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Your Pets: Finger-eating snakes? It’s all in a day’s work

Sunday, July 28, 2013

When I was an anxious senior in veterinary school, I remember asking a graduate from the previous year what it was like being a vet. He told me it was pretty boring after a while, the same old thing, day in and day out – skin problems, anal sacs, ear infections, etc. I was almost relieved, because I had sort of thought it was going to be more like a wild roller coaster ride. He was telling me this after less than a year of practice, so I thought he must be right – I actually was hoping that he was, because I was nervous …