an orange tabby cat safe but stuck up in a tree with some sky in the background an lots of leaves

#MakingVetMedMagic – Week 17

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…what does ‘stuck’ look like right now? Usually an image appears in my mind – quicksand, being squeezed between walls, being buried by piles of paper and worries, torn in different directions, wearing too many hats…but this time a list appeared…

Magic? Really? I don’t get it…

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Two weeks ago I decided and declared my #OneWord for 2021 was MAGIC. It honestly seemed like the culmination of five years of observations, experiences and learnings all coming together in that one word. Truly entirely Powerful & Profound. Since then, I have been sitting with that and trying to figure out how to explain to the you full meaning …

What do you see? Challenges, Obstacles or Circumstances?

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My family and I were playing a game of cards at the dinner table last night, having a lovely, fun-filled discussion. My ‘children’ are now 19 and 20 years old, so I tend to cherish every moment we get to spend together, as they usually have something better to do than to ‘hang out’ with their parents! We were laughing …

remembering those that have gone before us

Let Us Remember

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To be honest, this has been a hard week. Alot of ball’s in the air so to speak, many of them – as usual – are ‘hot’ and emotionally challenging. This morning I woke up with the image of ‘I Surrender & It’s only Wednesday’ in my mind – literally. Not an ‘I Give Up’ on life Surrender, but an …

Avoidance…

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I am a Veterinarian – I became an expert at Avoiding Emotions-how about you? Disclaimer: I have no training in psychology, psychiatry, social work or any other mode or method of therapy related to mental health. Below is my own personal perspective on my own journey, and is not an attempt to diagnose or refer to any kind of mental …

OAVT RVT Journal Announcement

OAVT JOURNAL ARTICLE

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COVID 19 has put a magnifying glass on veterinary teams and their cultures. There is an emotional toll to be paid, and our Mental Health has been affected. Trust is at the heart of the matter.

Global Healthcare, World Health Organization, Pandemic

Professional Judgement…Friend or Foe?: Deciding what Services to Provide in Essential Veterinary Practice during Covid19? Part I: You are Not Alone…

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Veterinary Medicine – Unscripted A series of Blogs, Webinars & Podcasts Please note, the following represents the personal perspective of Dr. Leann Benedetti. This document refers to the regulations and guidelines in the Province of Ontario only. This document is not intended to provide specific case or practice advice. This IS BIG and Heavy…Right? As the days turned into weeks, …

Treating pets through telemedicine

Five Top Things to Remember when Providing Veterinary Telemedicine in Covid19 ‘Essential’ Veterinary Practice

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Veterinary Medicine – Unscripted A series of Blogs, Webinars & Podcasts Please note, the following is the personal perspective of Dr. Leann Benedetti. This document refers to the regulations in the Province of Ontario only. This is not intended to provide specific case or practice advice. Well, We Did It! What normally takes months if not years- we did in …