Bored? Head Out for Some Local, Pet Friendly Fun!

Pet friendly fun in Englishtown, NJ, can provide great opportunity to exercise with pets

While Englishtown and Monroe Township may not be huge, dog-centric cities like San Francisco or Austin, that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of pet friendly fun to be had right here at home. Because pets are our top priority here at Mobile Vet M.D., we’ve done our research to find some paw-sitively paw-some activities to get you and your pooch out of the house this fall.

Local Pet Friendly Fun

With more and more places opening their doors and outdoor areas to pets, it’s never been easier to come up with pet friendly fun the whole family can enjoy. Consider the following opportunities:

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No Laughing Matter: Pain in Pets

Pain in pets can affect your pet's quality of life and can be easily treated by a mobile veterinarian.

We all know how debilitating pain can be, and it’s no different for our pets. However, when symptoms of pain in pets range from obvious to barely discernible, even the most attentive owner can remain in the dark.

In the wild, animals who show signs of pain are a target for predators. As a result, they’ve developed a natural instinct to mask symptoms in order to make themselves appear less vulnerable. This begs the question: how can you identify and manage pain in pets?  

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The Final Days: What to Consider When it Comes to Pet End of Life Care

Pet end of life care can make your pet's passing easierAlthough we don’t want to think about it, all pet owners know that our time with our four-legged friends will one day come to an end. Loving and supportive pet end of life care is an absolute necessity when it comes to providing a peaceful transition for our beloved companions. The team at Mobile Vet MD is here to support you every step of the way.

Comfort is Key

The love and devotion we show our pets is especially important in their final days, and the alleviation of pain and suffering is critical when it comes to their quality of life. The most important thing you can do for an elderly or ill pet is to keep them comfortable Continue…

Fourth of July Pet Safety

Fourth of July Pet Safety is important to consider if your pet is scared of fireworksFireworks, backyard BBQs, and other 4th of July festivities can be great fun for people, but they  can be scary or even dangerous for our pets. Whether you’re planning your own Fourth of July celebration or going elsewhere, it’s important to take steps before, during, and after the holiday to ensure your pet’s safety.

To keep your summer filled with fun in the sun, the team at Mobile Vet MD wants to offer some tips for Fourth of July pet safety. Continue…

What’s the Deal with Spring Pet Safety?

Spring pet safety is coming up rosesAh, spring. If there is ever a time to cut loose, embrace the moment, and abandon all the rules, it’s this suspended moment on the calendar. We love this idea, but in practice there is never a better time to stay on course. The bugs are waking up (and they are hungry!), and there’s an abundance of potentially dangerous plants in bloom. Speaking of plants, you may not be the only one in the house cursing the effects of allergies!

To be sure, spring pet safety should be on every pet owner’s mind this time of year. By paying close attention to the inherent risks, you and your pet can really begin to have fun this season.

May Flowers

The buds and blooms can be intoxicating during the weeks before summer hits its stride. Certainly, bringing cut flowers into the home poses a hazard to a curious pet, but it’s also the plants they might encounter while outside. Please be aware that the following plants can result in a poisoning or toxic overload to an unwitting pet: Continue…

Say “Bye-Bye Bugs” With Pet Parasite Prevention

Pet Parasite PreventionThey’re creepy. They’re crawly. They have the potential to infect our pets with dangerous diseases. In case you didn’t know, we’re talking about parasites, specifically fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes that carry heartworm. As spring bursts into bloom, pet parasite prevention becomes more important than ever. The team at Mobile Vet MD has the tools you need to keep your pet safe all year long.

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Our Mobile Vet Clinic: Putting Pets First

Anyone who has ever transported a terrified dog or an angry, yowling cat to the veterinarian can attest to the high level of stress and discomfort experienced by both pet and owner. With the extreme anxiety that many pets experience when bombarded by the unfamiliar sights, sounds, and smells of a veterinary clinic, even a routine wellness exam can become quite an ordeal.

That’s where Mobile Vet M.D. comes in! We deliver compassionate, state-of-the-art veterinary care right to your door. Whether you’re already one of our beloved clients, or are new to the idea, we’re excited to share with you all the ways in which utilizing a mobile vet clinic can improve your pet’s life!

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Every Moment Counts in a Pet Emergency

pet emergencyLife is just better with a pet, right? They brighten any mood, bring joy to otherwise mundane activities, and support us through difficult times. In fact, their contribution to our daily lives is so great, it only seems fair to question whether it’s a two-way street.

Of course, responsible pet owners not only care for daily needs, but offer affection throughout the day. However, to truly show love for the animal in your life, it may be time to address an issue that’s often neglected: how to prepare for and handle a pet emergency.

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Well and Happy: Putting Pet Wellness to Work for You

pet wellnessWant to help your pet live a healthier and happier life? Of course, we all do! One of the best ways to give your pet good health is to focus on preventive care, but what, exactly, is wellness for pets, and why is it so important?

Here, Mobile Vet M.D. shares a few tips on pet wellness and what it means to you.

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