Dr. Budgin becomes Fear Free Certified!

The Fear Free initiative promotes considerate approach and gentle control techniques used in calming environments. Utilization of Fear Free methods and protocols leads to reduction of fear, stress and anxiety triggers creating an experience that is more comforting and rewarding for all involved including pets, their caretakers and veterinary health care teams. To become certified, veterinarians and veterinary staff are required to complete a comprehensive, 8-part educational course and exam. They also have to take continuing education to remain certified.