Archive for September, 2014
Anyone who has had a lost pet knows the pain, heartache, and sense of helplessness while your pet is away. The sense of loss, in addition to the fear that your pet is injured is indescribable. Americans truly love their animal companions, as such, it is important to do whatever is necessary to support and ensure you pet’s health, happiness, and safety.
Aside from regular veterinary visits and check ups, it is important to make sure your animal companions have proper identification, and are wearing pet tags at all times. This safeguards your pet in the event they are lost, and significantly increases the likelihood they will be able to be returned to you safely. Aside from the standard cat tags dog id tags, microchip RFID tags are highly recommended.
Information included on traditional pet tags in
An estimated 32.4% of home owners have cats, while about 37.2% have dogs. But no matter what type of furry friend you have, you want to make sure that they are healthy and happy — and that all starts with taking them to a veterinary care center and asking lots of pet health questions.
Below are a list of pet health questions you should be asking your veterinarian technician at your next visit.
- What food is most healthy? Look for the main brand names of pet food — those are your safest bet. Dry food generally has more wholesome ingredients, but wet food is also a favorite among pets. Be sure to read the ingredients and look for any added coloring, flavors, or chemical preservatives. They should be certified by the Association of American Feed Control Officials.