Veterinary technicians, support staff deserve thanks, patience


Veterinary technicians, nurses, assistants and support staff are dedicated, highly skilled, hard-working people who care for animals and make significant contributions to human health and welfare, writes veterinarian Cynthia Maro. They work long hours, field customer questions and complaints, and provide hands-on treatment, often with little recognition, she writes, adding that clients should "express appreciation and be patient as the staff look for ways to work you onto the full schedule."

Full story:

Animal Health SmartBrief

Animal health news

Designed specifically for veterinarians, Animal Health SmartBrief is a FREE daily e-mail newsletter. It provides the latest news that matters to animal health professionals, including veterinary medicine updates, animal welfare and pet product news, best business practices, and regulatory updates.