Put Your Own Oxygen Mask On First – Emotional Wellbeing For Veterinary Pros
You’re familiar with this scenario: You and your partner are at the cinemas, where you bump into their new colleague. They introduce you: “This is my partner, Dr. Biscuitpockets, a Veterinarian.”
You brace yourself for one of two inevitable reactions. “Oh, how wonderful to spend your whole day with kittens and puppies!” …or…”I can’t imagine. How do you handle it when an injured animal comes in? Or when you have to deal with neglect cases?” Welcome to the emotional roller coaster that is life in the Veterinary world -Vet Wellbeing 101.
Sometimes its easier to talk to a room full of schoolchildren about expressing anal glands than it is to address these questions in a socially appropriate fashion. So outwardly, you smile and make give a vague shrug, but within, you’re thinking, “Any minute, I’m going to capsize.”
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