Team handout: 7 clinic accommodations for feline ‘oldsters’

Team handout: 7 clinic accommodations for feline ‘oldsters’

Don’t let your veterinary practice commit these feline faux pa(w)s with old, painful cats.
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May 03, 2017
By dvm360.com staff

Click on the image to download full-size PDF.How many times have you described an older feline patient as being as pliable as a pad of butter? Ever?

For CVC educator Robin Downing, DVM, MS, DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP, butter-like cats are the norm thanks to a few tweaks to both her clinic and her approach. Click here or on the image to download a printable handout of her top adjustment advice for old cats (which will make feline youngsters purr too).

Dr. Downing saved her most important tip for last: Use the least amount of restraint as possible—a recommendation that becomes more and more attainable with each accommodation from the handout you implement.