The Key to Thanksgiving Pet Safety? Plan Ahead!

We are generally more successful in life when we plan accordingly. Sure, some things simply cannot be predicted, but when by operating foresight we can reduce unfortunate or uncomfortable circumstances. 

When it comes to Thanksgiving, planning the meal and the entire 4-day weekend is a serious effort. Where do pets fit in with all the visitors or traveling? Thanksgiving pet safety is a fine example of planning excellence, and we’re here to help you through it.

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Avoid a Fright Night With These Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner, and you and your two-legged kids might be eagerly anticipating the costumes, decorations, and treats of the holiday. However All Hallows Eve may not be as fun time for your pets. You should be aware that there are a few pet emergencies that occur on or around Halloween.

Luckily, with some preparation and attention, your pets can enjoy a safe and fun holiday along with the rest of the family. Keep reading to learn about Halloween pet safety from your team at Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital.

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When Pet Anxiety Strikes: How to Keep Your Pet Calm This Summer

It’s summer, and images of lounging by the pool, backyard BBQs, and summer celebrations are dancing in our heads. But for many pets, summer may actually be a more stressful time.

Fireworks, thunderstorms, and parties can all potentially turn our pet into a quaking, trembling, and fearful mess. What’s worse, their anxiety can sometimes manifest in behaviors destructive to their environment and even themselves.

While it’s impossible to shield pets from every loud noise or stressful situation, with a little awareness and preparation, it is possible to minimize the effects. Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital shares some steps you can take to alleviate pet anxiety this summer.

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