The Veterinary Receptionist book cover

The Veterinary Receptionist

Essential Skills for Client Care

As the first person that many people encounter in their contact with the veterinary practice, the veterinary receptionist has an important part to play in inspiring confidence in clients. The new edition of this popular book remains a unique guide specifically for the veterinary receptionist, providing practical, easily accessible information on how to fulfill this role professionally and efficiently. It advocates an understanding of the role of the receptionist as integral to the practice and supplies the basic information that every veterinary receptionist needs to function effectively. The new edition includes fully updated information on client service and dispensing as well as first aid along with 2 new chapters. The start of each chapter now has a summary outcome identifying specific objectives. The authors have included more scenario cases so the readers can identify more closely with the text.

Paperback, 176 Pages

Published: May 2008

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7020-2928-8


  • 1 Client service defined

    2 Make your first impressions count

    3 Focus on your client

    4 Making the client feel special

    5 Telephone skills

    6 Professional under pressure

    7 Profit from complaints

    8 Client service solutions

    9 Fundamentals of first aid

    10 Labelling and dispensing

    Appendix: Action Plan



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