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Pets, much like humans, need regular health check-ups to maintain their overall well-being. These health check-ups are often referred to as pet wellness exams. Just like you would visit your doctor annually, it's also beneficial for your pet to have a professional veterinary examination at least once a year.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is promoting March as National Pet Poison Prevention Month. It’s a good time to become even more aware of pet poisoning safety. As
Scheduling regular vet visits for pets helps ensure they are happy and healthy. The visits can be stressful, both for the pet and the pet parent. It usually happens when pet owners fail to prepare adequately. Preparation can improve the quality of the experience and ensure the process goes smoothly. There are things you can do to maximize your visit.
Socialization determines how well your dog gets along with other dogs and people. Puppy socialization introduces them to the world and positive interactions that make life fun and worth living. You can avoid behavioral problems from your puppy by introducing them to other dogs for proper development. Here is more on the importance of pet socialization.
As much as we hate to think of anything bad happening to our pets, the reality is that just like with humans, animals too can experience medical emergencies or suffer an injury. There are a variety of reasons our pets may need emergency care. Whether it is a sudden trauma caused by an accident or an allergic reaction to something, it is very important to know when we should be concerned, and when we should seek emergency care/treatment.
If you want to be a good dog owner, you will need to be prepared for a lot of different responsibilities. One of the most important is to ensure that your furry friend is properly protected from parasites. There are many different parasites that can affect our dogs, but among the most common are fleas and ticks. Fleas and ticks can quickly make your dog’s life pretty miserable and, in the case of fleas, can even go so far as to affect the humans in your home too.
Being a pet parent comes with many responsibilities. It may not be one of your first thoughts, but getting your pet spayed/neutered should definitely be near the top of your priority list. Spaying/neutering is the process of removing reproductive organs so that your pet can no longer create babies. However, preventing unwanted pregnancy is only really the tip of the iceberg when it comes to reasons why it’s important to spay or neuter your pet. Let’s explore them in more detail.
If you have to leave your pet for any period of time, you’ll definitely want to ensure that they receive the best possible care in your absence. For this reason, and to avoid placing the huge responsibility of pet sitting onto a friend or family member, we strongly recommend that you look at professional boarding kennels to temporarily accommodate your furry friend.
If you have a cat or dog, you likely treat them like your children. You care for your furry friend deeply and even spoil them rotten with good toys and treats. Since your pet is that important to you, then it goes without saying that their health should be just as important, too.