Spring is here, and with Summer just on the horizon, an increase in the presence of certain pet parasites isn’t too far away. While fleas and ticks can occur at any point of the year in Texas, warmer weather increases their numbers. With higher temperatures encouraging us to spend more time outside, our pets are even more likely to be affected by these irritating and harmful pests. Experts agree that the best way to keep your pet safe from both of these parasites is to ensure that they receive year-round preventative treatment.
Vaccinations have been a hot topic of conversation for some time now, but we don’t only need to worry about protecting the human population from dangerous and potentially deadly diseases. Dogs, cats, and other animals can be just as likely to catch viruses and other transmissible diseases, many of which can prove fatal.
It can sometimes be difficult to decide whether something can be considered an emergency or not, especially when it comes to your pet. To take great care of your pet, it is important to be able to recognize and act upon any abnormalities that could be signs that they are sick or injured. Seeking veterinary care immediately can ensure they get the help that they need.
2021 is predicted to be a fairly active hurricane season with quite a few major storms expected to shake the country to the core. One way that you can be the best pet parent possible is to make sure that you are prepared for a natural disaster, and hurricane season is the ideal time to show that you are ready for everything that Mother Nature has to throw at us.
Summer is here, and you will likely be spending more time outdoors together with your family. You need to protect your family from pests and bugs this summer, and that includes your pets as well. Pests such as fleas, ticks, and mosquitos can make your pet miserable. Additionally, these pests can spread diseases and cause discomfort.
As a pet owner, you are aware that your animal fully relies on you for their health and wellbeing. There are lots of different elements to comprehensive and responsible pet care, from providing the right food and exercise to protecting your animal against disease. One area of pet care that often gets overlooked in favor of more obvious needs is pet dental care.