I know it's the "box of doom," but I'm strangely drawn toward it. Mom has been putting my favorite food in it for a few days now and it feels so good to be in here. There are even "tiny leaves of happiness" on a cozy towel in here that I can't help but roll around in. 

"Seems like Thea likes her carrier. The catnip and pheromones really seem to be working," Dad says. 

"I think we've done a good job of making her more comfortable in it so hopefully tomorrow's visit to the veterinarian isn't too stressful for you two," Mom says as she sits down at her computer in the kitchen. 

What? The veterinarian? I recognize what that means, but the spell cast by the box is making me ambivalent toward the idea of the veterinary visit. 

"Did you see the email from the hospital asking us to do an online health risk assessment on Thea? I am taking care of it now." 

A few minutes later, Mom calls out to Dad, "Did you know that cats can get heartworms?"

"I thought it was just a dog thing," Dad says. 

"No, apparently cats can get them from mosquito bites. Are we giving her any medicine for that?"

"You know, I'm not sure if the stuff we're using helps with heartworms. I'll ask Dr. Reynolds about this tomorrow."

After about 10 minutes, Mom picks up her laptop and comes over to sit on the floor with me. 

"Well, that didn't take long. This personalized report on Thea is pretty cool. It does say she's at risk for heartworm disease, dental problems, and even arthritis. I didn't know that cats can get arthritis! Be sure to talk to Dr. Reynolds about these things when you go in." 

"Will do."

My delirious purring echoes in the box, almost drowning out Dad's reply. 

The Pet Wellness Report (PWR) prepares your clients for their visits
By asking pet owners carefully crafted questions about their pets, they can get an idea of how healthy their pets might be and what areas of their pets' health care might need attention. Since the signs of disease in cats can be subtle, the PWR can be especially important in uncovering areas that may go unnoticed by even the most astute cat owners.

How does the PWR work?
Before, during, or after the wellness visit, the client completes a standardized, online questionnaire, which can be paired with optional diagnostics, including blood/urine testing and parasite screening. The PWR then generates a comprehensive, easy-to-read report that acts as a catalyst to engage, educate, and empower pet owners to more proactively assess their pets' health alongside their veterinary health care teams.

Help prepare your clients for the wellness visit with a health risk assessment (HRA) by empowering them to ask questions that may help you both uncover subtle signs of disease. 

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Contact [email protected] (use promo code REDBLOG in your subject line) to receive FREE Pet Wellness Reports for you and your entire staff. 

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