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Lifestyle and Safety Assessment

Safety hazards vary with the patient’s life stage and lifestyle as well as with impairments of mobility, hearing, or vision. Veterinary teams shoul...

Zoonoses and Human Safety

Veterinarians play a crucial role in protecting dogs, their families, and the public from exposure to zoonotic diseases. Dogs can serve as a sentin...

Behavior

Canine behavior is influenced by developmental age, experiences, breed and environment. Although genetics have a significant influence on behavior,...

Nutritional Assessment

Nutritional assessment should be part of every visit to the veterinary practice. Evaluation of the body condition score (BCS), muscle condition sco...

Parasite Control

Despite the widespread availability of safe and effective treatments, internal and external parasites remain common in dogs, particularly in those...

Dental Care

With appropriate care, oral and dental disease and associated pain can be prevented or minimized. Because so many dogs are affected by dental and...

Breed-Specific Considerations

Historically, we have recognized that breed-specific physiology and clinical pathological normal values may vary. The evidence-based studies and...

Vet Team & Pet Owner Collaboration

The cost of prevention is often a fraction of the cost of treating a disease or problem once it has become more advanced. Early diagnosis and...

References

References for the 2019 AAHA Canine Life Stage Guidelines .

Conclusion

A patient’s life stage is one of the most relevant aspects of clinical practice because it guides risk assessment, a preventive healthcare plan, an...

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