2015 AAHA Canine and Feline Behavior Management Guidelines
Client tools: general behavior questionnaires for dogs and cats
Ask clients to complete these forms at home or in the reception area for every visit. By targeting the main areas of concern, these brief questionnaires help you direct conversations about the dog’s or cat’s behaviors. Ideally, a technician should review and annotate the form before the exam begins.
This tool is not a substitute for a complete history that elicits detailed contextual information and behavioral patterns. If it is used at all visits, however, patterns of behavior change can be recognized and addressed as they occur.