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What Does a Veterinary Technician Do, Anyway?

National Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week is celebrated every third week in October. We appreciate the contributions of our veterinary technicians every day, but we wanted to give you a glimpse into all that these integral team members do for your pets. To highlight their diverse knowledge and skills, we’re describing their many roles also performed [...]

Cats Need Regular Veterinary Care, Too

The health of the American feline population is at risk. According to a study conducted by Bayer Health and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), of the 74 million cats living in American homes, more than half (52%) are not receiving regular veterinary care.  We understand that taking your cat to the veterinarian ranks [...]

Seal of Approval: What an AAHA-Accredited Hospital Means for Your Pet’s Care

Did you know that accreditation is a voluntary process for veterinary hospitals? Unlike human hospitals, which must be accredited to offer care to Medicare patients, animal hospitals are not held to such standards. Nearly 60% of pet owners believe their hospital is accredited, yet only 12% to 15% of all veterinary practices in the United [...]

5 Simple Ways to Make Your Household Disaster-Ready

No one wants to think about disaster striking, but every pet owner should be concerned about floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, and fires. Being prepared could mean the difference between life and death for your family and your pets. The following five easy steps will ensure you are prepared if disaster hits. Step 1: Put a free [...]