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Any veterinarian worth his degree is going to provide every pet who comes through the door with the best care possible. We veterinarians love animals, and we are highly trained and highly skilled medical professionals, proud of the work we do.
But I’m going to let you in on a secret: Some pet owners are treated a little better than others. Why? Because veterinarians are human, of course, and we can’t help but appreciate people who appreciate us. There are owners who make us smile when they call in or when we see their names on the appointment log. We can’t wait to see them, and we can’t wait to help their pets. The entire staff feels the same way about these folks for the same reason we veterinarians do.
Certain pet owners get the red carpet treatment. Here’s how you can improve your ranking as a veterinary VIP.
That last one is a true sign of a pet lover who deserves red carpet treatment. I can’t tell you how often we get so busy because of emergencies or appointments that take longer than scheduled that we don’t find time to eat. A cookie in the middle of a long afternoon on an even longer day? We love you. We really, really love you.
It’s really just about feeling appreciated. And when we feel valued, it’s easy for us to return that goodwill, which is why our most favorite pet owners get:
Now don’t you want to be a veterinary VIP? I hope so, because I can never have too many pet owners who make me smile at the thought of them.
This article was written by a Veterinarian.
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