What professionals need to know about Low Stress Handling.

Based in behavioral science, Dr. Sophia Yin’s Low Stress Handling techniques are used worldwide by professionals concerned with the well-being of animals and the safety of the people who care for them.

Create Safer Work Places

Train yourself and your staff in “pet-friendly” Low Stress Handling techniques, and you will be rewarded with fewer bites and scratches, relaxed and compliant pets, and clients who love your competence and care—and keep coming back.

Reduce Costs

Low Stress Handling helps you save time by making procedures more efficient, and limits liability by making staff and clients safer.

Improve Animal Handling Skills

Practicing 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. All of these skills will make you an immediate asset to the practice as you further develop other technical skills.

Cultivate Relationships with Clients and Patients

“Pet-friendly” handling shows clients you care about a patient’s health and well-being. By creating a positive experience for pets and their owners, you’ll have happy clients who keep coming back.

Books and products by Dr. Sophia Yin that teach low stress handling skills.

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Veterinary continuing education (CE) units are available for these DVDs and others.

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Low Stress Handling Certification is available for veterinary hospitals and individuals.

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