Front-Line Fatigue: Pandemic Pressures Pouncing on Taxed Veterinarians

Written by: Jenny Rollins
Published on: Dec 2, 2021

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In the emergency room, Dr. Kara Tassone does CPR on one person's beloved pet on one table while her colleagues gives oxygen to another animal on the next table when the phone rings. One of the staff members rushes to answer in the back room only to be shouted at by an irate pet owner complaining about the extended wait time that has become typical among veterinarian hospitals and clinics during the pandemic.

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