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“Think before you type” infographic for World Veterinary Day 2022

As with Veterinary Receptionist Week, I wanted to create something for World Veterinary Day that went beyond “Thank you, vets!” For World Veterinary Day, the British Veterinary Association released some statistics on the amount of online abuse experienced by veterinarians. A survey had found that: 90% veterinarians report receiving unfair online reviews 46% of those […]

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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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Infographic: Depression & Suicide Risk in German Veterinarians

Newly available to download in both English and German is an infographic with statistics derived from a 2016 study on suicide risk, suicidal ideation, and depression in German veterinarians. To see if the same depression and suicide risks reported in other countries also afflicted German veterinarians, an online survey was conducted in 2016. The respondents

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Visual Story: 8 Causes of Suicide in Veterinarians & 7 Easy Ways to Help

In the style of Facebook and Instagram stories, this visual story is a new way to share the message about the distressing rate of suicide and suicidal ideation among veterinarians and suggests 7 easy ways pet owners can help. This story introduces the topic with the 2018 CDC study on the prevalence of suicide in

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Norvet Study: 27% of veterinarians felt life wasn’t worth living over the last year

A 2021 survey of 2,600 veterinarians in Norway found that 27% felt life wasn’t worth living over the past year. This number can undoubtedly be partly attributed to the added tolls brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic which led to pet owner behavior such as: Ranting at vet staff about safety protocols and the pandemic

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Infographic: Veterinarians are up to 4 times more at risk of suicide

New infographic on the veterinarian suicide risk, mental health statistics, and causes of depression and suicidal ideation. Click here to learn more about the Veterinarian Suicide Crisis, how it affects your pets, and how you can help. Did you know? Veterinarians are up to 4 times more at risk of dying by suicide than the

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