Overlooked Aspects of History-Taking (Travel (Local Travel ( Visiting…
Overlooked Aspects of History-Taking
Visiting relatives that own pets?
Any exposure to outside
Is pet taken to parks?
Exposure to international diseases
Differing hygienic standards internationally
Did owner follow quarantine protocols?
Animal transferred to multiple shelters?
Were diseases spread in shelter?
Did shelter administer any vaccines?
Breed and Species
determine genetic disposition to disease
Hereditary disease disposition or resistance
test breed type if unknown
Breed Effects Treatment
Some have drug-resistant genes
Different medications effect breeds differently
Breed determines medication regimen
Where was animal found?
Did shelter locate animal's parents?
How did shelter find animal?
Painful vaccines and other shots
Some animals anxious at clinics
Not used to being handled
Animal left without proper care
Animal anxious about potential threats
Baby animals separated from parents
Any other animals at home?
Indoor or outdoor pet?
Is pet area kept clean?
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