Sometimes in our ever-busier lives, circumstances may arise where you need to put your dog into a boarding facility. Whether it’s a vacation, a business trip, or while you have a stay in the hospital, there are various reasons you may need to send your dog away for a certain time period.
Spaying/neutering is one of the most common elective veterinary surgeries. Both spaying and neutering are names of a procedure designed to prevent an animal from reproducing. In males, this means removing both testicles and their associated structures, while in female animals it refers to the removal of the ovaries and usually uterus.
Taking care of our own teeth comes as second nature to most of us, but when was the last time that you considered how healthy your pet’s teeth are? Many pet owners are surprised to discover that our pet’s oral health is just as important as our own, and if we neglect to give it the right care and attention, it could have negative consequences for the health and happiness of our furry friends.
If you are going on holiday, you need to consider what to do with your pet while you are away. You must choose between leaving your pet at home with a caregiver or taking him or her to a boarding facility. If you have never used pet boarding facilities, you are likely to have some questions about this service. Here are some answers to pet boarding frequently asked questions.
It’s not a surprise that preventing diseases is much better than experiencing them and requiring treatment. However, many pet owners don’t realize that the same sentiment applies to our pets. And since our animals rely on us to take care of their health and wellbeing, it’s also up to us to do everything that we can to prevent them from getting sick. One of the best ways of doing this is by making sure that they attend their annual wellness exams.
Pet microchipping is a very popular and effective way of permanently attaching your identity to your beloved animal, in a more secure way than just putting your phone number on their collar or tag, which can be easily lost or removed. Nevertheless, many owners don’t fully understand pet microchipping and what it means for them and their pets.