Preventive healthcare guidelines are useless if there isn’t a formal implementation process to enroll and motivate staff, and set them up to succeed. Luckily, there are some free resources available. Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP), an alliance of 100+ veterinary associations, veterinary colleges, and animal health companies focused on preventive care led by AAHA and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), is offering, free of charge, a step-by-step process for implementing the AAHA/AVMA Preventive Healthcare Guidelines for Dogs and Cats (“Guidelines”).
Eighty-three percent of cats are taken to the vet in the first year of ownership, yet over half of them don't return, according to the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP). Here’s an opportunity to change that. In honor of National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day on Monday, Aug. 22, the AAFP is offering free, downloadable resources practices can use on their websites, via social media, and by posting in their practices to educate cat caregivers on the importance of routine check-ups.
At what point do discounted veterinary services or products and medications become taxable compensation rather than a nontaxable fringe benefit?
Protect your team—and practice—by pinpointing controlled substance compliance gaps before they become an issue.
Prevention is key to improving the lives of our patients and their owners. Learn how preventive care can make a positive difference in your practice with the Preventive Healthcare Certificate Program from Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP).
Learn how preventive care can make a positive difference in your practice with the Preventive Healthcare Certificate Program from Partners for Healthy Pets, and earn nine hours of RACE-approved and CVPM-approved CE.
Learn how preventive care can make a positive difference in your practice with the Preventive Healthcare Certificate Program from Partners for Healthy Pets.
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) announced last week the results of its 2017 Cat Friendly Practice (CFP) Survey. Launched in 2012, the Cat Friendly Practice program is a worldwide collaboration of feline experts who provide guidelines with recommendations specifically for cats. The AAFP was the first major veterinary organization in North America to implement a coordinated approach to minimize stress associated with veterinary visits for cats, caregivers, and the veterinary team.
Things are a long way from being anywhere near back to normal , but with many states starting to relax stay-at-home orders and allowing businesses to gradually begin reopening, employers and staff alike are wondering what that ’ s going to look like. Animal h ospitals are no exception.
Appointments are way up at most practices. So are no-shows. Here's how to keep them to a minimum.