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Facing fear head on: Tips for veterinarians to create a more behavior-centered practice

In part 2 of this series, we equip veterinary teams to assess and alleviate fear during veterinary visits to build a more positive patient experience and stronger pet-owner relationships.

If you’re not conducting routine evaluations for common behavior problems, you’re not alone. Taking a proactive approach to behavior is almost nonexistent in most of our practices, yet research suggests that implementing a fear and anxiety assessment at each veterinary visit could go a long way toward preventing relinquishment and suffering in pet dogs and cats.

Link to article by Dr. Karen Overall.

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