Part II of the logistics behind ambulatory veterinary work as an equine practitioner. A discussion based on the most common questions I get about working in a mobile practice
I’ve received a lot of questions from ride alongs, vet students, job-shadows and some e-mails from readers about the logistics behind ambulatory work. So the next couple posts are about this side of the profession from my personal experience. This post pertains to scheduling, navigating, planning and glimpse at the financial side.
Thank you to all the veterinary assistants and technicians who remain unsung heroes in the veterinary field. Whether you’re in the exam room, surgery suite or field, the wonderful aspects of vetmed would not be nearly as wonderful (or even possible) without you!
After 6 months of professional and personal hell, I quit my first job in private practice. Despite my old boss threatening to ensure I never become an equine vet, I found a new job within 2 months…and could not be happier!
My last post left off at a pivotal moment. I accepted the reality of the work-place situation and my boss’s nature. Then, I spoke up. I refuse to make someone’s life a living hell. And from that point on, the work-place is becoming my living a hell.
Who doesn’t love the charming Honeymoon stage that comes with the new relationship package? It wasn’t until the Honeymoon stage was over that I realized my new work-place’s charm had an expiration date.