You can spend a pretty penny buying ready-to-go kits. A quick google search will show you that kits range anywhere from $75 to $1,000. I put together a list of supplies that I would recommend for a fairly comprehensive emergency kit.
As much as I ramble, rant and randomly post about the various aspects of vet life…I am curious what readers would like to hear more about? So I created this little poll, just to gather some feedback and help take this blog in different directions.
In the spirit of Halloween, I was thinking back to some of the more creepy farm calls I’ve been on in the two years. I definitely place this one in the top 5, but certainly isn’t the scariest or eeriest story by far. Saving that story for a future post. Last June, I was sentContinue reading “Out of the Woods – Creepy Farm Call #1”
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.
Picking up where I left off, the last entry was about an emergency case involving a non-weight bearing lameness and unexpected penetrating wound to the abdomen. Without the financial option for referral, the owner (fictitiously referred to as Karen from here on out) opted for managing the mare (fictious name of Sugar) at home. OurContinue reading “Unsolved Mystery (Part 2)”