This semester I’ve had the opportunity to learn from multiple clinicians while completing my Junior Surgery course, and something that I am really starting to learn is that there are a million ways to effectively practice veterinary medicine. For something as simple as a neuter, there are multiple possible surgical approaches, methods of ligation, and […]
My First Spay
Yesterday one of the things I was most excited and most nervous about vet school came and went. I successfully completed my first vet school surgeries: a spay and neuter! I was SO nervous, but in the end, it actually went really well and I have some tips on how to prepare. Practice. Sure, you […]
Surgeries, Here We Go!
One of the most exciting events and unforgettable moments of third-year is the time when you get to perform your first live dog surgery. There are three members in each surgical team, one being the primary surgeon, another being the assistant surgeon, and the last one being the anesthetist. So far our team has performed […]