The scourge of discrimination
Ugly acts of bigotry and intolerance are perpetrated by colleagues and clients. Learn what your practice can do to become more diverse and inclusive.
It was a typical day at the corporate veterinary hospital where Dr. Donna Smith had been employed for nearly a year. After seeing patients, Dr. Smith walked into a central treatment area and saw a noose fashioned from white nylon rope hanging from an overhead examination light. Dr. Smith, who is African American, asked the […]
Plant a seed
Recommending cannabis for a pet, and even talking about it with clients, is tricky. When the subject is handled properly, veterinary cannabis can add to a practice’s bottom line.
My dog loves popcorn, but not just any popcorn. He loves the simple, homemade stuff — just oil, corn and salt — that I make in my grandfather’s old popcorn pot. Since Jack, my 12-year-old miniature schnauzer, was a puppy, he’d come running as soon as he heard the kernels begin to pop, jumping up […]