The AVMA has a family friendly video to demonstrate CPR. Janet Olson, veterinary cardiologist, involves her children to demonstrate and cover everything pet owners need to know to administer CPR to a pet. Veterinary clinics can use this video for websites, social media or blog posts. Continue reading
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), "It's clear that virtual care is emerging as an inevitable part of the modern veterinary practice." Telehealth and virtual care are not designed to replace your practice or expertise. It is meant to serve as a tool to enhance it! But where do you get started?
It has been recognized in veterinary medicine that compliance with pet owner administered medication has been historically low.
The Center for Cancer Research estimates approximately 6 million dogs and a similar number of cats are diagnosed with cancer each year. Veterinary teams are managing pets with cancer and talking to pet owners about treatment. It takes special insight to deliver the bad news to clients and help them understand what options are available. Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology) answered some questions about how to talk to clients as they pursue the best care and quality of life for their pets.
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The Heroes for Healthy Pets certification program was created to help veterinary professionals and pet businesses create facilities dedicated to being disease free. The program is co-sponsored by the International Boarding and Pet Services Association, VETgirl, the National Association of Veterinary Technicians, Pet Sitters International, and Barkleigh Productions and is powered by the Clorox Healthcare and Nobivac® vaccines.
Anyone who owns a pet knows how it can help us weather rough times. This may be even more so for those with serious mental illness.
Research shows that pet owners are willing to make changes and embrace preventive healthcare visits if they know it will benefit their pets. But for pet owners to find value in the recommendations of veterinary professionals and be motivated by their advice, there must be effective communication between the healthcare team and pet owners. These free, online videos can help.
Informative and sometimes laughable insights about dog and cat owners are the results of a study following 100 million devices to search the interest. Curious about the customer experience journey for pet owners, The Digital Consumer pitted dog people against cat people and examined data from Jumpshot’s 100-million-device panel to get a sense of the behavior patterns for each group.
Research shows that pet owners are willing to make changes and embrace preventive healthcare visits if they know it will benefit their pets. But for pet owners to find value in the recommendations of veterinary professionals and be motivated by their advice, there must be effective communication between the healthcare team and pet owners.