing the Extra Value

“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

Don’t Get Spooked!

How to Handle Scary Relief Gigs. Not all relief jobs are smooth sailing, and part of being a relief vet is dealing with uncomfortable situations in unfamiliar environments with strangers. It comes with the territory. In the spirit of Halloween, I present some scary relief vet scenarios. The Scary Practice It happens. You agree to work

Relief Veterinarian Job Lake Placid NY

The Vacation Gig

Check out this interesting vacation gig in Lake Placid, NY on Relief Rover’s job board. The message popped up on my LinkedIn notifications. Would I be interested in coming to Lake Tahoe, California to cover maternity leave at a single doctor practice? Although I was living in Florida, as a UC Davis graduate I was

A Gig For Every Chronotype

A Gig for Every Chronotype

I just finished reading a New York Times article on chronotypes. In other words, your natural biological clock. Your innate sleep / wake cycle. Studies have shown that this hard wired mechanism dictates when you are most alert, active, and creative and when your body insists that you must wind down, sleep, and recharge your