The Concern; High Turnover, Part I

Turnover is nearly DOUBLED within the veterinary community.

Turnover is nearly DOUBLED within the veterinary community, higher than other industries.



How can I, in one Blog, speak about passionate careers within the veterinary community, and in the next, write about high turnover? Welcome to the veterinary community’s largest challenge.

Over the past decade I have seen, researched, and taken a serious interest in both turnover and careers. This is what I have discovered, in a nutshell; 1. veterinary hospitals are under managed, 2. low salaries need to be scrutinized along with supply and demand and 3. compassion fatigue is under-diagnosed and misunderstood.

Let’s take a deeper look at two of these three¬†topics, under managed and low wages. Compassion fatigue requires its own Blog post (Part II, a bit of a cliff-hanger). Continue reading