Seasonal Transitions: Our Guide to Cold Weather Pet Safety

Cold weather pet safety can keep pets safe during winter

Animals are highly aware of subtle shifts in temperature, precipitation, and barometric pressure – often long before we realize that a change is coming. Their intuition can lead them outside to get out their ya-ya’s before freezing weather dampens the adventurous spirit, or depending on your pet’s age and personality, inside to snuggle for the rest of the calendar year. Regardless, there are definite ways to approach cold weather pet safety, and we’ll get you started.


Pet Vaccinations: Fighting the Good Fight

Pet vaccinations are an essential part of pet health and veterinary carePet owners are generally aware of the importance of vaccines for puppies and kittens, but many don’t realize that vaccinations are still needed for older pets. Pet vaccinations continue to be one of the most effective ways to prevent deadly communicable diseases. They play a crucial role in the long-term health of every pet.

Pet Vaccinations

Vaccines are designed to stimulate the immune system to produce antibodies against a specific disease. That way, if the pet ever comes into contact with that particular illness, the body is prepared to defend itself.

Although pet vaccinations are considered safe, nothing is completely without risk. Your veterinarian will take into account your pet’s age, health, lifestyle, and other factors before making any recommendations. Continue…