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Low Stress Certification

Our clinic is proud to be a Silver Certified Low Stress Handling Clinic and we are dedicated to making our patients feel safe and calm when under our care. A stress free pet is a happy pet!


Individual Certification at this level demonstrates to clients and employers the individual’s dedicated interest in Low Stress Handling. Hospital Certification at this level demonstrates to clients and staff the hospital’s commitment to appropriately training staff in Low Stress Handling methods.

Why is Low Stress Certification important?

Low Stress Handling skills will show clients and employers that you are knowledgeable in pet behavior, are up-to-date on new trends and skills, and are able to show compassion for your patients. In fact, knowing how to handle patients in a Low Stress way can determine whether or not you have a one-time patient or a long term client. A vet who knows how to handle their patients in a calm, gentle manner is a vet who will earn the goodwill and loyalty of their clientele.

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