The Harsh Reality of Vet Med…What the World Needs to Understand

Sharing a blog post written by a veterinarian.


I remember being a young child and dreaming one day of becoming a veterinarian.  The thought of working with animals brought me great joy, and I longed to save every furry creature that came across my path.   Most everyone knows that I achieved that dream and proudly serve my community as a small animal veterinarian.  It makes me happy to help animals in need and to educate pet parents simultaneously.  I love my job.

I love my job…at least I keep telling myself that.

To be upfront, I really do have a passion for animal welfare and I honestly cannot see myself doing anything else as a career.  Yet I believe there are a lot of misconceptions about my field of expertise by the masses…and even by those who aspire to stand where I stand now.

There is a reason why burnout is so high in my profession…and there is…

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About coddlecreekpetservices

Billy and Beth Harwell own and operate Dog Walkers & More at Coddle Creek, LLC, a pet sitting service located in Mooresville, NC. We provide peace of mind for pet parents when they must be away. We service pet families in Mooresville, Davidson, Cornelius and Mount Ulla, NC, Our two Springers, Luke &; Trooper, assisted by the able Brittany, Daisy do their best to keep us in line. We frequently share memories of our late Beau, a wonderful Brittany. Beth writes about the pet-human bond. Please visit our website for details about our services and check out our social media sites for loads of fun. Thanks for stopping by.
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