The Champion's Corner Blog

The Champion's Corner Blog

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    Guidelines! If the practice is implementing a Preventive Pet Healthcare Program, the goal is to take the proper steps to ensure the success of the program. One key strategy for accomplishing this is to ensure that proper guidelines are in place. But it is important to understand what guidelines are and how they should be approached to increase the chances of success. Aren’t guidelines rules? Guidelines are not rules, they function as tools that read more...

  • Currently, 78% of U.S. workers---that’s 4 in 5 workers---live paycheck to paycheck. According to CareerBuilder research, this percentage has increased 3% in a one-year period. As the number of people who are financially vulnerable and unprepared to cover unexpected expenses has accelerated, the number of pet owners has also increased and, according to The Bayer Veterinary Care Usage Study, the number of active patients per veterinarian has declined. read more...

  • Ensuring that the patients in your practice are healthy and up to date on all healthcare requirements takes cooperation…cooperation between the members of the veterinary team, as well as the cooperation of clients who must agree to comply with guidelines and recommendations that are at the foundation of preventive pet healthcare. Promoting preventive healthcare in the practice requires aligning the entire practice around a protocol with a step by read more...

  • Make your practice cool for cats!

    Blog Entry

    When it comes to cats, opinions tend to run hot and cold. At one end of the spectrum are the feline fans who find them to be beautiful, sophisticated, intelligent, independent and easy to care for. At the other end, you find people with cattitude. To these folks, cats are elusive and hard to read and sometimes even difficult and sneaky. How can one animal engender diametrically opposed feelings? Chalk it up to misperceptions, bias, and misinformation. read more...

  • Blog Entry

    Educating clients about programs, procedures and treatment is a significant piece of what we do in the veterinary field. Practices committed to promoting preventive pet healthcare can find extensive tools and resources through the  Partners for Healthy Pets website . Some of these resources focus on how managers can equip staff to discuss preventive pet healthcare, including how to broach the topic, ways to deal with resistant client and a host of read more...

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