Natural Disaster Preparation for Pets: A Pet Owner’s Guide

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One of the most frightening and destructive phenomena is a natural disaster. Natural disasters often happen with little to no warning, and can cause confusion and chaos if not planned for in advance. 

It’s likely that most of us have a disaster preparedness plan in place for ourselves and our families, but what about our pets? If pets are a part of the family, there are a few specific things to plan for to make sure they are cared for in a natural disaster.

Let the team at True Care Veterinary Hospital make sure you have the knowledge and skills to make natural disaster preparation for pets a breeze. 

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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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