The funniest, most embarrassing vet staff moments

In answer to’s question “Fill in the blank: I’ve totally been that staff member who _________.”

Life in the veterinary practice is full of crazy moments, from rouge patients to clients giving out terrible advice. But sometimes the crazy moments come from you, as a recent post from DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital’s Facebook page revealed.

They posted this question to their followers:

“Fill in the blank: I’ve totally been that staff member who _________.”

The answers were hilarious. Here are some of the highlights:

(Posts have been edited for clarity.)

“Said my own number when leaving a message. ????

—  Dana Daugherty Taylor



“Accidently said, ‘I love you!’ before hanging up with a client.”

— Megan Cooper



“Gets hungry for brownies after having a dog vomit chocolate. Nothing like the smell of warm chocolate, even if it is warmed by the inside of a dog’s stomach.”

— Mary Romine



“Answered the phone as French bulldog animal clinic when looking at a Frenchie’s chart.”

— Akire Angelique



“Tested the new thermometer to see if they were faster than the old ones … only to find it wasn’t the *new* one that I tested. :(“

— Eileen Hagerman



“Is the reason we can’t have nice things.”

— Syd Werner



“Steals your pen. ✒????”

— Sandra Chapin



“Ripped pants picking up a dog.”

— Amanda Panda


What about you? Have you ever done any of these things? How would you answer “I’ve totally been that staff member who _________”?

Check out the rest over on’s Facebook page and add your own there or in the comments.

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