An outbreak of client sanity could be disastrous

Obenski, Michael A.
December 2007
DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Dec2007, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p5
The author shares the problems he had encountered in his veterinary practice in the U.S. He narrates an incident wherein he was blamed by a client for not performing surgery on her dog at the earliest possible time. In addition, he also relates the response that he earned when he sent a card to one of his clients to remind her that her cat needs annual vaccination.


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