Veterinary Exams for Assistance Animals

November 2, 2017

Oliver Knesl, BSc, BSc (Hons), MSc, BVSc, MRCVS, director of major accounts for veterinary professional services in the US Companion Animal Division for Zoetis, explains what veterinarians need to do when examining or treating an assistance animals.

Oliver Knesl, BSc, BSc (Hons), MSc, BVSc, MRCVS, director of major accounts for veterinary professional services in the US Companion Animal Division for Zoetis, explains what veterinarians need to do when examining or treating an assistance animals.

In addition to conducting a routine examination on an assistance animal, you want to make sure to take into account what task that animal has to be able to perform. What other role does this animal play other than being a pet?