When working with owners of very ill pets, your greatest value may not be in the medical arena. Supporting caregivers through education, communication and these other real-world tips can make this trying time easier for owners, your staff and, of course, the pet.
Its results seem intuitive, but this study sought to scientifically measure the toll that caring for a pet with a chronic or terminal illness takes on an owner. What researchers found could alter the way your veterinary team interacts with clients in such cases.
Laboratory animal veterinarians are greatly concerned with caring for small mammals away from their natural habitats—giving them the best life possible while they're under these researchers' care. Share their wisdom with your pocket-pet-owning clients.
Real fulfillment for a beloved pet is more than food, water and shelter. Today's veterinarians like you are helping loving pet owners create home environments of curiosity, challenge and socializing for cats, dogs and more. Share the wealth with your own clients with these sample Facebook posts and tweets.
Keeping pets’ pain and fear to a minimum is great—but it’s not enough for a good quality of life. Animals need an environment in which they can thrive and be happy. And veterinarians are obligated to help make this happen.