Low stress veterinary visits
FIRSTLINE - Apr 18, 2017
I didn't believe a lower stress approach could make a difference in our veterinary practice … until CVC made a convert of our assistant manager. Here's what we've learned in the process (and how my skepticism has turned to genuine appreciation).
dvm360.com - Apr 19, 2017
Consider this case study and ask yourself: Do you want to change everything for the pets that visit your practice?
FIRSTLINE - Apr 18, 2017
CVC educator Dr. E’Lise Christensen, DACVB, offers at-home behavior modification strategies veterinarians and team members can offer to clients.
dvm360.com - Apr 18, 2017
You’ve probably heard of Dr. Marty Becker. And if you’ve heard of Dr. Marty Becker, chances are you’ve heard of his dream of every veterinary practice transforming into a Fear Free practice.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 03, 2017
Study evaluates the stress-reducing effect of playing different music genres for kenneled dogs.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 16, 2017
This results of this study may change up your go-to sedative for your anxious hospitalized veterinary patients.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 10, 2017
The damage caused by one bad experience may never be reversed.
Dec 29, 2016
Many myths exist about canine behavior, and your veterinary team needs to understand why your practice believes in—and recommends—behavior counseling for happier pet families. This team meeting, sponsored by VPL, will get your entire team on the same page—for less stress and calmer dogs!
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Dec 22, 2016
Each Veterinary Medicine Essentials package covers diagnostic steps, treatment plan guidance and the latest updates, plus resources to share with your entire veterinary team and your clients.
VETTED - Dec 21, 2016
The feline sector is the biggest untapped growth opportunity for companion animal veterinarians. Here's how to become more feline-friendly (and how you'll benefit).
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Dec 13, 2016
Better vaccinations, kinder physical exams and taking time to relax and reward pets in the veterinary practice are all crucial parts of creating a lower-stress visit. But if you don't tell pet owners why you're doing and why, you're leaving it to them to guess.
FIRSTLINE - Dec 09, 2016
This skill centers the pets’ focus on you and encourages positive engagement.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Dec 08, 2016
Luckily, Dr. Ralph Harvey says you'll soon have more analgesic options than ever.
FIRSTLINE - Dec 07, 2016
Mikkel Becker and Dr. Gary Landsberg demonstrate to train cats to a carrier.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 02, 2016
Well-timed treats are key to overcoming dogs' initial objections to this form of guidance while on a leash.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Nov 08, 2016
This veterinary behavior specialist says you’re reading your patients all wrong. Bonus: The simplest, most important low-stress practice tip everyone in the veterinary world can use.
HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT - Oct 27, 2016
Veterinary architect Heather Lewis is here to remind the veterinary world that even man’s closest of animal companions still sees, smells, hears and experiences vary differently in crucial ways. Keeping that truth in mind helps immensely when it comes to designing a low-stress environment.
FIRSTLINE - Oct 17, 2016
No, really. Kitties (and some dogs too!) will relax in your veterinary practice if you just give them high spaces to perch.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Oct 10, 2016
How Well-Managed Practices are decreasing fear and increasing revenue.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Sep 29, 2016
Use this handout to show clients this should not be the first training method of choice.