Low Stress Handling® and Restraint of Difficult Dogs and Cats

1.5 CE units

Days to complete course: 90

Are you routinely scruffing, stretching, or struggling with cats? Do you have difficulty with hyperactive, fearful, or aggressive dogs? In this online course learn how to apply Low Stress Handling® techniques to the most difficult patients. You will learn the principles and techniques to help you adjust to your patient’s needs by creating a calm environment, using towel wrap techniques and skilled handling pets of different sizes and temperaments.

Mastering these skills will help you create a more pet-friendly hospital or pet care business.




Learning Objectives:

• Learn how the sights, sounds, smells, and surfaces in your practice may be increasing stress in your patients. Learn how to create a calm, safe, and secure environment.

• Understand how every interaction affects how animals react. Learn how to approach animals, pick them up, move them from place to place, or restrain them with minimal stress and gain their consent.

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