Live from WVC: Any technician can get involved in pet behavior

Live from WVC: Any technician can get involved in pet behavior

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Feb 22, 2011
By dvm360.com staff

Technicians can take a leading role in a veterinary practice's behavior program, and they can even earn a technician specialty in behavior. But what's the right level of involvement for you? Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians President-Elect Alicea Schaeffer, RVT, VTS (behavior), KPA CTP, CPDT-KA, took some time during the Western Veterinary Conference to speak with Firstline Editor Kerry Hillard Johnson about how veterinary technicians can get more involved in pet behavior.

Proceedings papers for techs

The very best behavior advice for new puppy owners (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

The entire hospital staff should play a role in the counseling of new puppy owners.

The technician's role creating a behavior centered veterinary practice (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

A focus on pet behavior in the veterinary clinic is an excellent practice builder.

Trying times--dealing with canine adolescent dog (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

A behavior wellness exam is an opportunity to check up on a pet’s behavioral health and answer any related questions a client may have.

Enriching geriatric patients' lives (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

An important time for practices to include a behavioral exam is when a pet becomes a senior.

Tubes and tracheas--all about endotracheal tubes and lesions in difficult intubations (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Endotracheal tubes are usually made from silicone, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic or red rubber.