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Articles by Michael A. Obenski, DVM

The veterinarians' large animal games: Round two

Unexpected obstacles can make farm visits feel like Olympic events.
Apr 1, 2014

Unexpected obstacles can make farm visits feel like Olympic events for veterinarians.

Veterinarians! Let the large-animal games begin!

Taking care of big critters is an intense job of Olympic proportions.
Mar 1, 2014

Taking care of big critters is an intense job of Olympic proportions.

The perils of denial in veterinary medicine

Telling pet owners what they want to hear would be too easy—instead, we tell it like it is. Even if it leaves clients incredulous.
Feb 1, 2014

Telling pet owners what they want to hear would be too easy—instead, veterinarians tell it like it is. Even if it leaves clients incredulous.

A veterinarian's interview with an eminent inventor

Sure, phones are convenient—if you consider a 3 a.m. "emergency" call on Christmas Eve convenient.
Jan 1, 2014

Sure, phones are convenient—if you consider a 3 a.m. "emergency" call on Christmas Eve convenient.

Unwanted kitten distribution and other absurd veterinary client accusations

Dropping off kittens in the cover of darkness, dreaming up diabetes in a dog, changing the weather&yup, it's all in a day's work.
Dec 1, 2013

Dropping off kittens in the cover of darkness, dreaming up diabetes in a dog, changing the weather...yup, it's all in a day's work at a veterinary clinic.

The secret language of veterinarians

Of all the crazy medical terms out there, none are cooler than the ones that we make up.
Nov 1, 2013

Of all the crazy medical terms out there, none are cooler than the ones that we make up.

OMG! It's the veterinary @client of the future #lookout

My new clients won't look up from their phones. My older clients won't shut up. I'm not sure which is worse.
Oct 1, 2013

My new clients won't look up from their phones. My older clients won't shut up. I'm not sure which is worse.

Do you speak barnyard?

Good veterinarians talk to animals. Great veterinarians hear them talk back.
Sep 1, 2013

Good veterinarians talk to animals. Great veterinarians hear them talk back.

Mastering the art of fecal concealment

These clients dutifully bring in their pet's stool samples each visit—and help the packaging industry thrive.
Aug 1, 2013

These clients dutifully bring in their pet's stool samples to the veterinary clinic each visit—and help the packaging industry thrive.

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