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Who else LOVES their vet???

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  • Who else LOVES their vet???

    O.K. Our vet came out today to do teeth. She is absolutely the happiest person I have ever met in my entire life. She has hilarious stories about everything, including how a horse bit the top of her thumb off recently which is why she had to come back and do teeth at a later date - and how the guys around wimped out about it, almost fainting.
    As she is standing there and the dogs and kids are running around the aisle way she says, "What a great job! Doing what I love, having kids and dogs running around, what could ever be better? I am so very lucky!"
    Let's hear it for the vets who love their jobs, their life, their horses and their clients!!!
    Some days the best thing about my job is that the chair spins.

  • #2
    I do love my vet. I love my farrier too, he's a hoot! And he plays good music!

    Plus my vet takes great care of my horses, and my farrier is an artist with my horses hooves!

    Gotta love it


    • #3
      I have two wonderful vets working on my horse. My regular equine vet, and specialist/sergeon helping me with my injured geldingf who is finnally sound and in rehab I love my vets!


      • #4
        Awwww, what a GREAT thread!!!! I'll be graduating in a couple years and it's so nice to hear that there are people who appreciate us vets!


        • #5
          kudos to my vet, Cristina Arellano, and farrier, Horseshoeing Charlie, as well. they care as much for my horses as i do. if you are lucky enough to have a support person such as mine, remember to thank them a LOT.

          hope it's ok to put their names...they deserve the recognition.


          • #6
            I'm happy with both my vet, and my farrier. I've found most people are, or they switch.

            I realize, not everyone has the option.
            Some riders change their horse, they change their saddle, they change their teacher; they never change themselves.

            Remember the horse does all the work, we just sit there and look pretty.


            • #7
              I am happy with both my vet and my farrier. Now my vet's secretary is a different matter.....she is REALLY bad with taking messages and returning calls....so that leads to a lot of frustration. Scheduling appointments is fine.....but any other call that requires getting back to me is a disaster.My farrier is funny. He is good looking and does not seem aware of it. I have been asked before who I use as a farrier, I answer and young ladies often say "oh, isn't he the hot looking one?". Now the last time he was here I was first on the list for the day and he stopped at the gas station on the way for gas and coffee. He was in line and the lady in front of him was checking out/the cashier asked her if there was anything else she wanted. She replied "I'll take him!". My poor farrier said he was looking all around the store to see who she was talking about and realized he WAS the only guy in the store/she must be talking about him and he turned all red and said "what? do you need glasses?"
              Providence Farm


              • #8
                Absolutely love my vet and his staff. There are actually two vets on the practice that I really like. They've got great staff too. Happy with my farrier as well.


                • #9
                  John Malark, the best.
                  Good staff too.


                  • #10
                    Count us in. We have been with the same veterinary practice since we started in horses. They are great!
                    "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein



                    • #11
                      Oh yes, I adore my vet. And I admire her. In fact, I can hardly find words to say how much I think of her.
                      "Kindness is free" ~ Eurofoal
                      The CoTH CYA - please consult w/your veterinarian under any and all circumstances.


                      • #12
                        I have one I really like - not only does he kiss the horses on the nose, he's also cute to boot


                        • #13
                          I have not one but SEVERAL vets in my area that I LOVE and respect!


                          • #14
                            LOVE both of mine too! For lameness - Nan Habermann. For everything else - Bob DeWard!!! Both are approachable, knowledgeable, and responsive. I trust them both implicitly!