Parasitology

Improving Compliance and Adherence for Flea and Tick Control Podcast

Robert P. Lavan, MS, MPVM, DVM, DACVPM & I. Craig Prior, BVSc, CVJ

Sponsored by : Merck - Animal Health

Learn the results of a 2016 U.S. study of pet owners who use Bravecto, but have also used other flea/tick medications. The study focuses on Satisfaction, Preference and Adherence (SPA) in dog owners that use flea/tick medications, and this four-part podcast series will also offer insights into client compliance and tips for engagement. For more information on each episode, please see the descriptions listed below the podcast player.

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Episode 1: Client Experiences with Bravecto® (fluralaner) Chews for Dogs
In this first installment of the podcast series, Robert P. Lavan, MS, MPVM, DVM, DACVPM delivers the results of a 2016 US study of pet owners who use Bravecto but have used other flea/tick medications. The study focuses on Satisfaction, Preference and Adherence (SPA) in dog owners that use flea/tick medications.

Episode 2: Extended Duration – Client adherence to Veterinary Recommendations
In this second installment of the podcast series, Robert P. Lavan, MS, MPVM, DVM, DACVPM delivers the second half of the results of the 2016 SPA study for Bravecto. The focus here is on understanding the veterinary recommendation around flea and tick control medication use, the ability of pet owners to recall the veterinary recommendation (what they hear), pet owner opinions around flea/tick medication use (what they believe) and pet owner actions (purchases) of flea/tick medications (what they do).

Episode 3: Flea & Tick Compliance - Why We Should Be Concerned By Not Engaging our Clients
This episode, featuring I. Craig Prior, BVSc, CVJ, includes a brief review of fleas and ticks, as well as an in-depth look at compliance and the opportunity for growth within your practice.

Episode 4: Parasites ARE Sexy According to CAPC
In the final episode of this four-part series, I. Craig Prior, BVSc, CVJ offers a look at why we should engage clients, followed by tips on how to engage clients regarding parasites and make them important for your clients, your staff and your practice.

Created and produced by VetFolio with educational funding provided by Merck Animal Health.

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