The Hamster Wheel Blog

Est 2009
"Probably the world's best, occasionally
profane, veterinary business blog"

Each week I publish the Freewheelin' video Q&A show and each month an episode of Blunt Dissection Podcast. I also publish articles randomly from time to time. 

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2. Ask your question as concisely as possible, it must be under 30 seconds long.

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August 29, 2019

Physical and mental pain are experienced commonly in staff working in veterinary hospitals across the world. While some of the causes lie outside our control, there’s a lot we can all do to reduce the amount of avoidable suffering in our lives. My latest blog post on t...

July 27, 2017

As the class of veterinary class 2017 jet off on their final university hurrah (the epic final year holiday) prior to seeking employment as fully fledged veterinary surgeons, I wanted to offer some words of encouragement to practices with vacancies to fill. So here are...

May 4, 2017

I’ve coached a lot of vets to help improve their clinical outcomes from the exam room over the last ten years. One client from a few years back particularly stands out. She was a very experienced doctor who had worked in some good jobs and clearly knew a lot about bein...

March 23, 2017

Physical and mental pain are experienced commonly in staff working in veterinary hospitals across the world. While some of the causes lie outside our control, there’s a lot we can all do to reduce the amount of avoidable suffering in our lives. My latest blog post on t...

February 2, 2017

I just got finished up with my first interview for a new podcast I’m hosting (due later this month) with Dr Diederik Gelderman (http://www.turbochargeyourpractice.com/). We had a great, wide ranging chat about his very successful and unusual career.

Nothing was o...

April 4, 2016

Over almost two decades as a vet, manger and hospital owner I’ve witnessed a lot of bad behaviours in the exam room. Things that stop animals getting the treatments they need. It often looks like we unwittingly shooting yourself in the foot.
 

So here are the top five w...

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