These materials reflect the best judgment of their authors, which may or may not adhere to the AAHA Guidelines in every detail. It is the prerogative and responsibility of each veterinary team to determine whether these brochures best serve their practices’ protocols.
Behavior Management Toolkit downloads
Cat and dog behaviors appearing during social maturity that should prompt veterinary assessment
Client perception is key in all aspects of veterinary medicine.
Topics and methods discussed in these guidelines are not part of the traditional curriculum in many veterinary medical schools.
All veterinary visits should include a behavioral assessment. Such assessments encourage the client to talk to the veterinarian regarding any concerns or questions they may have about their pet’s behavior and allow the staff to better meet the behavioral needs of their patients during and after the evaluation.
Working with a qualified trainer, the role of technicians and specialists in veterinary behavioral medicine.
Learning theory, operant conditioning, and classical Pavlovian conditioning are mature sciences and offer a wealth of information to veterinarians.