Compassion fatigue can occur in many settings where thoughtful care is provided, whether to human patients or to animals. The following compelling article describes how CF is experienced in the context of veterinary services in Australia and elsewhere.

“ACT veterinarians cracking under pressure of overwork, poor pay and reduced numbers
After two attempted suicides in his veterinary clinic, Damien Solley knows first hand mental health problems come hand-in-hand with working in the veterinarian…”