Behavior Understanding the Cat
PRACTICING CAT FRIENDLY Welcome to a series of articles, presented in partnership between NAVC Publishing and American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP). These articles focus on feline-specific information on cats’ unique behaviors; diagnosis and evaluation of disease and conditions; better approaches and techniques for cats; and strategies to decrease stress associated with the veterinary visit …
Technician-Driven Preventive Behavior Services
Behavior concerns are the number-one cause for pet relinquishment. Through preventive behavior services, veterinary technicians can help preserve the human–animal bond.
The Veterinary Technician’s Role in Implementing Fear Free
Currently, Fear Freesm certification is only possible for individuals; however, starting in 2018, veterinary hospitals will be able to become Fear Free certified. Learn how you can play a role in decreasing patient stress to improve patient care.
Puppies for the Holidays: Keeping Them Fear Free℠
Inevitably, January brings new patients that were given as gifts for the holidays. Help your clients get their new puppies off to a good start in the family and at the clinic with advice on positive training techniques.
Structuring a Course for Dogs with Fireworks Anxiety
If your clinic is overwhelmed with anxious dogs—and their owners—during noisy holidays, check out Esther Klok’s ingenious solution to the problem of New Year’s fireworks!