Find the Resistant Veterinarian's Barrier

April 4, 2017

Older, usually male veterinarians can sometimes show a huge resistance to any change in their veterinarian practice. Kristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anes/Analgesia), instructional specialist at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, says to make this resistant veterinarian susceptible to change, you need to find their barriers and try to break them down.

Older, usually male veterinarians can sometimes show a huge resistance to any change in their veterinarian practice. Kristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anes/Analgesia), instructional specialist at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, says to make this resistant veterinarian susceptible to change, you need to find their barriers and try to break them down.

Whether it’s additional training, taking on more responsibility, or building trust, you need to try to find what is causing them to say “no” and convince them otherwise.