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Teach your veterinary clients 'the hand test'

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Dr. Sarah Wooten is here to help make body condition score easy for your clients to understand.

Discussing pets' body condition with clients can be a frustrating task. Whether the patient in question is underweight or tipping the scales a little too much, Fetch dvm360 conference speaker Sarah Wooten, DVM, has a practical demonstration that will help pet owners get an accurate understanding of condition, "especially for visual and tactile learners."

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How does it work? In this video Dr. Wooten explains the method of comparing a dog's ribs to portions of your own hand to determine condition: Back of hand (optimum), knuckles (underweight) and palm (overweight).

Watch the video to see Dr. Wooten explain the hand test.

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