Few things are worse than needing to take your pet to see an emergency vet during the holidays. After all, the Christmas season is a joyous time that is supposed to be packed with joy and happiness. Unfortunately, it is also a period that tends to be quite dangerous for our beloved companions. Because many of the things that make the season bright and merry for people are dangerous to pets, unexpected vet visits are common at this time of year.
A big part of being a loving and responsible pet parent is doing everything you can to ensure your companion’s long-term health and happiness. As a vet in Richmond, TX, Embrace Veterinary Care believes strongly in the importance of wellness care as a means of warding off disease and enabling companion animals to live the longest lives possible. We also understand that, sometimes, it’s not always easy to know what types of care pets need. Keep reading to discover a few pet wellness care tips intended to keep your dog or cat happy and healthy!
This week marks World Rabies Day – but how does that affect you?
If you’ve got children, World Rabies Day is a great opportunity to teach them how to protect themselves from being bitten or scratched by an animal; how to never touch a sleeping dog; how to never approach a sick looking animal; the importance of telling an adult if they ever do get bitten or scratched. It’s a week in which you and your family can learn more about dog body language.