When choosing a vet for your pet, mistakes are meant to be committed. Although they are unavoidable, there are still measures on how to break free from the risks. Here’s a list of some common mistakes committed by pet owners and some scalable steps to deal with each mistake.
There are many reasons why a dog may decide to bite someone. By taking some basic steps to educate yourself on some of these reasons, you can better prepare yourself to avoid becoming another statistical victim of a dog bite in real-world situations. Probably the most important thing you can do for yourself to avoid becoming the victim of a dog bite is to get to know dog body language and warning sounds. Once you know how to recognize certain key aspects of a dog’s body language you can quickly identify when a dog is feeling agitated or threatened. Also, a large part of whether or not a dog will ultimately decide to bite someone is determined by where they see you with respect to their pack order. By carrying yourself with confidence and exuding body language that you are powerful and in control, a dog may think twice about biting you.
Everyone loves to pamper their furry friends when budgets allow. The type of behavior that may have gotten sideways glances in public 20 years ago, like dressing your dog up for walk, is now commonplace. We carry our pups in purses, give them their own social media pages, and sometimes treat them more like children than pets.
Keeping your horse in tip top condition requires the advice and input of professionals, and one of the most common questions asked by prospective horse owners is how often should I take my horse to the vet? In addition to regular visits from a farrier every 6-8 weeks, the second most common visitor to your yard will most likely be a veterinarian. The regularity of veterinary visits will vary greatly depending on the age and overall health of your horse and the costs associated with this must be a key consideration to anyone looking to buy their own horse.