Dr. Paul is the former executive director of the Companion Animal Parasite Council and a former president of the American Animal Hospital Association. He is currently the principal of MAGPIE Veterinary Consulting. He is retired from practice and lives in Anguilla, British West Indies.
The notion that excellent veterinary care is enough to attract and keep clients and set you apart from other practices is outdated. The new differentiator is client experience, and knowing what your clients want will require research.
Compassion fatigue, brownout, burnout, depression ... so many conditions, and veterinarians may suffer from any of them. Learn to understand the differences between each and set yourself on a path to more happiness.