Mikkel Becker, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP, CDBC, CTC
A pets sudden introduction to a household with other animals or kids can be rough on veterinary clients. Do you need to brush up on your advice for introducing new cats and dogs? These are some basic steps and thoughts that will help any new owner of a puppy, kitten or other new pet.
There are lots of ways to know a dog is frightened, anxious or stressed, but theyre all useless if your veterinary client doesnt act as voice for their dog and say 'no' to the stressful person or situation. Share this handout with dog owners to help them trust their instinct for the right kind of dog training and the wrong kind of social encounters.
Change is new and exciting. It can also be hard and terrifying. Here's how to get everyone on board when making the switch to Fear Free in your veterinary clinic.
A walk in the park should be just that for both the dog and the owner. Read up on these leash, harness and halter options so youll be ready to help your veterinary clients find the finest fits for their canine companions.
Keep giants gentle during veterinary care by eliminating these sources of fear, anxiety, stress and pain.