The Husbandry and Feeding of Veterinarians (for new owners). Clicking the link above will send you to an absolutely fantastic post and a must-read for anyone hoping for a relationship with someone in the veterinary industry.  Myself, I am certainly guilty of most of these things, especially grossing people out in restaurants.  I have not honed that particular filter as of yet.  Perhaps with time, perhaps never.  Only time will tell.