2020 has landed! You, like many other people, have probably set up a list of New Year’s resolutions that you want to achieve this year. Changing your life for the better is possible. There are also New Year’s resolutions that will positively impact your pet. Being a pet parent is so beneficial for many reasons. Being the expert veterinarian hospital that we are, our job is to keep your precious pet healthy for years to come. There are also tasks that you can achieve at home as well if you haven’t started! Here are some New Year’s resolutions that will positively impact your pet.
Measure Your Pet’s Food
Like people, pets can struggle with weight as well. Weight can gradually creep up over time, but there are ways to combat weight gain within pets. Measuring their food is a step that you can take to combat obesity, which leads to other health problems. Discussing dietary needs with one of our veterinarians will help you to calculate your pet’s daily food allowance.
Exercise is Essential
Exercising is essential. Adding exercise to your daily routine will change your life for the better as well as improve your pet’s life. Getting in more workouts not only enhances the bonding experience for you and your pet, but it helps keep diseases from occurring in the first place or prevents them from worsening. Because pets can contract many of the illnesses that people get, not exercising is not an option.
Play With Your Pet More
Pet ownership is never easy when you have a fulltime job and other duties that require your attention. But taking the time out each day to play with your canine companion or feline friend will make them feel loved and appreciated. Also, what better way is there to unwind from a long, hard day than to be greeted by a warm, furry face that couldn’t wait for you to get home?
Keep Up With Appointments
The most surefire way to keep your pet healthy is to bring them into Mount Carmel Animal Hospital. When you consistently bring your pet into an expert veterinarian hospital, it shows that you love them and care about their life. Failing to come to regularly scheduled appointments may result in you missing out on vital information about your pet’s health. Take their health seriously and make this number one on your pet’s New Year’s resolutions list.
Make Bringing Your Pet to Our Expert Veterinarian Hospital One of Your Resolutions
Mount Carmel Animal Hospital has been serving the Northern Baltimore/Southern York community for over 30 years and is proud to be an independently operated, small animal practice committed to excellence in veterinary medicine and client service. From grooming to wellness services, along with Canine Life Skills Training Courses, and surgical procedures, we have the expertise that will best serve the needs of you and your pet. Contact us at 410-343-0200 and follow us on Facebook!