Companion animals share our lives and our homes, but have their own special care requirements. To ensure our companion animals are receiving the care they deserve, it is imperative that we are well-informed about our animal’s species, needs, and natural behaviors. Keep reading to learn about how you can help your companion animal stay happy and healthy for life.
Adopting a Companion Animal
Too many healthy, adoptable animals are euthanized in our nation’s shelters while puppy mills and backyard breeders continue to crank out huge numbers of animals for sale.
Spay and Neuter
Spay and neuter surgeries are performed on companion animals including dogs, cats, rabbits, and guinea pigs.
Getting Ready for a New Companion Animal
The day that you bring home a new companion animal is a day you will always remember.
Companion Animal Safety
Companion animal care goes far beyond providing the basic necessities. As guardians to our animal companions, we have a responsibility to protect our animals from harm.
Companion Animals and Poisons
Make sure your furry family is safe from these common household substances, and know what to do in case of an emergency.
Dog Bite Prevention
Approximately 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs in the United States each year.
Relinquishing a Companion Animal
Sadly, thousands of companion animals are relinquished by their owners yearly to animal shelters nationwide.
Traveling With Your Companion Animal
As more stores, hotels, and vacation destinations become pet-friendly, traveling with a companion animal is becoming more common than ever.
End of Life Care for Companion Animals
When a companion animal reaches the end of life, it is up to his or her human guardian to determine how to best serve the animal up to the moment of death.