Vet Med is a Marathon

Vet Med is a Marathon

In addition to being a vet, I’m also a runner.  For runners, as the heat and humidity of summer winds down and autumn brings its colorful foliage and crisp, cool air, race season hits full throttle. As I put on my running gear and make sure I’ve packed my banana and...

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Why I’m Selfish–And You Should Be Too

Why I’m Selfish–And You Should Be Too

[sel-fish] /ˈsɛl fɪʃ/ adjective characterized by or manifesting concern or care only for oneself I am browsing through my Facebook feed. I scroll by another article about women who don’t want children.  I peruse the piece, agreeing with many of the reasons the...

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The Gift Of Death

The Gift Of Death

“This must be the hardest part of your job.” It’s a common refrain when I perform a euthanasia. In many ways it is. Death takes an enormous emotional toll and there are days when I long for the banality of a schedule full of wellness exams. But in some ways,...

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