Veterinary gratitude in the age of incivility
November 21, 2018If you’ve been alive to the machinations of our society’s contentious culture wars this season, you might admit to feeling sustained pressure on that part of your brain that normally makes you feel like part of a greater whole. It’s as if we’ve all been barnacles on a boat enduring an extended mooring in murky marina waters, sluicing through liquids increasingly gloomy and often downright filthy, feeling acutely like some of us must be riding an alien hull across an impenetrably gray divide.
Veterinarians: Haters gonna hate, but you don’t have to
January 12, 2017I’ve wanted to be a veterinarian since I was 7 years old. If I’m to believe all the smarmy stories my veterinarian friends tell with respect to their first pets, first jobs and first loves, this probably sounds familiar. (Yes, I tell those smarmy stories, too.)