IVECCS 2017: Self-Care for the Veterinary Team

January 20, 2018

Sandra Grossman, PhD, owner of PetLoss Partners and Compassionate Practice Consulting, and Joe Dwyer, president of Daniel’s Dream and speaker with JoeDwyerSpeaking.com, give tips for self-care from their session at the 2017 International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium held in Nashville, Tennessee.

Sandra Grossman, PhD, owner of PetLoss Partners and Compassionate Practice Consulting, and Joe Dwyer, president of Daniel’s Dream and speaker with JoeDwyerSpeaking.com, give tips for self-care from their session at the 2017 International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium held in Nashville, Tennessee.

Those working in the veterinary field are always giving, giving, giving and they don't take the time to care for themselves, Dr. Grossman says, and you can't take care of anyone else if you're not taking care of yourself.

During their session, they talked about the most obvious ways to foster self-care, but obvious isn't always obvious, says Dwyer. The most important thing is what works for the individual.