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The Veterinary Confessionals Project

This growing effort allows veterinary professionals to express themselves freely, without being judged, and encourages creativity and solidarity within the veterinary community. ...

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Do you have a confession? Something you need to say? Something to get off your chest? Some pressure that would ease if you shared what you're thinking? Here's an outlet. ...


Vet confessions on student debt

VETTED - Oct 05, 2018

Read the real reactions your colleagues in the veterinary world feel regarding their student debt.

Vet confessions: Find someone to lean on - Oct 01, 2018

Veterinary professionals lean toward introversion most of the time, but there’s value in fostering the connections in your life.

Vet confessions: Clients are so weird …

Jul 20, 2018

We know, we know, people are weird. Here are some of the weirder (and sadder) interactions that happen within the four walls of a veterinary practice.

A look at the first Fetch dvm360 conference in San Diego

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 20, 2017

Reimagined veterinary event brings a new CE experience to attendees.

When you feel like a veterinary fraud


Poignant, anonymous secrets from the Veterinary Confessionals Project show that even smart doctors of veterinary medicine find themselves suffering impostor syndrome. Peek at their secrets and, if this is you too, discover some resources that might help.

What vet techs say behind your back


Everyone loves on vet techs during National Veterinary Technician Week, but the rest of the year many of them don't get the recognition and respect they deserve. Here are veterinary technician and doctor confessions on the special abilities—and sad situation—of the talented certified technician.

Fetch serves up the Veterinary Confessionals Project on multiple levels - Oct 11, 2017

Now a feature for the Fetch exhibit hall, the Veterinary Confessionals Project is expanding into other avenues to bring the profession together.

Veterinary confessions: In control ... or out? - Jul 07, 2017

We selected confessions from the Vet Confessionals Project that reflect the feelings of control (or lack thereof) that plague the profession.

Confessions: Pet pain, death and dying - Jun 27, 2017

Caring for pets in their final moments is a frequent reality for veterinary professionals. Here are 30 of the most raw, poignant, honest and sometimes rueful confessions to highlight this special responsibility you have to your patients.

Veterinary secrets spotted at CVC Virginia Beach - May 21, 2017

Despite highs and lows, you chose a career in veterinary medicine. And here's a group of people who know exactly what you're going through.

Veterinary professionals: Follow your heart

VETTED - Oct 11, 2016

Advice from the creator of the Vet Confessionals Project.

Top 10 confessions from emergency veterinarians

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 26, 2016

Emergency vets confess their secrets at the 2016 International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium.

Techs confess: What's on your mind?

FIRSTLINE - Aug 29, 2016

Veterinary technicians spill their secrets! Check out their anonymous confessions about the things that make vet tech life super-annoying, super-sad and (of course) totally hilarious and awesome.

Your Veterinary Voice Episode 3: Meet Hilal Dogan, BVSc

VETTED - Jun 28, 2016

We talk to the force behind veterinary medicine's most powerful human interest project yet (and yes, you read that right). Meet the Vet Confessionals Project founder and find out how the project grew into a nationwide phenomenon.

What a relief! Living the locum tenens life

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 21, 2016

These veterinarians ditched regular practice life. Could relief work be the answer to the horrible stress, miserable work-life balance and self-doubt pervasive in the industry?