BehaviorIf we understand and appreciate how our patients perceive the experience of being in a veterinary hospital, we will be better able to modify our behavior and the hospital environment to improve their experience and wellbeing.
BehaviorBy understanding the many challenges that birds bring to the clinic experience, the veterinary team can prepare effectively and behave in such a manner that the bird’s stress levels remain as low as possible.
BehaviorReading and communicating the signals of equine stress will help the clinic incorporate low-stress practices and improve the client–patient–clinic relationship.
BehaviorPrevisit medication works best when combined with additional interventions, such as lower-stress handling or Fear Free techniques.
BehaviorUsing appropriate handling techniques can help minimize fear, anxiety, and stress for all patients.
BehaviorWhile some training methods that have been popularized on television may produce quick results, they also may create stress for the pet or damage the human-animal bond.
Kitten classes are a low-risk, high-benefit service that demonstrates your practice’s commitment to behavioral health and the high priority that you place on cats.
BehaviorBecause behavior issues can negatively impact the human-animal bond, it’s important to discuss and address them as early as possible.
BehaviorMost feline behavioral issues have fairly easy fixes, and veterinary nurses are in the position to advise.
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