Source: MV Times

Michelle Gerhard Jasny, VMD reflects on her resolution for the New Year to prioritize happiness. Coming from a family and culture with a tendency towards the sad and negative, she acknowledges her genetic predisposition for pessimism. Working in a profession filled with pain and loss, she temporarily took a break from online Veterinary groups focused on sad stories, seeking a dose of happiness.

The article humorously discusses a scientific term for dogs’ energetic bursts, “frenetic random activity periods (FRAPS),” emphasizing that such behavior signals a need for exercise and interaction. Jasny recommends a dog toy called the HurriK9 for energetic dogs. She expresses happiness in the relationships with clients, community, and thoughtful gestures, emphasizing the importance of finding joy despite life’s challenges.

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