Be Prepared, Never Hesitate: Making Decisions During a Pet Emergency

pet emergenciesMurphy’s Law stipulates: anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. While we can’t go through life anticipating every possible catastrophe, this famous adage may be appropriate regarding pet care. Indeed, it’s amazing to find a pet owner that hasn’t dealt with a true pet emergency, as life with an animal is full of surprises and unexpected turns. If you’ve been looking to bone up on what constitutes a pet emergency and how to recognize one, New Haven Pet Hospital has you covered.

Should You Call?

Perhaps the single most important thing to remember when it comes to a possible illness or injury, is to call for assistance and support. We’re here to help you and your pet 6 days a week and are prepared to offer a full range of services, such as diagnostics and surgery. Should your pet require emergency care outside of our business hours, we recommend Northeast Indiana Veterinary Emergency Specialty Hospital. It’s a good idea to keep both numbers handy just in case.

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Good Dog! The Importance of Puppy Socialization Classes

puppy socializationLet’s face it, puppy antics are adorable. They want to explore the world with their mouths – chewing on everything in sight (including those new sandals). They love to yip it up all through the night, and they try to chase the household cat. Even when they make a mess, one look at their roly-poly bellies, and our hearts melt all over again.

Unfortunately, puppies don’t stay puppies for long, and some of the behaviors that might have once been endearing can quickly become exasperating. In fact, all dogs require socialization to help them navigate the world and remain at their best. To help you instill confidence and great behavior in your little bundle of fluff, the team at New Haven want to emphasize why puppy socialization and professional classes are so important.

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Pet Wellness: Why Prevention Means Everything

pet wellnessIt’s normal to procrastinate when it comes to scheduling our yearly physicals or biannual dental cleanings, even though we all know the importance of these preventive measures. Our pets also benefit just as much from their regularly scheduled wellness visits, and putting off their check-ups can have unfortunate consequences.

Pet wellness exams are about more than just another round of shots or a chance for us to see your pet’s sweet face (although both are important!). Every time we see your pet, we have the opportunity to catch any health problems that may be brewing, answer your questions regarding your pet’s health, and get to know both of you a little better.

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