AAHA Guidelines and Toolkits

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AAHA Canine Life Stage Guidelines

These guidelines are offered as a guide to the veterinary practitioner designing a comprehensive, individualized wellness plan for each stage of a dog’s life. Life stages are defined by both age and breed characteristics for practical purposes. Each patient visit should use an individualized approach to patient handling, preventive care, and early disease detection. Environment, behavior, nutrition, parasite control, vaccinations, dental care, zoonotic disease control, safety, and...

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2011 AAHA Canine Vaccination Guidelines

Since the last time the American Animal Hospital Association’s (AAHA) Canine Vaccination Guidelines were revised in 2006, new vaccines have been licensed, others have been withdrawn, and new information has led to the revision of previous recommendations. The 2011 AAHA Canine Vaccination Guidelines offer a comprehensive review of canine vaccines currently available in North America, updated recommendations for core versus non-core vaccines, and revised recommendations for...

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AAHA Pain Management Toolkit

From medical director to kennel worker, everyone on your practice team plays a part in improving pet health. This toolkit from AAHA – a how-to booklet with many online tools -- gives management direction plus hands-on, how-to tips and tools that help everyone on your team make even bigger contributions to your patients’ quality of life. Use AAHA’s guidelines to review and update your protocols, then use the toolkit to put the guidelines to work. This toolkit includes: Why Guidelines...

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2015 AAHA Canine and Feline Behavior Management Guidelines

IntroductionThe purpose of these guidelines is to provide practitioners and staff with up-to-date, evidence-based information to ensure that the basic behavioral needs of canine and feline patients are met. More dogs and cats are affected by behavioral problems than any other condition, often resulting & in euthanasia, relinquishment of the patient, or chronic suffering. These guidelines were written to help veterinary professionals accomplish the following objectives:1–5Integrate basic...

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2015 AAHA/AAFP Pain Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats

IntroductionThe robust advances in pain management for companion animals underlie the decision of AAHA and AAFP to expand on the information provided in the 2007 AAHA/AAFP Pain Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats. The 2015 guidelines summarize and offer a discriminating review of much of this new knowledge. Pain management is central to veterinary practice, alleviating pain, improving patient outcomes, and enhancing both quality of life and the veterinarian-clientpatient relationship. The...

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AAHA Dental Care Toolkit

From medical director to kennel worker, everyone on your practice team plays a part in improving pet health. This toolkit from AAHA – a how-to booklet with many online tools -- gives management direction plus hands-on, how-to tips and tools that help everyone on your team make even bigger contributions to your patients’ quality of life. Use AAHA’s guidelines to review and update your protocols, then use the toolkit to put the guidelines to work. This toolkit includes: Why Guidelines...

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AAHA Canine Life Stage Toolkit

From medical director to kennel worker, everyone on your practice team plays a part in improving pet health. This toolkit from AAHA – a how-to booklet with many online tools -- gives management direction plus hands-on, how-to tips and tools that help everyone on your team make even bigger contributions to your patients’ quality of life. Use AAHA’s guidelines to review and update your protocols, then use the toolkit to put the guidelines to work. This toolkit includes: Why Guidelines...

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AAHA Behavior Management Toolkit

From medical director to kennel worker, everyone on your practice team plays a part in improving pet health. This toolkit from AAHA – a how-to booklet with many online tools -- gives management direction plus hands-on, how-to tips and tools that help everyone on your team make even bigger contributions to your patients’ quality of life. Use AAHA’s guidelines to review and update your protocols, then use the toolkit to put the guidelines to work. This toolkit includes: Why Guidelines...

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AAHA Anesthesia Guidelines Toolkit

From medical director to kennel worker, everyone on your practice team plays a part in improving pet health. This toolkit from AAHA – a how-to booklet with many online tools -- gives management direction plus hands-on, how-to tips and tools that help everyone on your team make even bigger contributions to your patients’ quality of life. Use AAHA’s guidelines to review and update your protocols, then use the toolkit to put the guidelines to work. This toolkit includes: Why Guidelines...

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2016 AAHA Oncology Guidelines for Dogs and Cats

AbstractAll companion animal practices will be presented with oncology cases on a regular basis, making diagnosis and treatment of cancer an essential part of comprehensive primary care. Because each oncology case is medically unique, these guidelines recommend a patient-specific approach consisting of the following components: diagnosis, staging, therapeutic intervention, provisions for patient and personnel safety in handling chemotherapy agents, referral to an oncology specialty practice...

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