veterinary medicine articles

Spooky Relief Vet Jobs

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

“Flexibility is the Key to Stability”

This quote is attributed to American basketball player and coach John Wooden. Although I’m sure it was used to inspire his players, many of his sayings are also revered as metaphors for life. When I think about flexibility as a character trait or skill, relief vets definitely come to mind. But flexibility is also an

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