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Things That Can Be Done While Boarding Your Pet At The Vet's Office

by Arttu Kari

If you have to have your pet boarded for any reason, then you might want to have them boarded at a veterinarian office. When you are trusting someone to take care of your precious pet that you love dearly, it is a very comforting feeling to know that you are having an animal doctor tend to their needs and to be there should any problems arise. It is akin to having a pediatrician babysit your child. Also, while your pet is being boarded, there are things that you can also have taken care of while your pet will be at the vet's office anyway. Here are some of the things that you can schedule to have done to your pet during their time being boarded.

Have your pet fixed

When you have your pet fixed, they will need to be watched over the first few days after the procedure. They should be kept from trying to lick or scratch the site and they should take it easy and not be active. Depending on your schedule, it can be hard for you to ensure they are prevented from doing the things that they should not be doing. When you have your pet fixed while they are already going to be boarded at the vet's office, you will know that the veterinarian staff will be tending to them and making sure that they don't do the things they aren't supposed to. Plus, should something go wrong, they can be taken care of immediately.

Have your pet receive dental care

While your pet is at the vet's office for boarding, they can also have their teeth cleaned, have a dental exam, and also receive any dental care they may need, such as having some problematic teeth removed. Again, you won't have to be the one taking care of them after dental care because they will be at the safest place for their recovery. Plus, animals can act in a scary manner when coming off the anesthesia. They won't be in their right frame of mind and can make loud noises, which can be scary for owners.

Have your pet's nails clipped

While it may not be a big thing, you can have your pet's nails trimmed while they are at the vet's office anyway. This is something minor, but it is something else that can be taken off of your list of must-dos which can be very helpful when you have a busy schedule.

Contact a clinic like Ark Veterinary Hospital for more information about veterinary services.