December 2020

Pounce On It! Become a Feline-Friendly Practice

All pets come with special care instructions. Feed daily, love forever and yearly checkups. Do you wonder how many clients have the first two covered, but not the last one? Clients have to be reminded that yearly checkups are equally as important for their dogs and cats!

Ah yes, cats.

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Many times, when cats come to visit you, it becomes a traumatic experience, which can make cat owners reluctant to bring their furry friends in again. How can veterinary practices overcome this challenge so preventive healthcare can be accessed by all of these “not small dogs”? The answer is to become feline-friendly!

Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP) has resources to help your practice maintain or develop a positive veterinary experience for feline patients and their owners. From webinars and training videos to helpful written articles, PHP has an entire suite of tools to encourage your healthcare team to pounce on the opportunity to provide the highest quality care of medicine to cats. Say goodbye to hissing and scratching!

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Let us help YOU see more pets!

In the December practice newsletter, our focus is on the importance of keeping patients fit, trim and healthy during the holiday season. You’ll find Facebook posts, tweets and copy for your practice website or newsletter that highlight why overindulging pets with food during the season is not a good idea!

How many of your clients know if a ten-pound cat ate just one ounce of cheddar cheese, it would be the same as if a person ate three and a half hamburgers? You and your team may know this fact, but your clients probably have no idea that those extra calories expand a waistline, putting a pet’s health at risk.

Use the social media and website content in the next section to educate your clients about the importance of keeping their pets at an ideal body weight with an appropriate body condition score. Your veterinary practice team members are the only ones who can accurately assess a patient’s health status and discuss the importance of preventive healthcare with their owners.

Pet Obesity

Which patients are due for their yearly checkup? Check your files then contact all of your clients you haven’t seen in over a year. You want to remind them to schedule their pet’s annual exam because a yearly checkup guarantees these pets are getting the highest quality of care.

Word for Word

Here are December’s Facebook posts, tweets and copy for your practice website that you can use “word for word”. They are designed to encourage your clients to schedule their pet’s yearly checkup with you.

Copy and paste this month’s Facebook posts onto your own page.

Engage clients with this month’s tweets.

Use this month’s website copy online or in your practice newsletter.

Click here for print ad templates, digital banner ads, our public service announcement video and other useful tools your practice can utilize to promote preventive care.

Success Stories

Partners for Healthy Pets is dedicated to ensuring that pets receive the preventive healthcare they deserve through regular visits to a veterinarian. We are committed to working with you to enhance the health of your patients and your practice. Learn more about all the tools available to your practice in the Partners for Healthy Pets Resource Toolbox at www.partnersforhealthypets.org.
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