For many of us, our pets are not just animals but members of the family. Although they may not be able to speak, our pets are able to communicate with us just fine through the loving gestures that seem to come as second-nature to them. Since our pets are always there for us, as pet owners we all have an obligation to ensure the health and wellness of our pets through professional veterinarians.
Caring for the Health of Your Pet
Many dog or cat owners will initially take their pet to the veterinarian once they get them to have their injections, get a brief checkup, and often a spaying or a neutering — unfortunately this is the last visit to the vet that many of these animals get for years at a time. Experts suggest that dogs and cats should both see a vet at least once per
For those who have a household dog or cat, the importance of your pet cannot be stated enough. And while we love our furry friends so very dearly, we often forget about their very real and imminent mortality, and that they too may die someday.
The age of death for dogs depend on a number of factors. Firstly, small dogs tend to live longer than big dogs, reaching as old as 15 years. For big dogs, you can expect them to live up to 10 to 12 years.
And while the natural course of a life is something that we mere mortals cannot control, we can control the current health and wellness of our dogs. Just like humans, dogs are susceptible to illness and disease, and one of the most common and detrimental diseases a dog can suffer from is heart disease.
Luckily, there are small ways to keep yo