25 November 2020
If you are a new veterinarian straight out of school, you have a big choice ahead of you. Will you do an internship, or are you going to jump right in? Veterinarians are not required to complete a veterinary internship. If you are in the middle of making this tough decision, here are a few pros and cons that may help you figure it out. Not Doing An Internship If you do not do an internship you are going to jump straight into practicing veterinary medicine, which has its perks and challenges.
2 June 2020
Pet ownership can enrich your life. Many people find companionship and joy in animal ownership. When you visit your local pet store, you'll be presented with a variety of animals to choose from. Of all the species available, you should consider purchasing a reptile. Here are four reasons you should keep a reptile as a pet: 1. Choose from a large variety of animals Several species of reptiles make suitable pets.
1 August 2019
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.
7 January 2019
If you need to get away for the weekend and cannot take your dog with you, dog boarding facilities are available and are willing to take your pet in for the weekend. Staff members at these facilities love being around animals and would not mind providing care while you are away. You will simply need to choose the right facility to send your dog to. Is There Enough Space for Your Dog to Play?
28 August 2018
Do you have one or more dogs? Are you planning to take a trip somewhere in the relatively near future? Whether you're going on vacation or taking a trip to see family for the holidays, the question of what to do with your dog is one that plagues many owners. Some people simply bring their canine companions along, but this isn't the only option and may not even be the best one.
16 April 2018
Spring is here. It's time to start getting ready for the warm weather. If you have a dog, now's the perfect time to schedule an appointment with the veterinarian, as well. This is particularly true if you're going to be spending time at the doggy park, or heading out of the country on vacation. If you're not sure how those relate to springtime visits to the veterinarian, take a look at the list below.
18 May 2017
Training your new dog to be a good waterfowl dog is going to be a challenge, but a good waterfowl dog is worth their weight in gold. There is no other hunting partner that is willing to climb into cold water and retrieve those ducks and geese for you. When you start training your dog you are going to need a few supplies. These supplies can make or break the training process, so make sure that you get the right products.
26 April 2017
If you are searching for the perfect dog breed to welcome into your home, a Labrador retriever may come to mind. This breed is enormously popular and for good reason. There are many admirable traits a Lab possesses that make it a wonderful companion for every member of the household. If you need further convincing, here are a few solid reasons why a Lab would make an ideal pet: 1. The Lab is a Multi-Talented Canine (Good On Many Levels)
20 April 2017
When a dog comes into a home, they may establish themselves as the pack leader if you do not show them who is in charge. If your dog has done this, they are likely jumping on your furniture, barking at you when they want something, and overall not minding you at all. Fortunately, there are things you can do to turn things around so you are the owner—instead of the dog owning you.
6 April 2017
Dogs are often curious and playful, which are great qualities to have in a family pet. Unfortunately, their propensity to jump around and try to play with other animals can sometimes results in a nasty bite, especially when the object of their affection is a wild animal who was just trying to cross your yard. Here are some tips on handling the situation if your pet is attacked or bitten by a wild animal.