Personal WellbeingThere is a 15:1 ratio of negative to positive work-related literature. Every vet now knows the terms "stress," "depression," and "compassion fatigue." But where's the literature on the best parts of the job that make it all worth it?
With mass discontent and exits from the veterinary profession on the rise, what does it take to keep employees engaged and happy or to recruit new members?
Many would say the veterinary profession is not in a great place.
Empathy is something the veterinary profession needs to place more emphasis on, in schooling and continuing education.
Veterinarians may accept sentience as a truth but that does not have to mean it is used against us.
There are a few ways to ensure you and your coworkers are getting enough sleep.
Advocating for national, legislative-backed oversight on canine importations could save countless domestic animal lives by ensuring proper vaccination and health status.
Treating the animal in front of us may be our job, but it is the client who we often answer to.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Diversity in the veterinary profession starts as low as marketing the available opportunities to high school students and as high as hiring diverse candidates to positions of power and decision-making.