Fear Free – Bigger Road featured in Huffington Post!

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We made the Huffington Post! We are so proud and excited to be a part of the national initiative to make trips to the veterinary clinic less stressful.

In this August 2015 photo, veterinarian Dr. John Talmadge poses with his golden retrievers at Talmadge's Bigger Road Veterinary Clinic in Kettering, Ohio. He reopened his Springboro, Ohio, office, which he transformed into a fear-free practice. He says they designed the new clinic to make you feel like you were taking a walk in the park. (Erin Grote/Bigger Road Veterinary Center for Pet Health and Enrichment via AP)

From the Huffington Post:

One fear-free center is the Bigger Road Veterinary Center in Springboro, Ohio.

“We designed this clinic to look like you were going for walks in the park,” said Dr. John Talmadge. “Support beams look like maple trees. I don’t know if we’re fooling any pets but the exam rooms look like cottages and it looks like blue sky on the ceiling. It has a very inviting feel.”

He also expanded from 2,000 square feet to 10,000 square feet so he’d have room for better senior care and pain management. And for owners making end-of-life decisions for their pets, the clinic offers a private area.

Read more about Fear Free℠ in the full article at the Huffington Post!

About Fear Free℠

Bigger Road is at the forefront of a Fear Free℠ revolution in veterinary care! We now understand so much more about our pets’ emotional needs and how stress and anxiety impact their health and happiness.

Learn more about Fear Free℠ and Call or contact us online today!