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It’s not your vet’s fault: 4 things pet owners unfairly hate on veterinarians for

Last night, while browsing Twitter, I came across the following tweet by a veterinarian I follow and decided to create a new infographic on 4 things that are not your vet’s fault. Tired of feeling overwhelmed by the caseload, of bad prognoses, of so many sick pets but not enough staff to address them. This

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Why are vet techs so stressed infographic blog preview

Infographic: Vet tech suicide risk (5 times the general population) and burnout statistics

According to a study published by the AVMA in September 2019, vet techs are up to 5 times more likely to die by suicide. Unlike veterinarians, the vet tech suicide risk by gender is reversed, with male vet techs being 5 times and female vet techs 2.3 times more at risk of suicide than the

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Leading causes of suicidal ideation for veterinarians

Fact sheet: Part 1 of 2 — Leading causes of suicidal ideation for veterinarians

Now that we’ve got the statistics, it’s time to delve into the causes of mental distress and suicidal ideation for veterinarians and start finding ways to drive those statistics down. To make them easier to share, I’ve divided this project into two parts: Part 1 describes some of the leading cause of emotional distress and

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