Veterinary client handout: 4 things to know about a pet's skin issues
Do you have any clients who are worried about their pets' skin conditions? Download this handout to help educate them about dermatological issues. Andy Rollo, DVM, a Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board member, shares these four things clients should bear in mind when facing a pets' skin issues:
The client and the pet may share the same health concern. Reassure the client that the profession also values human health.
Educate clients so they're aware excessive use of antibiotics can lead to more problems for their pets in the future.
If the pet has had more than two ear infections in the past year, identify what could be causing the issue.
Explain that every allergy case doesn't need medication. Discuss other tools and approaches.