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5 Ways to Successfully Manage Your Veterinary Team’s Time Off

You see another PTO request sitting on your desk and you are filled with dread. Your veterinary practice is already operating with a bare-bones staff as you struggle to hire qualified candidates, and you certainly do not have extras to cover a colleague’s time off—much-needed time off, you admit. So, how can you manage your …

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Changing the Veterinary Industry

Change Starts Here—Radical Improvement in Veterinary Medicine Requires Radical Change No matter where you go or where you are, modern veterinary professionals all seem to be saying the same thing: “Everything is so bad right now.” “How much worse can it get?” “We can’t go on like this.” Serious issues affecting professional and personal wellbeing—including …

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Stated Salary Does Not Equal Compensation

State Salary Does Not Equal Compensation In general, veterinary professionals are underpaid. While such a blanket statement should normally be avoided, this one unfortunately mostly rings true around the world. From support staff to practice owners, profit margins, salaries, and benefits do not equal the amount of passion, skill, and effort put into veterinary careers. …

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Ways to Combat Burnout

Burned Out but Not Down and Out: 5 Ways to Combat Veterinary Burnout Long before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, veterinary professionals suffered from burnout, compassion fatigue, and a higher suicide risk than the general public. Living and working through the pandemic has only exacerbated these mental health problems, speeding the rate at which veterinary professionals …

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