Top 5 low stress handling techniques for the fearful or aggressive dog (for nurses)
This webinar will present the most commonly used handling techniques to reduce fear, anxiety and stress in general practice. Dr Foote, a general practitioner with a behavior practice, will demonstrate and outline the most commonly used techniques for all canine patients. These techniques are based on the teachings from the text book "Low Stress Handling, Restraint, et al" by the late Dr Sophia Yin. Emphasis will be placed on staff safety as well as patient anxiety reduction. Using these techniques, you will be able to reduce stress and aggression in the majority of your patients and have a solid foundation for a low stress practice.
Dr Sally Foote DVM, CFBC-IAABC
Dr. Sally J Foote is owner and head veterinarian of Okaw Veterinary Clinic, Tuscola il. She has practiced in general medicine for over 30 years. After graduating from the University of Illinois in 1984, Dr. Foote pursued a career in general medicine while taking expanded education in small animal behavior. Certifications include Low Stress Handling Silver Certified, Fear Free professional, and Animal Behavior Consultant by the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. Dr Foote has completed coursework at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in Veterinary Behavior as well as over 100 hours of Veterinary Behavior Continuing Education. Dr Foote is also currently the President of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior and the Executive Director of CattleDog Publishing, the legacy of Dr Sophia YIn.