A new movement is sweeping through veterinary medicine focusing on reducing pet anxiety and fear. It’s called the Fear Free Initiative, and veterinary professionals are trying to help pet parents recognize and treat fear, anxiety, and stress in their pets.
Pet fear and anxiety doesn’t just exist at the veterinary office; often it’s present in your home. It’s important for pet parents and veterinary professionals to start looking at things from the pet’s perspective. Dog and cat body language can often be subtle, but these behavioral changes should be very apparent.
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