The veterinary profession prides itself on addressing the health and welfare needs of its patients but that’s not always the case with employees. Professionals we talked with pointed out the impacts of these experiences and how change is overdue.
With more than 18 million adults identifying as part of the LGBTQIA+ community, and 7 out of 10 being pet owners, adopting inclusive policies can lead to greater client satisfaction.
Saint Francis Veterinary Center in Woolwich Township, New Jersey, is the 2019 AAHA-Accredited Practice of the Year. The staff of the practice surprised the founder, Mark Magazu, DVM, by applying for the award and keeping the nomination a secret until Connexity by AAHA in Indianapolis, Indiana. This article explores Magazu’s vision and the legacy he inspired, featuring interviews with two of his children, members of the staff, and a loyal client of more than 30 years.