Behavior Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Melissa Bain honored with 2016 Bustad award DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 05, 2016 By dvm360.com staff Bain's career has been a boon to the human-animal bond. What’s in the (cat) box? FIRSTLINE: Feb 02, 2016 By dvm360.com staff Check out this feline-friendly, eco-friendly, budget-friendly approach to create a safe haven for visiting cats at your veterinary practice. Facts and Fiction: Bust these 10 behavior myths for veterinary clients VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 29, 2016 By dvm360.com staff Flip through this interactive feature for tips on addressing these misconceptions, as well as client handouts and further reading. Teach pet owners to build doggy diaper bags VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 28, 2016 By Melissa Spooner, LVT, VTS (behavior), BS, KPA-CTP When new pet owners are on-the-go with their precious pups, a doggy diaper bag can offer the securities of home during critical socialization activities and during travel times. All dog trainers are not created equal FIRSTLINE: Jan 28, 2016 By dvm360.com staff Spray bottles, rolled-up newspapers and "No! Bad dog!" not your training cup of tea? Make sure your veterinary practice works with the right trainers with tips from behaviorist Dr. Lisa Radosta. Talk to the claw (to end declaws) FIRSTLINE: Jan 27, 2016 By Ilona Rodan, DVM, DABVP (feline practice) Are your cat scratch conversations up to scratch? When clients complain about their rat-a-tat-tatty furniture turn the talks toward a paws-itive perspective that offers solutions to soothe kitty's natural inclinations. Feed fast and chill: How to lessen pet fear VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 25, 2016 By Lisa Radosta, DVM, DACVB Two tactics that veterinary behaviorist Dr. Lisa Radosta wishes you would use to calm and redirect patients. ASPCA estimates 1 million dogs and cats are re-homed annually in the U.S. DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 21, 2016 By dvm360.com staff Lower-income households reported access to free or low-cost pet services could prevent relinquishment. Separation anxiety: Can’t even go to the bathroom? VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 12, 2016 By Melissa Bain, DVM, DACVB, DACAW, MS An exercise for veterinary clients dealing with their pet's separation anxiety that won’t let them leave the room, let alone the house. Catching the light: An essential step when using laser pointers VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 09, 2016 By John Ciribassi, DVM, DACVB, Sarah J. Wooten, DVM Pay heed to this advice if you encourage this form of exercise in your feline patients. Three tips for managing patient separation anxiety VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 07, 2016 By Melissa Bain, DVM, DACVB, DACAW, MS If you can identify early signs of stress in your veterinary patients, your job just got easier. Fear-Free: The snuggles edition FIRSTLINE: Jan 06, 2016 By Mikkel Becker, CPDT Pets only calm down and relax when you make the veterinary hospital feel like home sweet home. Fact or fiction? Food rewards can reinforce fear aggression VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 04, 2016 By Lisa Radosta, DVM, DACVB, Sarah J. Wooten, DVM Fiction! Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Lisa Radosta sets everyone straight on this myth. Please don't leave me alone! (Or I'll eat the house...) VETTED: Jan 02, 2016 By dvm360.com staff Veterinary behaviorist Dr. John Ciribassi offers these dos and don’ts to encouraging dogs’ self-reliance, which helps keep separation anxiety in check. Ideally, saving the banister. Help your clients get scared straight VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 29, 2015 By Lisa Radosta, DVM, DACVB, Sarah J. Wooten, DVM Signs of fear aren't a trade secret. Share them with your clients! 1 2 3 4 5 ... 39 Next » Last » Hot topics on dvm360Pet Owner 2.0: A dvm360 Leadership Challenge Veterinary issues in 2016: Will this be the year of telemedicine? Top 8 nastiest things to clean at a veterinary practice The 12 days of veterinary client handouts Need a urine sample? Urine luck!