Take Your Pet to Work Week: Risks and Benefits to Pet Wellness

A dog with her human visiting the office for Take Your Pet to Work Week.

One positive thing that came out of 2020 was all of that time with our pets! How great was it to be sitting on a call and seeing everyone’s pets in the background or having them nuzzle you for a treat. It was good for both human and pet wellness.

Now that things are trending with humans going back into the office, you may be excited for the opportunity for everyone to meet your pet in real life. 

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Why Wellness Care Matters in the Life of Your Pet

GirlAndDog2With tough economic times still impacting many family budgets, there can be a tendency to wait until emergency situations occur in our pet’s health before seeking veterinary care. However, foregoing routine examinations, vaccinations, and testing can diminish the quality of life for our pet, and end up costing much more in the long run.

Just like our own annual physicals and tests that are vital to diagnosing and preventing the onset of disease, our pets benefit from the same type of preventative care. At Leon Valley Veterinary Hospital, our wellness plans focus on every facet of health in your pet’s life, including behavioral, physiological, and age-related needs.

Wellness plans also include those important examinations that provide a baseline of information to be used as your pet ages. Consistent veterinary care and comprehensive testing are incredibly helpful in determining underlying health issues and increasing longevity. Continue…