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finding the right vet for your family

Do you have furry, feathered or scaly family members that you care for? Being a pet lover comes with so many added responsibilities. Ever since I was a little girl, I have had a collection of pets that I simply adored. Now, my kids are the ones with the animal friends that they adore. Each of these pets must be seen by a vet at some point, so it was important that I find a vet that would provide care for all of their little friends. It was difficult to find just what I was looking for in a vet, but eventually, I did. My site is filled with advice for helping you find the perfect vet for the animal members of your family.



5 Ways To Get Your Puppy Ready For Grooming In The Future

Grooming is an essential part of keeping your puppy healthy and happy, but it can often be hard to do on your own and may require the expertise of a professional. While a professional dog groomer will be able to take care of brushing, bathing, teeth cleaning, and other grooming services, you could be making their job harder if your puppy does not know how to behave. Along with basic training such as stay and sit, make sure to include the following things in their training so that they are perfect while being groomed. Read More 

Clever Ways To Get Your Cat To Exercise For Their Health

If your cat stays indoors or tends to be on the sedentary side, it is up to you to get creative with their exercise routine. Your vet might offer warnings against feline obesity which can cause secondary illnesses such as diabetes and a fatty liver. Here are four clever ways to get your cat the exercise they need to stay healthy. 1. Rotate Toys If the same toys are in your cat's play area or in their toy bin, these will just start to blend in with the background. Read More 

To Crop Or Not To Crop? Making A Decision About Your Puppy’s Ears

If you own a breed of puppy that traditionally has cropped ears, such as a doberman or boxer, you'll need to make a decision about whether you're going to have its ears cropped fairly early in its life. Most veterinarians won't crop the ears of older animals. While the ideal age for ear cropping varies depending on the breed, most dogs should have their ears cropped between 7 weeks and 4 months of age. Read More 

4 Ways To Reduce Your Cat’s Stress During Vet Visits

It's no secret that cats typically don't like going to the vet; and who can blame them? For most cats, a trip to the vet entails being crammed into a small carrier, having to endure a car ride, and then being poked and prodded by a stranger. If your cat experiences high levels of stress over going to the vet, there are some steps you can take to possibly reduce its stress levels and make it a more enjoyable experience for all involved. Read More 

What Vaccinations Do Adult Dogs Need?

Vaccinations for adult dogs are not only a good idea to help prevent serious illnesses and diseases, but in some cases they are a requirement. For example, when you take your dog to a groomer or have them boarded, they often require that your dog have vaccines against rabies and kennel cough. There are also required vaccinations when you are traveling by airplane with your dog. Here are some vaccines you must have, and others that are highly recommended. Read More