Responsible Pet Ownership Includes Preventing Zoonotic Diseases

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The best relationships have a give-and-take dynamic, and the bond shared between pets and their people is no exception. Our pets positively impact our physical and mental health – the least we can do is maintain their health and wellbeing. 

Disease prevention (including routine vaccinations and year round parasite prevention medication) is a major component of responsible ownership. Equally important is an owner’s awareness – and hindrance – of dangerous zoonotic diseases.


An Ounce of Prevention: Preventative Pet Procedures

Cat with yellow eyes on the wallAs a pet owner, it is natural to want to do everything possible to keep your beloved family member happy and healthy. True Care Veterinary Hospital shares this goal with you. That is why we place an emphasis on preventative care.

Preventative care is a proactive type of pet care that aims at preventing and addressing problems early rather than trying to fix them once they are present. Read on to understand the benefits of several commonly recommended preventative pet procedures. Continue…