Posts Categorized: Pet Care

Animal Emergencies that Require Veterinary Care or Consultation

Animal Emergencies that Require Veterinary Care or Consultation

Have you ever been uncertain if your pet’s condition required a visit to your vet? The bottom line is that ANY concern about your pet’s health warrants, at minimum, a call to your veterinarian. Below are thirteen emergency examples (courtesy of AVMA) that require veterinary care or consultation. Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn’t stop… Read more »

Pet Ownership Guidelines to Give Your Pet a Happy & Healthy Life

Pet Ownership Guidelines to Give Your Pet a Happy & Healthy Life

Owning a pet is a privilege and should result in a beneficial relationship for both the owner and pet. However, the benefits of pet ownership come with obligations, and responsible pet owners provide for their pet’s needs in many ways. Choose Wisely Avoid impulsive decisions about obtaining a pet, and carefully select a pet that’s suited… Read more »

Traveling with Your Pet: A Helpful Guide for Pet Owners

Traveling with Your Pet: A Helpful Guide for Pet Owners

Planning and preparation are important when traveling with family pets. Find out your destination’s requirements. Begin planning early, as some arrangements may take several months. PLANNING YOUR TRAVEL Should you take your pet? Some pets should not travel due to illness, injury or temperament. If this is the case, look into options such as hiring… Read more »

National Pet Week®: Seven days to a happier, healthier pet

National Pet Week®: Seven days to a happier, healthier pet

National Pet Week® is May 6-12, 2018. To celebrate, here are seven days to a happier, healthier pet (courtesy of petweek.org). Everyone loves their pets but not everyone is aware of what their pet needs from them to keep them happy and healthy long into their pet’s senior years. Leading veterinary experts in animal health, welfare, and behavior… Read more »