They’re practically by your side or under your feet every day of the year, and the holidays are no different. Sure, you don’t want them scarfing down the mashed potatoes or exhibiting dominance over the Christmas tree, but you likely want them around for all the holiday revelry. The best way to include them in the fun is to give them gifts they can enjoy. Will they go crazy over another argyle sweater? Maybe, maybe not. What we do know is that the following gifts for pets really hit the holiday bullseye.
Under the Tree
It goes without stating that edible gifts – for pets and people alike – have no place under the tree. If you are planning on picking up some treats or snacks for your pet, be sure to store them where they can’t see or smell them, and only give the gifts to them when it’s okay to open and eat them.Continue…
The holiday season is here, and with it comes the usual mix of parties and holiday gatherings with friends and family. And with over 70% of pet owners in the US now considering our pets to be family, of course most of us want to include them in the holiday frolicking.
But are pets and holiday parties a good mix? While holiday parties can be fun for you, they can be stressful for even the most well behaved, friendliest pet. What can you do to prepare your pet for a houseful of people when planning your holiday soiree? Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic explores, here.Continue…
This is the time of year when our thoughts turn to love and romance. Whether you feel like celebrating Saint Valentine as a legitimate holiday, or scoff at the idea, there is no denying that the relationships humans hold with animals are very real. The science of the love of animals is an interesting topic, and here at Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic, we couldn’t think of a better time to dive into it.
Are you making your list and checking it twice?
If you’re like over half of U.S. pet owners, your pet is included on your holiday shopping list. But with so many wonderful pet-related items to choose from, and more coming out on the market each day, figuring out what to buy for your best pal can seem like a daunting task.
In case you didn’t know, pet are our specialty at Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic, and we’ve put our heads together to come up with a list of holiday pet gift ideas sure to please even the most pampered pet!