#Fear Free Certification
WellHaven Pet Health partners with Fear Free to train veterinary professionals
April 2, 2019WellHaven Pet Health says it is partnering with Fear Free to provide training to its medical staff on emotional well-being, enrichment, and reducing fear, anxiety, and stress in pets. “Adopting Fear Free across our practices will result in better medicine, better business, increased safety, and improved practice culture,” says WellHaven Pet Health chief medical officer, Bob Lester, DVM. The partnership will allow WellHaven Pet Health to achieve American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) certification in …
Fear Free issues request for research proposals
March 5, 2019Fear Free is now accepting proposals to help researchers focus on reducing fear, anxiety, and stress related to veterinary visits or/and enriching the lives of pets at home. To qualify, proposals must be original, evidence-based research that will increase and enhance the understanding of the science and knowledge on which Fear Free training and education is based. Fear Free is offering a grant amount of up to $2,500 to individuals, groups, or teaching institutions …
A different perspective on the wide world of Fear Free
March 23, 2018My perspective in this magazine is unique. I am a certified animal behavior consultant, not a veterinary professional. I am on the radio and TV, I write blogs, and I contribute to popular press books about companion animals. My involvement in veterinary medicine spans just over two decades.