Clinic Consultation & Staff Training

Low Stress Veterinary Care staff training and certification

Are you tired of bites, patient aggression, and inconsistent staff training?  

Near bite, injury is a leading cause of staff burnout and turnover.  Get everyone on the same page for Low-Stress Veterinary care through immersive hands-on learning.  Your staff will be confident using these skills and working together for Low-Stress care.

Bnb suites at the learning center are available for $85/night for a studio or $105 for a 1 bedroom. 

Only 2 hours east of Indy, 2 hours North of St. Louis, and 3 hours south of Chicago. On Interstate 57 – near the U of I. 

Attend one of the Immersion weekend dates listed below, or schedule a private date for team training. 

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Fear Free/Low-Stress Handling certified discounts 

email your certificate photo for the code. 

1 or 2 day sessions:

2-day immersive session

  • Essential Low-Stress Handling techniques for the exam, hospitalization, diagnostics, and patient care canine and feline
  • Pain relief strategies to stop patient aggression
  • Safe use of muzzles, gloves, towels, and more
  • Advanced Handling of aggressive dog and cat
  • Medication plans for aggressive/anxious dog and cat
  • Compassionate  Behavior Euthanasia
  • Use of the Bella Behavior system for staff and client compliance to care plans
  • over 6 hours of  one-on-one hands-on skills with community animals
  • Case analysis from attendee clinic.
  • 8 hours of additional on-demand content: 
  • 21  Hour RACE CE
  • $1500/pp DVM/non-DVM         

1-day immersive session

  • Essential Low-Stress Handling techniques for exam, hospitalization, and radiology
  • Safe use of muzzles, gloves, and towels
  • Pain reducing strategies to reduce patient aggression
  • Bella Behavior System for staff and client compliance
  • 3 hours Hands-on sessions with community animals
  • 2 hours on demand content 
  • 9 hrs RACE CE
  • Cost: $600.00 pp DVM/non DVM  March 13 registration
1 day Feline behavior and handling immersive course 

9 hour CE  

Essential feline handling skills for the veterinary staff – includes practice and hands on sessions at the learning center 

Feline behavior problems and treatment  plans for the Gp 

Understanding feline behavior 

2 hours of on demand content 

Cost $600.00/pp   

All attendees will receive course content, handouts, and SOP

Monthly online support call/ email for 1 year.   

Discount for clinic teams of 4 or more and Fear Free/ Low Stress Handling and Cat Friendly  certified professionals  email a photo of your certificate for the code

March 6 registration



All courses can be scheduled for clinic teams on custom dates at the learning center or onsite at your practice.  Email Dr. Foote for details. 

Bella Behavior Learning center - live demo area
lecture and hands on practice in small groups
ral size exam rooms for one on one learning
Marked off exam room size - observers can learn during one on one sessions
waiting room area with tight seating and reception desk
Real life radiology and ultrasound area to practice positioning
scales close to the wall, near cabinets to learn how to adjust the space to keep it low stress
Practice positinging wearing lead aprons and gloves - just like your office!