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Client handout: How old is your pet in human years?

February 1, 2014

Hand out or post this chart to help your clients better understand their pets' health and well-being.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Veterinarians launch hospice and palliative care organization

December 3, 2013

Founders of Veterinary Society for Hospice and Palliative Care hope to develop new veterinary specialty.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Evidence points to routine retinal screening benefit for older cats

November 23, 2013

Ocular lesions identified before they produced clinical signs in cats over 8.

Source: FIRSTLINE

Sample script: Discussing palliative care

October 1, 2013

Do you know how to talk to your veterinary clients about palliative care? Here's a couple approaches you can try.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Osteoarthritis in your senior cat: Do you know the signs?

September 1, 2013

Download an informational client handout to help pet owners identify signs of osteoarthritis in their senior cat.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Video: How to make cats hate your practice

August 5, 2013

Feline experts Drs. Susan Little and Margie Scherk discuss maddening missteps to be sure to avoid in your practice.

Source: dvm360

The senior care toolkit

May 1, 2013

This toolkit delivers team training, free client handouts, exam room education strategies and more, all designed to make it as easy as possible for veterinarians and their teams to explain senior healthcare and wellness to pet owners. (With an educational grant provided by Vétoquinol)

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Video: Lose the "old age" mindset about aging pets

April 9, 2013

Don't attribute clinical signs in aging cats and dogs to old age alone, says Susan Little, DVM, DABVP.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Video: Weight loss: An early sign of disease in older cats

April 9, 2013

Particularly in aging cats, weight loss can be the earliest sign of disease, says Susan Little, DVM, DABVP.

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