The feline care toolkit

Use these free tools to train your team and educate veterinary clients about feline care and wellness. (With an educational grant provided by CATalyst Council)
 
Nov 01, 2013
By dvm360.com staff

This dvm360 toolkit focuses on feline care. The special package of articles, tips, handouts, videos and tools is designed to make it easy for your team to educate cat owners about the importance of wellness and veterinary care.

The dvm360 toolkitArticles and tips
> 8 tips to make life easier for owners of diabetic cats
> For the love of cats

Your feline care tools

The dvm360 social media marketing kit for feline care
Use these pre-written Facebook posts and tweets to educate your clients about feline wellness and care. (That's right. It's social media outreach made easy!)

A free iPad module on feline care for exam room education
If you already have the dvm360 app for iPad, make sure you downloaded the latest update. Then, inside the app, click the tab labeled "Client Education." You'll find a module from dvm360 that's designed to help facilitate conversations with clients in the exam room. Educate and entertain your clients with interactive quizzes, videos and easy-to-process information about feline care and wellness. If you don't yet have the app, download it now using your iPad. Or just search for dvm360 in the iTunes App store.

Videos
Advocating feline care and wellness is a team effort. Watch these videos for tips and techniques that clinicians, technicians and clients can use.
> Make the carrier a cat's friend, not a foe
> Top 10 ways to screw up a feline visit
> How to make cats hate your practice

Ready-to-use handouts
Take advantage of these handouts to reinforce your message about feline care to your clients and your team. Just click, print and hand them out or post them in your clinic.
> Managing your cat's diabetes
> Tips for healthy weight loss in cats
> What's in your cat's mouth?
> Scoop out litter box problems in cats

Take the next step
Of course, the whole point is to get these tools and ideas into action so your team can discuss feline care with clients and help them understand how to help their cats have healthier, happier lives. Use these four strategies to make a plan and successfully implement it.

Talk back
Does your team do a great job discussing the importance of feline wellness and care with pet owners? We'd love to share your winning strategies with your colleagues. Did you try one of these tools? We'd love to know what your experience was like. Any other feedback? Let us know.