It’s easy to fall in love with a set of paws and a furry face at a local animal shelter or adoption event. Pets, however, need more than just our affection. Before you decide to bring a new pet home, be sure to consider the responsibilities of pet ownership and ask yourself whether or not you’re really ready to be a responsible pet owner.
Although no breed of cats is technically hypoallergenic, there is anecdotal evidence that suggests certain breeds might be less likely to trigger your allergies. It’s thought that these breeds produce fewer Fel D1 protein, which is a protein to which people are commonly allergic.
In addition to vaccinations, proper nutrition, and exercise, an essential component of every pet’s wellness and preventative veterinary care is parasite prevention.
April marks the beginning of mosquito season in many U.S. climates, making it the perfect time to raise awareness about a dangerous pet parasite during Heartworm Awareness Month.
March is National Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month, and the entire month is dedicated to educating pet parents about all the things that can be poisonous for pets with the hope of preventing accidental ingestions and emergency situations from happening.
February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, and our veterinarians at Desert Paws Mobile Veterinary Care like to take this opportunity to educate pet owners and the community about the importance of spaying and neutering pets.
During National Pet Dental Month in February, our experts at Desert Paws Mobile Veterinary Care are taking the time to educate our clients about the importance of caring for their pets’ teeth.