Finding the right vet for your beloved companion is important, and sometimes harder than finding a doctor for yourself. Think about the skills required to be a vet. When you go to the doctor, you can explain your symptoms to help the doctor make a correct diagnosis. A vet has to rely on training, keen observation and intuition to diagnose your furry friend, who can’t tell the vet “my paw hurts” or “I have a pain in my belly.” Here are some tips for finding just the right vet.
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Lisa Marino, CPDT-KA, KPA-CTP, PMCT, has taken her varied teaching experiences and applied them to helping owners understand and train their beloved four-legged family members. She has more than four years’ experience leading group dog training classes at Best Paw Forward in Hartland, WI, and opened Head of the Class Dog Training LLC in Winchester, VA in 2012, where she conducts group classes and private lessons, as well as helps owners to modify their dogs' problem behaviors.
Lisa earned her CPDT-KA in 2012, is a 2015 graduate of the prestigious Karen Pryor Academy and is a Pat Miller Certified Trainer.
She has 4 registered therapy dogs and is a Pet Partner Therapy Team Evaluator and a member of HOPE AACR. As a former middle school teacher, she works well with families and children and does school presentations on various dog related topics.
Here’s How to Find the Right Vet for Fido
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