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Mental Health and Wellness in the Veterinary Profession

When someone asks me, “What do you do?” and I tell them I’m a small animal veterinarian, their eyes brighten.  Then they proceed to tell me their favourite story about their pet.  I’m grateful that the public perception of veterinarians … Continue reading

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Making Space for Silence

  There’s so much external noise, sometimes it’s hard to hear myself think. ¬†Lately, I’ve been trying to make some space. Starting the Midday Mindfulness Meditation at the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association Conference was a step in that direction. ¬†

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Mindfulness Meditation at OVC

My life decisions over the last five years are taking me places I never expected to go.  Introducing mindfulness meditation to the students at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) is definitely one of those.

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A note to my veterinary colleagues

I thought of you today. Whether you are still in veterinary college, out in private practice, working in academia or industry, I offer the following to you.

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