The Art of Veterinary Medicine

October 7, 2017

Erica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC), patient care director and surgery manager of WestVet in Garden City, Idaho, says veterinary medicine is both an art and a science.

Erica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC), patient care director and surgery manager of WestVet in Garden City, Idaho, says veterinary medicine is both an art and a science.

“There’s so much that goes into taking care of a patient that we can’t calculate. That we can’t necessarily read about in a textbook," she said. "That stuff is just as important at making sure the patient does well and thrives during their treatment.”