Month: July 2015

Virtual Veterinarians What You Should Know

Veterinary telemedicine

Veterinarians have a lot of responsibilities on their hands. Vets across the country treat the pets Americans raise and love. In 2012, more than 164 million American households owned at least one pet, including 83 million dogs and 96 million cats. Not only do Americans own many pets, they spend quite a lot on them (something most vets would agree with). The American Pet Products Association found that every year, Americans spend close to $50 billion on pet supplies, including food, litter, leashes, grooming tools, and toys. Needless to say, our furry critters are (for the most part) well groomed and provided for in the United States.

Vets have a lot to deal with on a day-to-day basis. They have many stories of when a pet ate chocolate, for example, or a piece of plastic. When a dog injures h Read More

3 Rules of Thumb to Help Your Sick Doggy

Advanced veterinary care

It can be pretty nerve-wracking to think that your dog might be sick, especially when you don’t know what to do. Luckily, there are some rules of thumb you can use to get your pup the help it needs. Here are just a few of the best ones.

When It Doubt, Call. If you aren’t sure whether or not your dog is sick, it’s best to call your veterinary care center. The veterinarian technicians at the pet wellness center will listen to the symptoms, and can offer some advice. You may not have to worry, or keep an eye on them, or bring them. Either way, it’s always nice to know. After all, you don’t want to bring them in to the veterinary care center and Read More