Tag: quality of life

Abstracts: Ethical challenges posed by advanced veterinary care in companion animal veterinary practice

Advanced veterinary care (AVC) of companion animals may yield improved clinical outcomes, improved animal welfare, improved satisfaction of veterinary clients, improved satisfaction of veterinary team members, and increased practice profitability. However, it also raises ethical challenges. Yet, what counts as AVC is difficult to pinpoint due to continuing advancements. We […]

Greencross introduces parental leave program

Magdoline Awad

Effective immediately, Greencross The Pet Company is offering a company-wide paid parental leave program. “We are proud to be leading the way and introducing such an important program that will benefit a large proportion of our workforce,” Magdoline Awad, Chief Veterinary Officer at Greencross said. “We have more than 4,000 […]

Development, validation and reliability of a web-based questionnaire to measure health-related quality of life in dogs

OBJECTIVES: To describe the development, preliminary validation and reliability testing of a shortened web-based form of GUVQuest, a structured questionnaire to measure health-related quality of life in dogs. METHODS: The original 109 items were reduced using expert judgement and factor analysis. Validity was established by factor analysis and in a […]