Fishy Career Adventures Category

My First Fish Vet Client

The first client I saw as a fully-fledged fish veterinarian was on May 7th, 2013. Our business had be officially “open” for two months and I was mostly busy with behind-the-scenes work: getting bank accounts squared away, figuring out phones, buying equipment and writing basic articles for our main website. But then, the phone rang! […]

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What I’ve Learned in 5 Years

Last week, my company passed it’s 5 year anniversary. We’ve grown considerably within these first five years, and are now on to new challenges. The hardest thing about this job is that there is no blueprint. All bakers can follow the examples of previous bakeries. The same goes for doctors, dentists, contractors, ballerinas, software designers, […]

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Starting My Business

Throughout veterinary school, my direction wavered. Sure, I had gone to veterinary school because I wanted to be an aquatic veterinarian, but I ended up at a school where this career path was highly unrealistic and laughable. Seriously, people would laugh. Without a mentor or any guidance, I started to consider other tracks in veterinary […]

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In the Beginning

Hello all! I’m excited to share with you a little bit more about how I got started with my career in fish medicine. I will try to give you some more fishy fun about once a week. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! In the beginning When children are young, parents […]

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