Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat
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24 September 2009
What makes a great vet practice? Dr. Nancy Kay always has great vet care tips and in today's Speaking for Spot blog post she shared more, specifically the factors that create a great vet visit. If your vet isn't meeting this criteria and you're not happy about that, it's time to find one who does meet your needs:
. . . Most recently, Dr. Becker has been busy promoting his concept of “Fear Free veterinary visits” by encouraging his colleagues to focus on their patients’ minds as well as their bodies. After all, the calmer the animal, the more successful the visit is apt to be. Dr. Becker writes, “Just as pediatric dentists had to change to comfort and coddle patients as well as do preventive and therapeutic dental care, so must we change to provide emotional care and compassion for pets to go along with great medicine.”
Dr. Becker’s Ten Fear Free strategies
Here are the ten steps Dr. Becker recommends to achieve Fear Free veterinary visits: