Connect to data about veterinary clients' knowledge and preferences

Connect to data about veterinary clients' knowledge and preferences

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Aug 01, 2007
Wellness education
Percentage of practitioners who discuss certain client education topics at each visit, 2007, plus TIPS

Number of pet health issues that veterinarians typically address during one office visit, 2007, plus TIPS

Communication case study: Talking to clients about pain

Veterinarians' strategies when they can't address all pet health issues during the scheduled appointment, 2007, plus TIPS

Communication case study: Talking to clients about dental care

Veterinarians' approach when they find a clinical concern other than the clients' primary reason for visiting, 2007, plus TIPS

Top 10 reasons clients bring a cat or a dog to a veterinarian, 2006

Average time for a wellness visit from waiting room to checkout, 2007

Average time spent with a veterinarian and staff member during a wellness visit, 2007

QUICK STATS: Team members and client education, 2007

Equine
EQUINE SOLUTIONS: Owners opting for elective equine surgery, 1996 and 2006

Parasites
Pet owners' level of parasite awareness and adoption of preventive strategies,2006

Percentage of pet owners who are concerned about fleas, ticks, giardia, toxoplasma, heartworms, and intestinal worms, 2006

Percentage of dog and cat owners using parasite control products monthly, 2006

COMMENTARY: Improving parasite compliance

Ethics and behavior
Team members' experience with ethics in veterinary practice, 2006

Case studies: Responding to sticky ethical situations

Percentage of dog owners reporting bad behavior, 2007

COMMENTARY: Solving patients' behavior problems

QUICK STATS: Percentage of pet owners who say they want more behavior training, feel guilty, and spoil their pets, 2007

COMMENTARY: Addressing behavior problems early

Percentage of owners who let cats and dogs sleep in their beds; percentage of dog owners who feed pets table scraps, 2007

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