There is no doubt that working in a veterinary practice is not easy. The veterinary team have to deal every day with different patients, clients, and situations. Sometimes they can have a very healthy dog who just came for their annual vaccination, but the next consult could be a cat who was just involved in a traffic accident. You never know what to expect in the next second!
One thing is for sure; every staff member will always do their best to welcome you and your pet with a smile, no matter how hard the last consult or emergency was.
In our last blog posts, we gave you some gift ideas to thank veterinary assistants and congratulate veterinary students on their graduation. Now it’s time to provide you with the twelve best gifts to thank your veterinarian for being an essential part of your furry friend’s life.
When should you buy a gift for your veterinarian?
Veterinarians choose to go to vet school to dedicate their days to save countless lives, teach pet owners about proper animal care, and give advice and treatment based on a diagnosis and what is best for every animal. They can also wear many hats, such as professors in universities and practice owners and managers.
You can purchase a thank you gift at any time to show that you value your vet’s commitment to your pet’s well-being. But what better time than veterinary holidays to cherish their invaluable work?
Mark your calendar with the following dates:
- World Spay Day (every last Tuesday of February)
- World Veterinary Day (every last Saturday of April)
- Veterinary Appreciation Day (every June 18th)
- Pet Wellness Month (every October)
- World Animal Day (every October 4th)
- International Day of Veterinary Medicine (every December 9th)
Keep in mind some special occasions in your vet’s life, including:
- A nomination to an award
- Father’s or Mother’s Day
- A new baby
- Adopting a furry family member
- Opening their own vet clinic
- Finishing a professional course
Let’s get into the purrfect gift ideas to thank your veterinarian!
Best Gifts for Veterinary professionals
Your vet is working long days and nights, mostly on their feet and with short breaks. Comfortable and durable shoe-wear is a MUST for every veterinarian. And with beautiful designs? That is a great PLUS!
In our online store, we have the perfect design, color, and size for your vet! Our sneakers are the ideal gift for a female veterinarian.
A stethoscope is a medical instrument that allows veterinarians to listen to the heart, lungs, stomach, and other sounds in your pet’s body. Stethoscopes play an important role in physical examination to identify any illness and help determine any further tests.
They make a great present for any veterinarian. Be sure to ask about what your vet is looking for in a stethoscope before purchasing one.
The following is a selection of our favorite veterinary stethoscopes:
Stethoscope tags are a thoughtful add-on for the everyday instrument. Include a personal touch by adding your vet’s name at the back of our stethoscope tags. They will never misplace their stethoscope again!
An Otoscope is another essential tool for any veterinarian and is mainly used to examine the ears. You can’t go wrong with this useful veterinary gift!
See some popular otoscopes below:
Are you looking for a gift that a veterinarian coffee lover would use every day? Well, we have a solution for you if they love takeaways or coffee made at home: TUMBLERS!
Our tumblers come in different colors, sizes, and designs, such as veterinary hilarious and inspiring quotes that only your vet will understand!
The best part is that you can customize them and add their name under the design.
"Don't argue with me, I neuter for a living" is one of our best seller designs for veterinarians.
Our ceramic mugs are another fantastic gift alternative for coffee or tea lovers.
We can customize it for your vet with a photo of their pet! Such a beautiful way of thanking them.
In our online store, you can find the best travel mugs for veterinarians with unique designs! Our mission with the travel mugs is to bring a smile to every veterinarian in their coffee break.
Bandage scissors engraved
We not only love delivering presents that your veterinarian can use every day, but we also understand how easy it is to lose an instrument. That's why we have the option of personalizing many of our products in our online store, including the bandage scissors.
Order the bandage scissors engraved, right here.
Many vets love wearing something comfy after a long day at the vet clinic! ZIP hoodies are an excellent option for those who also love running in a cold morning before going to work.
You can find a huge range of fun, inspiring, and unique veterinary designs in our store.
We also have the option of customizing the hoodie with a photo of your veterinarian's pet.
Our T-shirts can also make a fabulous gift combination with a hoodie. We have so many designs for every personality: humorous, serious, extrovert!
"Veterinarian: our patients are cuter than yours" is a must-have design for your vet.
You can also choose to customize it with a photo of your vet's pet. They will love it!
Do you want to give your vet a beautiful canvas of their pets? We've got you covered!
Do you want to personalize a wooden plate for your vet's office? We can do that for you!
Check out our online store for many more products that we can customize.
Using a veterinary coloring book can be a mindful activity to unwind while refreshing some knowledge and boosting creativity!
Find more about veterinary coloring books here.
Cats seem to follow me everywhere. Apart from writing animal-related articles, doing work experience in a vet clinic, and studying for my vet nursing degree, I usually volunteer in an animal sanctuary, and I foster kittens and do rescue work.
Some cats arrive in the rescue center in an awful state and have to be brought to the vet immediately. I am grateful that with the incredible work of our local veterinary staff, we get to give orphans kittens and cats a chance to thrive and find a forever home.
Writing this article also reminded me of my mornings in the vet clinic when I observe the exhausted faces of vets that were on call the night before. Still, I also see their willingness to save more lives!
I always try to show my appreciation to every team member by saying thank you for their work and also purchasing a gift on special occasions. It can really make their day!
If you liked this article, check out our interview section on our blog to read amazing stories of people involved in veterinary medicine!
Project dedicated to support and help to improve Veterinary Medicine. Sharing information and raising discussions in the veterinary community.