Depression and Suicide in Animal Care Workers

Depression and suicide in animal care workers. So many wonderful veterinarians, vet techs, shelter and rescue staff, trainers, and other animal care and welfare workers have died of suicide. We discuss this unspoken phenomenon and share ways we can all help. Compassion fatigue is an occupational hazard of our work with animals, whether you are an

2020-04-03T02:47:33+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Compassion Fatigue|0 Comments

6 Tips For Coping with Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue can hurt animal welfare workers and volunteers. Animal rescue and animal welfare can be an all-consuming responsibility, whether you’re doing hands-on rescue work or supporting rescues work from a distance. That puts you at risk for compassion fatigue. Compassion fatigue can be a side effect of caring about animal welfare. It causes physical

2020-04-03T02:27:58+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Compassion Fatigue|0 Comments
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