I have something incredible to share with you… Before I dig into the big news, I want to say thank you. While my work as a relief veterinarian began as a way to find flexibility and freedom, it became so much more. Relief Rover was born at my breakfast table as an idea to uplift
The ears of modern-day veterinary practice managers are filled with the sounds of rings, chirps, tweets, beeps, and clicks coming from email, text, social media, Slack, PIMs, smart phones, landlines, and yes, in some practices, even fax machines. Oh, and the voices – the incessant questions, quarrels, complaints, concerns, and requests. At the end of
If you’re like me and enjoy earning money but not thinking about it - and would prefer it if it took care of itself - the idea of saving for retirement seems painful. And for the self-employed individual, the absence of an employer-based plan can be daunting. So what do you do? Where do you
Any children’s book you desire is right at your fingertips on the Amazon and Barnes & Noble websites. Click, click, purchase. As your eyes gloss over in your search for worthy books, let me help you find the ones worth buying. I’m the kind of mom who thinks kids can never have enough books. My
Before apprehensively jumping into relief practice five years ago, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I had only worked with locum vets at previous practices. I never really asked them about their work life or what went into the business side of relief work. I was just glad they were there.
VMX has officially kicked off! How many of you attended the intro event at 11am today? 80s video montage, live performance of “Don’t Stop Believin’”, canine stunt performers, a joke-filled address by the legendary Kevin Bacon… I had so much more fun than expected! The VMX veterinary conference, also known as the North American Veterinary
Is 2022 - the year of squinting into the sunshine of lifting COVID restrictions, inviting clients back into the clinic, and reassessing our careers - really over? This year inspired me. Why? Because of you. The growing Relief Rover community, made up of change-makers, risk-takers, and idea-bakers. *stats as of 12/19/22 Here are the numbers
Welcome home. Your shift has been rough and it is your time to relax. Pour yourself a whiskey and a bubble bath or turn on that steamy shower and turn up the tunes. (I know. Realistically, you’re probably getting home and having to feed your kids, care for your dog, fix the fence, herd the goats...but