We asked Dave Bruyette, DVM, DACVIM, how he’s using at-home blood glucose monitoring to improve care for diabetic pets, and how
he convinces veterinary clients to overcome their fear of needles and injections. Here’s what he said.
Your pet-owning clients today are different, yes, but in many ways they might be the same as they've ever been. Delve into two important ways (with dental and oncology examples) that veterinary clients fear the wrong action far more than no action—and what you can do about it.
Good news: Today's pet owners are more aware of their pets' care options. Bad news: The same recommendation doesn't work the same way for every client. Lets work through a pain example in the veterinary clinic.
Figure out what you really need and will really use. (And then make sure you do it by putting the right systems in place to support your team’s plan.) Here’s an overview of your basic equipment options from Dr. Heidi Lobprise.