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The Pet-friendly Veterinary Practice: A Guide for Practitioners

  • Title: The Pet-friendly Veterinary Practice: A Guide for Practitioners
  • Description:
    Vet Clin North America Small Anim Pract Vol 44, 2014, pp 451–481. Authors: ME Herron, T Shreyer

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  • Category: Behavior

  • Abstract / Overview:
  • The Pet-friendly Veterinary Practice

    Article goals

    •   Foster a better understanding of canine and feline body language

    •   Show how human body language affects the behavior of animal patients

    •   Learn techniques to ease animal stress and fear associated with the veterinary setting, thereby reducing arousal and aggression

    •   Promote safety for clinicians and staff

    •   Increase confidence in handling dogs and cats

    •   Provide tools for safe and effective restraint of fractious patients