Have you noticed a change in the temperature this past month? If you’ve either spent any time outside or if you’ve watched the news lately, you’re probably aware that there have been many heat waves recently.Read More
Recently, there’s been a lot of discussion about the importance of awareness about bullying in veterinary medicine. There are many articles and resources on the detrimental effects of bullying and how to identify and overcome it.Read More
It is not uncommon in our industry for veterinary technicians to consider transitioning into practice management roles. Not only do technicians have medical knowledge but they also handle a lot of the education, training and communication aspects of the day-to-day work in clinic.
Sometimes, technicians work on building the schedule, and doing the ordering and keeping track of inventory so they are familiar with aspects of running a veterinary business. Based on this diverse skill set, transitioning into a veterinary practice management (PM) role may seem like a natural next step...but what are some questions to ask yourself before making the switch?Read More
Have you heard of CrossFit®? How about Orangetheory®, Beachbody®, aerial yoga or Couch to 5K? While all of these workout programs are different, there is one major similarity: they can all improve mental health.Read More
When I was working as a vet tech, I experienced a multitude of challenges. Maybe you have experienced some of these too. Between trying to make sure that all pets were cared for and that clients felt comfortable to making sure we all stayed safe and on schedule, I felt that getting through each day successfully was a real accomplishment.Read More