TABLEĀ 1:

Thematic analysis

Main themeSubtheme
NavigationAny concerns?
Greeting
Goodbye
MedicalAnal glands
Chest
Condition (eg, dog looks in good condition)
Ears
Lumps and bumps
Teeth
Weight
Skin/coat
Gastrointestinal
Musculoskeletal
Medication
Season
Nose
Diagnostics
Lifespan/ageing
Reproduction
Ectoparasites
Eyes
Coughs and sneezes
Supplements
Lymph node
Nails
Weight clinic
Medical condition
HusbandryBreeding
Diet
Exercise
Neutering
Preventative medication
Vaccination
Breed-specific care
Teeth
Microchip
Nail trimming
BehaviourFood
Sexual
Handling
Temperament
Training
Tricks
Problems (authors' interpretation based on list of behaviours in Box)
Interaction
Time budget
Limits examination
Lethargic
Nurture (predisposing factors): history, long-term influences throughout life
Nature (predisposing factors): genetic/breed/gender characteristics
CostCosts
Practice club
Insurance