Fear Free

Fear Free

Fear Free

Fear Free

​​​​​​​The Fear Free mission is to alleviate fear, anxiety, and stress in pets by inspiring and educating the people who care for them.

At Advanced Veterinary Care, we work together to achieve one common goal: patient advocacy and well-being. It’s through Fear Free that we can truly deliver individualized care and use every resource we have to work within your pet's needs to ensure a stress-free visit, while also upholding the gold standard of care.

We use a wide variety of Fear Free measures to accomplish the best outcomes for you and your pet, including:

  • Low-stress handling techniques

  • Cat/dog pheromones

  • Use of pre-visit calming drugs

  • Treats for distraction

  • Positive reinforcement

  • Crystal-clear communication

  • Strategic use of pain management

  • A personalized game plan to achieve the best outcomes for you and your pet

Experience Fear Free care in person. Call (913) 782-2269 or request an appointment online to schedule a visit!

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Signs of Fear, Anxiety, and Stress in Dogs and Cats

Dogs and cats show fear, anxiety, and stress in different ways. At Advanced Veterinary Care of Olathe, we look out for these signs so we can address them promptly and create tailored, stress-free experiences for all our patients. Below are some helpful indicators that explain the differences between a relaxed pet and a fearful, anxious pet.

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Body Language and Signs of FAS in Dogs

Body Language and Signs of FAS in Dogs

Want to Find Out More?

To learn more about Fear Free, visit fearfreepets.org. The Fear Free initiative doesn’t just teach veterinary teams about low-stress care. It also educates you, the pet parent, so you can make adjustments to your pet’s home environment, transportation, and other areas of life for a more positive, stress-free experience.

Here are some links to help you understand Fear Free better and learn how to implement the techniques at home!

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