Despite the availability of growth charts, underutilization of growth data is still a problem. Time constraint is often cited as the reason why growth charts are not used in human medicine, and the same applies to veterinary medicine. But making time for thorough analysis and monitoring of growth patterns can prevent potential health problems and ensure timely treatment. We need to make the use of growth charts an atomic habit of veterinary pediatric consultation, just like how human doctors make it a part of their pediatric consultations.
Optimizing Growth and Development in Puppies and Kittens: Lessons from Human Medicine
Discover how growth charts for puppies and kittens can revolutionize how we care for them. By using insights from human medicine, we can identify and intervene early on with failure to thrive, ensuring optimal growth and development for these young animals.