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So You Want To Be a Veterinarian?

Veterinarians always have at least two patients in the exam room. One human, one animal. Understanding where our patients come from is often the key to treating the human, and therefore, the key to becoming an outstanding veterinarian. We had…

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And I Would Walk 500 Miles

Behold, a brief (sort of) history of Dr. Magnusson's journey. (I realize there are only three people in the world who want to read this, and one of them is my mom, but here it is anyway) February 2000: Fourth…

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Failure is Always an Option

"There are only two kinds of surgeon" he said, with a matter-of-fact tone. "Those who have left a surgical sponge inside an animal, and those who will". Listening to board-certified veterinary surgeon and veterinary dentist Mark Smith, DVM, DACVS, DAVDC…

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Veterinary School

Veterinary School is Not Like Real Life

Sharing a beer with him at the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) this week, I felt like I was talking to a younger version of myself. He had only graduated from veterinary college 11 months ago, and that light of…

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Veterinary Volunteer

Everybody Here Faints At Least Once

Here at Leo's Pet Care veterinary clinic in Indianapolis, we are proud to be an externship host hospital for both of our local Veterinary Technician colleges, Harrison College and the International Business College of Indianapolis. We also host pre-veterinary students…

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Veterinary Debt

Veterinary School is Not a Tropical Vacation

Written by Dr. Greg Magnusson and Kristen Thomas, DVM Class of 2020 Here at Leo's Pet Care, we REALLY enjoy mentoring young pre-veterinary students through their careers. This post is about helping young veterinary hopefuls make the smartest choice of…

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