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.
As more Americans are getting their COVID vaccinations, many veterinary practices are working to figure out their vaccination policy.
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PetSmart kicked off the trend of offering veterinary services in retail stores back in 1994. Now they're revolutionizing the market again with an independent business ownership model that allows veterinarians to open their own AAHA-accredited practice inside a PetSmart location.
Back in the early days of the pandemic, people talked about the future in terms of “when things get back to normal.” Not anymore. Now they talk in terms of the “the new normal,” and what that’s going to look like. For many animal hospitals, the new normal is already here.
When it comes to reopening a veterinary practice, “There’s no one-size-fits-all approach,” said veterinary epidemiologist J. Scott Weese.
Tamara Grubb, DVM, PhD, DACVAA, cochair of the 2020 AAHA Anesthesia and Monitoring Guidelines for Dogs and Cats , is excited about the new guidelines. “There are so many new things [that] I don’t even know where to start,” she told NEWStat .
Question: What does your competition charge for a digital dental radiograph? A. $65 B. $89 C. $123 Answer: It depends on where you practice.*
“The cool thing about the weight-loss plan generator is that veterinarians or technicians can use it to generate a nutrition prescription,” says Caitlin DeWilde, DVM.
Veterinary practices continue to adapt as the COVID-19 situation develops in their communities. Here are seven ways to adapt.