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The Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At Our Top 5 Pet Care Blogs of 2016

Life plays tricks on us sometimes, and time is never more elusive than when the previous year’s calendar is replaced by the new one. This moment commands quiet reflection on the past, and creates an opportunity to look toward the future with a hopeful optimism. This is true in all areas of life, but for us we enjoy looking back at our pet care blogs posted every month for the pleasure and interest of our growing community of pet owners. From parasite prevention to overall wellness, safety measures to articles focused on a specific species, we hope it’s clear that we care about your pet.

Now, the moment we’ve all been waiting for, the top 5 pet care blogs of 2016:

  1. Demands and Highlights: Caring for a New Kitten When you first meet the kitten that will inevitably change your life, you may be overwhelmed with happiness. While it’s possible to lose yourself in all the cuteness, caring for a new kitten must go beyond appreciating his or her wide-eyed wonder and playful antics. Read More…
  2. Urinary Problems in Pets: Beyond the UTI It’s a common request: “Brownie is peeing in the house. Can you give him an antibiotic?” The answer to this question, though, is usually no. While urinary tract infections can and do happen in our animal friends, they are not the only cause for pet urinary woes. Read More…
  3. How to Recognize and Prepare for a Pet Emergency Unlike those ponchos you see everyone wearing at Niagara Falls, there is no “one size fits all” when it comes to an emergency situation. Indeed, every pet is unique and so is every risky or dangerous scenario. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared! Knowing what to look for and how to handle a pet emergency is critical and could save your pet’s life someday. Read More…

    english bulldog and kitten

  4. A World of Difference: The Significance of Regular Pet Wellness Exams The idea of pet wellness is very similar to that of humans; “well” visits allow us to build a foundation for optimal, lasting health. With that in mind, preventing illness with vaccinations, proper nutrition, and exercise are top priorities. Through regular wellness care, your pet can lead a longer, healthier, and happier life. Who could ask for more? Read More…
  5. Household Hazards: Common Pet Toxins at Home When you think of pet dangers, what comes to mind? Cars, wildlife, exposure? While these are good answers, did you know that many pet emergencies are a result of pet toxins found within the home? Read More…

Archiving these pet care blogs might be harder than we think, as each blog means so much to us. Fortunately, you can continue to access the helpful links via our blog in order to serve your pet in the future.

As always, it is our privilege to serve you and your pet, and we’ll continue striving for the best care possible.

From all of us at True Care Veterinary Hospital, have a safe, happy, and healthy new year!