Make the leap into better behavior consultations

April 7, 2017

Heres a look at whos handling the majority of client communication on behavior issues, as well as tips from an all-star veterinary practice.

Let's face it: Behavior consultations wouldn't have a seat at the popular table.

If you want to be one of the best, there's no need to dream it up yourself

Get your hands on Bechmarks 2016: A Study of Well-Managed Practices and let those all-star practices--the ones that provide top-notch animal care while making some serious bank--show you the way.

Benchmarks 2016 has action steps to help you:

> Increase profits

> Fuse leadership and management

> Take advantage of technology

> Get ready for transition

Here's where to get it.

According to the 2016 dvm360 Spectrum of Care Survey, nearly half of the respondents (46 percent) didn't have a person on staff who's passionate about behavior discussions. At 37 percent, veterinarians were far and away the most common person on staff to eagerly engage in such consultations, while veterinary technicians came in a distant third at 8 percent (9 percent of respondents answered “other team member”).

If you aren't sure where to start, check out the tips below and dive in!