Is your veterinary social media policy up to scratch?


What do you meme you dont have a social media policy? Heres help from the cats who rule the Internet.

The Internet was made for cats, so what better way to clarify your social media policy than these ... erm ... educational animal memes? Then, just to be extra clear, make sure you refer to the sample social media form at

1. Respect confidentiality. Don't post anything that might be proprietary or not for public consumption, such as the practice's strategic plan. This includes the practice's intellectual property and customer data. If you're not sure, just ask.

Photos courtesy of Jennifer Graham


2. Be respectful. On your own forums, remember your public communication concerning the practice can't violate the guidelines in your employee policy manual. 


3. Add a disclaimer. When you're posting on your own social media channels, please be sure to represent your personal views as your own and not necessarily the views of the veterinary practice. 


4. Use good judgment. Don't post material that is obscene, defamatory, profane, libelous, threatening, harassing, abusive or embarrassing to others or to the practice. 

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