Looking for a New Pet? Things to Know Before You Make That Big Decision!
Adding a new furry family member is very exciting, but it can also be very challenging, especially if this is your first pet. Here are some important things to consider to help you make the right choice.
Whether you're looking for a dog or cat...do your research! Make sure you understand their temperament, activity level, along with care & grooming needs. Consider enrolling your dog in an obedience class. This can help them bond with you and provide a good socialization opportunities. Check our
for available classes.
Pets can bring so much joy and companionship to a family. But this new addition also comes with a financial commitment. Over the pet's lifetime, they'll need regular vaccines, checkups, and other veterinary care. Some breeds will also require more attention to their grooming needs than others.
Visit Us First!
When you find your new pet make AVAC your first stop. It's important you have your new pet checked at the clinic. You'll want to make sure they have all their vaccines current and a thorough checkup before they get around other animals.
Your new dog or cat has taken your last name and they're officially yours. Make sure you have bedding, food, bowls, chew toys, litter box, scratching post, collar, leash, etc...ready and waiting for their arrival.
We hope this advice will help you find your new pet and prepare you for a lifetime of love and companionship.
Julie Grimes, DVM
Melissa Joseph Miller, DVM