Tag Archives: animal care workers

Why Animal Care Workers are at High Risk for Compassion Fatigue

If you’re an animal care worker, then it’s no surprise to you that your work can be filled with a range of emotions. These include the joy and satisfaction of saving or rehabilitating an animal to the sadness, guilt, and frustration of having to witness … More …

I Think I Have Compassion Fatigue – Now What?

This article is a follow up to the one I wrote previously on how animal care professionals are impacted by compassion fatigue. If you’re an animal care worker and think you’re experiencing compassion fatigue symptoms, it’s important to address them. Ignoring them can make them … More …

5 Signs of Compassion Fatigue in Animal Caregivers: Is this You?

A day in the life of an animal care worker includes many emotions, including joy and satisfaction that results from helping save or rescue an animal in need, or sadness and burden the of witnessing animal suffering, neglect, and (often) euthanasia. If the distressing emotions … More …