Veterinarians face higher rate of death by suicide than general population

Veterinarians face higher rate of death by suicide than general population

“I’ve always wanted to be a veterinarian, but I couldn’t have tolerated animals in pain and I couldn’t have euthanized them.” I have heard this multiple times throughout me serving more than 25 years as a companion animal veterinarian. Usually, I smile and murmur superficial assent.

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