20 ‘you know you’re a vet tech’ moments as told in Instagram photos

Also known as #vettechproblems

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You know you’re a vet tech when…

1) … You hear “you just play with puppies and kittens all day” again.


Sometimes I get to hold the fun kitties at work???????????? #vettechlife #vettechs #catsarefun #vettechproblems

A photo posted by Amanda (PrincessHarr)™ ???? ???? (@princessharr89) on

2) … Your uniform never stays clean.


When you get iodine all over your new scrub shirt #vettechproblems

A photo posted by baabmacd???? (@baabmacd) on


3) … Your patients disappear on you.



4) … Your friends are probably are concerned about all those scratches.



A photo posted by Amber Gates (@amberngates) on


5) … Your patients sometimes have messy accidents…


#vettechproblems #vettechlife #germanshepherd

A photo posted by Brhi (@brhimullins) on


(The puppy bit his tongue, FYI.)

6) … Your definition of “normal” really doesn’t seem normal.


Incase anyone wanted to know how my day went. #happyfriday #vettechproblems #emergencysx

A photo posted by Christina Garcia (@kooosh2320) on


7) … You have a weird job description.



8) … Cats kick your ass.


Got my ass kicked by one of my feline patients today ????

A photo posted by Cathryn (@cathrynpage) on


9) … your bandage options are cute.


Ouch… #vettechproblems #pulledarebecca #notlettingyougo

A photo posted by ????Angela???? (@an9e01) on


10) … When this happens.


This is when I hate my life ???? #vettech #vettechproblems

A photo posted by Phylicia (@bye.phylicia) on


11) … When you have to label your own personal products.



12) … You become a chair.



13) … People think you’re a crazy cat lady.



14) … you have to do laundry every day.



15) … you run out of stir sticks and are only left with one option.



16) … you get warnings like this.


Still on of my favorite patient alerts ever. #vettechproblems

A photo posted by Danielle Moore (@dmmoore_2013) on


17) … you carry random things all day.


What do you pull out of your pockets at the end of the day? #itallfitsinthere #surgeryday #vettechproblems

A photo posted by Jessica Kenworthy Woods (@jlwoods_worthy) on


18) … you have a lot of pens.


I have a problem. #pentheif #vettechproblems

A photo posted by Stephanie (@stephwander) on


19) … your coworker steals your lunch.



20) … you can do things like this.



What crazy vet tech moments have you had?

One thought on “20 ‘you know you’re a vet tech’ moments as told in Instagram photos

  1. We had a patient waking up after a protracted surgery, and he was rattling his cage. Then we remembered he wasn’t in that cage; but was instead being woken up under a heat lamp in our kennel area. Yeah. We were experiencing an earthquake.

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