One veterinarian and practice owner uses poetry and humor to share what it might be like to be a veterinarian in quarantine.
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Veterinarians and team members alike have had to adjust to many new protocols to accommodate social distancing and other COVID-19 measures. Are you a veterinarian or technician and a parent who’s feeling overwhelmed with virtual learning, curbside service, and the constant uncertainty surrounding this pandemic? Jessica Stroupe, DVM, works through her frustrations with poetry. Here, she describes a veterinarian and mother who is quarantined with her husband, 2 children, and dog. Maybe you can relate.
Jessica Stroupe, DVM, is a practice owner and mixed animal veterinarian in Missouri. A 2012 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, she enjoys using poetry to commiserate in a humorous way with her colleagues about life as a veterinarian. When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and sons, running, and weight lifting.