There are many pieces of a pet’s history that may be valuable in helping to obtain a correct diagnosis or treatment for the pet.
The following list of questions should be asked at each visit. Some hospitals will have a questionnaire sheet for the owner to fill out when they arrive which can help to make for a more efficient visit.
As a veterinary technician, you are one of the first points of contact and play a key role in taking a good history for the doctor.
After taking a good history, you are ready to present the case to the veterinarian!
Lori Hehn is a practicing veterinarian and a contributor and content manager with XPrep Learning Solutions. She has a drive for continual learning and enjoys interacting with veterinary and vet tech students. She also writes veterinary learning books for children.