Slow and Steady: Caring for Your Pet After Surgery
Some pet owners are given ample time to prepare for their pet’s upcoming surgery, as in the case of a scheduled spay or neuter procedure. Pet owners coping with an emergency illness or injury don’t have time to consider all the in’s and out’s of prepping. However, what is possibly more important is taking care of a pet after surgery. Post-operative care can be a cause for concern, but with the right information your pet can get through it with flying colors.
The Big Picture: How Ultrasound Technology Can Help Diagnose Your Pet
Have you ever been concerned about your pet not eating? Maybe she’s been vomiting for a few days, and you’re not sure why. Chances are, you brought her into the vet. Sometimes the problem is quickly pinpointed and treatment begins immediately. But what about if we can’t find what’s wrong through a physical exam, x-rays, and blood tests?
Sometimes we need to dig deeper to diagnose your pet, and this is where ultrasound comes in. Years ago, we may have had to perform exploratory surgery to get a look at internal organs. Today, we have ultrasound to help us examine internal organs in a non-invasive manner. Godspeed Animal Care is proud to offer this service to pets in our area.
Pet Dental Treats: Do They Really Work?
If you pursue the aisles of your local pet supply store, the number of dental care products available for pets is simply staggering. Dental diets, chews, rinses, and treats abound. With most pets having some degree of dental disease before 3 years of age, the need is there. But do they really work?
Understanding and choosing pet dental treats can be a difficult task to undertake. Thankfully, your friends at Godspeed Animal Care are here to help you.
Home Alone: How Do You Know if You Have a Lonely Pet?
It’s easy to become consumed with fear or doubt when it comes to how your pet spends his or her time when you’re at work or school. To be sure, many animals relish the chance to spend as much time as possible with the people they love best. If it’s been a full summer, your pet may feel a bit lonely. With our guide to keeping a lonely pet fulfilled and content, you won’t have to worry when the fall calendar starts to fill up.
The Simple Truth: Preventative Pet Care Matters
When it comes to your pet, we know that you would do anything to help them live a happier, healthier life. You may already be active in all manner of preventative pet care habits, such as proper nutrition, regular exercise, parasite control, and dental care. If so, well done!
Even though there is empirical evidence supporting preventative pet care, it’s not always the method of choice for pet owners. Instead, symptoms or behavior changes may eventually set off a pet owner’s alarm, signifying an illness that could have been altogether avoided. To best support your pet’s wellness, invest in preventative pet care with our following tips. Continue…