Good times at the practice clinic

Good times at the practice clinic

I should go to the practice clinic far more often. Not only was today’s session very informative, but also very enjoyable! When we managed to find a blood vessel, and place the peripheral venous line properly, we literally cheered for each other...

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The Metrics of Anatomy and Physiology

The Metrics of Anatomy and Physiology

I thought I’d do a revised edition of one of my most popular blog posts of last year, namely “The Metrics of Vet School”. Almost a year later, I felt there was a need for an updated, more accurate version. So today, I’m going to take you through an average day of studying Anatomy and Physiology in vet school, and how many hours I spend on an ideal day. It’s worth noting that not all days are like this, and today the stars aligned just perfectly for me to have a bit of extra time to read.

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Nutrition done quick and Fresher’s revisited

Nutrition done quick and Fresher’s revisited

New school year, new subject! Two weeks ago, we started the Animal Nutrition block, and already we’re only two weeks away from the exam. Needless to say, things are moving fast, and with all the responsibilities of being a buddy to the new freshmen...

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Holiday daze

Holiday daze

Since I’ve been in a sort of holiday daze since Easter vacation, I haven’t been able to do as much studying as I’ve wanted to recently. Lately, work has been kind of piling up on me, with daily labs, dissections, lectures, and I’m sitting there like...

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Dissections and New Tech

Dissections and New Tech

I’m in the middle of preparing for tomorrow's dissection, where we’ll be looking at a dogs elbow, carpus, and phalanges, and I thought I’d update you on how all the dissections are going. As I mentioned in the last blog post, we’re well into...

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Three stationery staples I’ve been loving lately

Three stationery staples I’ve been loving lately

Since I literally just got home from Cologne Germany about two hours ago, I haven’t had time to do much else but unpack and eat some of the candy that we bought while traveling. And since we’re coming up on midnight in about a half an hour as of writing this...

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Blood serum, ketosis and exam nerves

Blood serum, ketosis and exam nerves

Three labs down, three to go. I’ve been enjoying this week’s labs tremendously. Although there is a lot of sitting around and waiting, we’re working with actual blood serum from cats and dogs with uremia. Tomorrow we’re looking at liver samples from rats that have been on either...

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The last day of the first semester

The last day of the first semester

Today was the last day of my first semester at vet school. It has flown by so fast, I feel like it was August yesterday. Therefore, as a way to reminisce, I’ve put together a few images and little stories from this semester, to look back at one of the most...

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