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…
Summer is in full swing, and you may be enjoying backyard BBQ’s, lounging by the pool, or hitting the trails with your dog. We all love spending these warm, sunny days with our furry friends, and Mobile Vet MD wants to make sure your pet remains safe throughout all the fun. Consider the following tips for summer pet safety: Continue…
Fireworks, 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.
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…
Life 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.
Want 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.