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Find a Fear Free Certified Veterinarian, Trainer, and More!

Fear Free Certified Professionals are a cut above the rest when it comes to caring for your best friend. Having completed 9 hours of veterinary education with stringent testing and annual continued education requirements, our Fear Free certified professionals not only look out for your pets’ physical health, but also their emotional well-being. Whether you are looking for a veterinary or pet services professional who knows how to handle a fearful, anxious, or stressed out pet, or you simply want the best care possible for your four-legged friend, a Fear Free Certified Professional is here to help.

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What’s the difference between a Fear Free Certified Practice and Fear Free Certified Professional?

The basis of any successful Fear Free experience is the successful completion of the Fear Free certification program. Our certified professionals work in various capacities – veterinarians, technicians, customer service staff, practice managers, trainers, groomers, pet sitters, and more. Each individual is responsible for maintaining their certification. Some veterinary hospitals have one certified professional, others have their entire teams certified.

Practice certification takes Fear Free implementation to the next level – from an individual to a joint effort that requires the entire practice team to work together to achieve certification. Fear Free certified practices will have successfully implemented Fear Free into all aspects of their business: culture and leadership, to client education, staff training, facility, and patient visits. To meet this level of commitment and implementation, practices must measure up to Fear Free standards, and will receive an on-site visit from a Fear Free practice certification veterinarian to review the achievement of standards.