Career Management

Mental Health

Career Twist of Fate – Supporting Veterinarians

23/04/2019 06:00am | 2150 views

As a licensed clinical social worker, I never envisioned that my career path would lead me to work in veterinary medicine; however, in hindsight it makes perfect sense, as my interactions with veterinarians goes as far back as I can remember.  

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Vet Jobs for the Girls? How Gender Bias Can Exist Even in a Female Dominated Profession

03/06/2019 06:00am | 1752 views

By Joanna Gale

Mark and Elizabeth. No, not two characters from the long-running TV show ER (although they were – and I was a big fan) but two imaginary veterinarians, brought to life by the British Veterinary Association for their research into gender discrimination in the veterinary profession. Now, you might be wondering why this research was carried out. Given that the veterinary profession is dominated by women – 80% of veterinary students and 60% of practicing vets in the UK are female with similar proportions in the US – isn’t discrimination against them a thing of the past? Sadly not, as the study results showed.

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From Pet Care Customer to Pet Tech CEO

28/05/2019 06:00am | 1723 views

By Collette Bunton

My relationship with Whistle didn’t begin as CEO—our road together began after an emotional two hours of searching for my dog, Donovan. He had taken off during a trip to the park. Being a rescue dog, he tends to be nervous which makes him a flight risk. And while I thought Donovan’s microchip would be a reliable way to find him quickly, I discovered that was not the case.

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No Matter Where You Came From or When You Start – There are Opportunities in Veterinary Medicine

14/11/2018 12:00am | 1508 views

Many veterinarians will tell you they’ve known since childhood that they wanted to work with animals. 

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Helping Animals Brings Personal and Professional Rewards

14/11/2018 12:00am | 1511 views

As she embarked on her quest to become a veterinarian, it seemed to Jovanna Radillo that she was behind from the start. She had to work her way through college, so she got a late start accruing the 3,500 hours of experience with animals needed in order to apply for veterinary school. 

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