Multi-Course Curriculum: Creating a Pet-Friendly Hospital, Animal Shelter, or Petcare Business

4.5 CE units – 3 courses totaling 8.5 CE units

In this compilation lecture, Dr. Sophia Yin outlines a simple, inexpensive way to incorporate Low Stress Handling® skills into your practice. Creating a pet-friendly hospital, shelter, or pet care business improves efficiency, increases staff safety, and ensures satisfaction from your clients and their pets.




Learning Objectives: 

• Recognize fear and be able anticipate bites, minimizing injuries.

• Understand and implement counterconditioning and desensitization techniques to train animals to consent to procedures they once feared.

• Learn handling methods for cats and dogs of different sizes and temperaments and how to adjust your techniques to the patient’s needs.

• Understand how every interaction you have with an animal affects their perception of your and their willingness to cooperate.

• Learn how the sights, sounds, smells, and surfaces in your practice may be increasing stress in your patients.

This multi-course curriculum includes:

Rapid Reversal of Fear and Aggression in Dogs and Cats.

Recognizing Brewing Fear and Aggression in Dogs and Cats.

Low Stress Handling and Restraint of Difficult Dogs and Cats.

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