I can't believe that just happened: Exam room follies, practice missteps and other blunders from the clinic

I can't believe that just happened: Exam room follies, practice missteps and other blunders from the clinic

Think you've heard it all? Come along as our experts recount the weird, the hilarious, and the just plain wrong.
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Sep 16, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
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To err is human, you may have heard, and anyone who's spent time in a veterinary clinic with people and their pets knows there's a lot of humanity to be witnessed from all parties. After the fact, of course, many of these gaffes make for amusing stories while others teach important lessons in the retelling. We've asked veterinary professionals from across the U.S. for their biggest "oops" moments and in turn have been enlightened, entertained, and flat out stunned. Here are some of our favorites.

A veterinary ICU can be a topsy-turvy place. Jen Keefe, CVT, VTS, of Rockingham Emergency Veterinary Hospital in Windham, N.H., tells the tale of an Italian greyhound who got a little more treatment than expected after a run-in with a car.

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