With Preparation, Travel with a Special Needs Pet Can be Easy!

 Travel with a Special Needs Pet can require special pet health considerations.

Owners of special needs pets are unique. Looking beyond certain disabilities, these people open their homes and their hearts, providing comfort and love to these highly adaptable animals. While pets with disabilities sometimes require higher levels of care, in many ways, they’re just like other pets.

However, when it comes to leaving home for the holidays, there are a few important distinctions. Travel with a special needs pet can be done, and when they’re protected from harm, fear, and insecurity, it can even be fun!

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Pancreatitis in Pets

Pancreatitis in Pets is a serious pet disease

With the holidays fast approaching, you may be thinking of all the delicious foods you’ll be serving (and eating!). Most pet owners are also guilty of sharing the holiday feast with their pets. However, besides adding unnecessary fat and calories, feeding your pet table scraps can lead to a potentially fatal condition called pancreatitis.

Pancreatitis in pets seems to pop up like clock work each year around the holidays, but, in reality, pancreatitis can occur at any time. That’s why it’s important to know the facts and practice good pet safety habits year-round.  

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