Putting the treat into treatment

Learn more about the program, check out the benefits of becoming Fear Free Certified®, and see what others are saying about Fear Free®.

Fear Free®: A Transformative Initiative for Veterinary Professionals

As veterinary professionals, we understand the emotional demand of the veterinary field. We know the impact that stress and anxiety can have on our patients, our professionals, and our practices.

Fortunately, there is a solution that can resolve this downward trend in mental health, restore trust in veterinarians as the true pet health experts, and most importantly reduce feelings of stress, resulting in a better experience for all involved. Fear Free veterinary visits are the answer.

What do you get with Fear Free Certification?

Fear Free offers an exclusive membership with the certification program, which needs to be renewed annually in order to keep certification active and continue to gain access an amazing range of additional benefits:

Access to All Fear Free Veterinary Certification Programs

Once you register for the Fear Free Veterinary Certification Program of your choosing, you’ll have complimentary access to the others.

Fear Free Educational Library

Get access to articles, videos, and podcasts about Fear Free topics, including implementation recommendations and best practices.

Complimentary Additional CE Courses 

Take RACE-approved CE courses offered at no additional cost.

Fear Free Podcast Series

In our Fear Free podcast series, we help you make the most of your certification. Featuring discussions with Fear Free Certified® Professionals that are on the forefront of Fear Free, you can hear real world examples, advice, insights, and more.

Marketing Materials

Promote your achievement by using the Fear Free logo on lab coats, business cards, your practice website, and client communication materials.

Fear Free Toolbox

Find downloadable forms to help implement Fear Free techniques in your practice, including CSR training lists, drug charts, and client communication posters.

Private Facebook Group

Leverage the Fear Free community to problem ask for advice, solve tough cases, share tips, and participate in fun contests.

Get featured in our directory

With thousands of professionals registered, Fear Free is on its way to becoming a household name. After becoming certified, your name will be featured in our consumer-facing directory, where millions of pet owners can find you when seeking out Fear Free care for their pet.


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Why Fear Free?

It’s the right thing to do

Fear Free helps professionals deliver better care to their patients by looking after the physical and emotional wellbeing of their patients.

Your staff will love it

Improved job satisfaction, safer work environments, and better team communication are some of Fear Free’s perks.

It’s better medicine

Vital sign readings are more accurate, enabling veterinarians to provide better diagnosis and treatment options.

It’s better business

Happier pets mean happier clients. Fear Free helps your business flourish through increased revenue, improved pet owner compliance, and enhanced relationships with your clients.

What your peers are saying about Fear Free

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