Pet Food Recall
Up to date listing of current recalls: https://www.vin.com/recallcenter
Pet Bereavement Counseling:
- Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement : https://www.aplb.org/
- Rainbow Bridge: https://www.rainbowsbridge.com/hello.htm
Traveling with your pet: When travelling with your pet(s), there may be animal health requirements specific for that destination. As soon as you know your travel details, contact your local veterinarian to assist with the pet travel process. Factors to consider may include meeting time frames for obtaining a health certificate, updating vaccinations, diagnostic testing, or administration of medications/ treatments. For more detailed information please visit the following website:
Socialization of Dogs and Cats
What is Socialization?
Socialization is the process of preparing a dog or cat to enjoy interactions and be comfortable with other animals, people, places and activities. Ideally, socialization should begin during the "sensitive period" which is between 3 and 14 weeks of age for puppies, and 3 and 9 weeks of age for kittens.
Advice to New Puppy and Kitten Owners
Adopting a new kitten or puppy is a wonderful and exciting experience. It is also a time where a little extra planning can help a new pet develop the calm and confident temperament that will help them enjoy life to the fullest. The basic tennets of socialization are outlined below.
List of Organizations that provide puppy classes