Posts in Category: The Great Outdoors
Cold Weather Standard: When Winter Pet Safety Must Take Precedent
Pet owners are particularly astute when it comes to the many dangers associated with heat and hot weather. Would it surprise you to know that pets face similar risks when it’s cold, wet, and freezing outside? Frostbite, hypothermia, and paw injuries tend to top the list, but other seasonal dangers make it absolutely critical to practice the following tips for winter pet safety.Continue…
Bored? Head Out for Some Local, Pet Friendly Fun!
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:
What’s the Deal with Spring Pet Safety?
Ah, 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.
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
They’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.