Archive | February 2013

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Vet Debt

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/business/high-debt-and-falling-demand-trap-new-veterinarians.html?pagewanted=1&ref=business&_r=0#commentsContainer I enjoy posting thoughts about the human-animal bond.  My posts tend to be animal-centric, that is, appreciating the special nature of our pets.  This article makes me think I need to be blowing some altruism towards new veterinary graduates as well as the profession as a whole.  What price would you put on a […]

Dog Washer

http://www.aahanet.org/blog/NewStat/post/2013/02/19/735425/Maine-veterinarian-trying-to-elevate-status-of-animals-veterinarians-in-Afghanistan.aspx Jeez, I thought this was going to be an uplifting article. Instead it’s a lesson for me today in gratitude.  We are all very lucky, pet and human alike in this country.  

Lucky Dog

http://www.wiscnews.com/baraboonewsrepublic/business/article_4d542b42-7006-11e2-bfa9-001a4bcf887a.html Its’ only when we travel outside our routine existence that we recognize what might be normal for us might be extraordinary in other situations.  I often think about this when I am seeing patients at Hill-Dale.  We are so lucky to have the clients we do.  Most of our clients feel their pets are […]