Leon Valley Veterinary Hospital’s Top Blogs of 2020!

While 2020 has been, shall we say… unpredictable, we can reliably count on two things: the final page of the calendar will turn to 2021, and the boundless love of our fuzzy little weirdos.

Indeed, our pets have been steadfast in their support this past year just as the team at Leon Valley Veterinary Hospital has been steadfast in our commitment to your pets’ health and well-being through all the ups and downs.

As you know, part of our ongoing commitment to you and your pets’ health and happiness is our blog. And we are excited to celebrate the date change with our top blogs list! Hopefully you enjoy a look back at our most-read blogs of 2020…

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Home Alone: Should You Hire a Pet Sitter or Board Your Pet?

A small dog getting ready to go to the pet boarding facility in a dog carrier.

No matter what, it is always tough to leave our favorite furry loves behind when we travel. In many cases, though, it is much less stress for your pet to not be a part of holiday chaos. If you are wondering whether you should hire a sitter or board your pet, we are here to help!

There are many reasons for either option, and it depends on your pet’s individual needs. Leon Valley Veterinary Hospital offers some things to consider before making the decision.

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A Gift that Lasts a Lifetime: Things to Consider Before Adopting a Pet for Christmas

A puppy sits among some Christmas gifts and tree next to a fireplace. Adopting a pet for Christmas is a big step, so be sure to consider all that's involved before making that choice.

Christmas and other holidays are popular times of year for pet adoptions. What could be better than seeing someone’s eyes light up when they get the gift of a sweet puppy, cat, or other furry friend, after all? Unfortunately, this is also the time of year when many pets are promptly returned  to shelters. 

Adopting a pet for Christmas isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but there are many factors to consider ahead of time. The team at Leon Valley Veterinary Hospital wants you to make the best decision for your family and a potential adoptee. Here are some important considerations. 

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