Limited ability to influence our environment
Unpredictable Fear Free resources at various practices
The need to be flexible in respecting pre-established clinic protocols
This course teaches you how to practice Fear Free as a relief vet and addresses different types of communication unique to this role. In addition to bringing Fear Free to general relief practice, we’ll also cover some of the situations you may encounter in emergency or shelter relief practice. We’ll also provide tips for identifying compassionate clinics who share your Fear Free philosophy.
Dr. Marty Becker, “America’s Veterinarian,” has spent his life working toward better health for pets and the people who love them. He is the founder of Fear Free, which works to prevent and alleviate fear, anxiety, and stress in pets by inspiring and educating the people who care for them. Dr. Becker was the resident veterinary contributor on “Good Morning America” for 17 years. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of American Humane as well as its Chief Veterinary Correspondent, a founding member of Core Team Oz for “The Dr. Oz Show,” and a member of the Dr. Oz Medical Advisory Panel. His special fondness for older pets has led him to a spot on the Advisory Board of The Grey Muzzle Organization, which is dedicated to helping homeless senior dogs. Dr. Becker is an adjunct professor at his alma mater, the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and also at the Colleges of Veterinary Medicine at both Colorado State University and the University of Missouri. He is an honorary board member of Pet Partners and the Humane Society of New York. He has written 23 books that have sold almost 8 million copies, including three New York Times best-sellers. Dr. Becker practices at North Idaho Animal Hospital because he loves veterinary medicine, pets, and the people who care for them.
Kasey is a Fear Free certified, Licensed Veterinary Nurse in Southwest Michigan. With just under a decade of experience in small animal emergency, specialty, and general practice medicine, she has developed a passion for behavior and analgesic medicine and staff development. Kasey now has her own pending L.L.C as Michigan L.V.T Locum and Consultant Services, offering training and consultant services on various topics, including Fear Free and Low-Stress patient care.
Dr. Julie Liu is a speaker, freelancer and self-employed relief veterinarian at Flux Veterinary based in Austin, TX. After over a decade of work as an associate vet, she found her calling in speaking to veterinary professionals and allowing them to connect more compassionately with their patients, with a special focus on felines.