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Source: Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic

Vet appointment really does feel like home with Visiting Vets

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VACAVILLE — Sybill Murray hated just about everything about working in a veterinarian clinic – from the hard floors to the long hours making someone else money.

So Murray, who earned her doctorate in veterinarian medicine from the University of California, Davis, has eliminated clinics from her practice. She makes house calls.

“I did clinic medicine until about 1995, so about 12 years. It’s fine, but I didn’t like it. When you are in the clinic, you work 10, 12 hours a day inside,” said Murray, who turned 70 in June. She moved to Vacaville from Suisun City in May. She had lived in Suisun since 1990.

“It was really a nightmare and I was trying to raise children and I never saw them,” she said. “And I wasn’t making any money as a clinician. . . . And I wanted to be my own boss, but I didn’t want to buy a clinic.”

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