Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital Rolls Out the Top 5 Pet Care Blogs of 2018

As 2019 begins to blossom around us, we thought it prudent to look back at our most popular pet care blogs of the 2018. At Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital, we strive to find topics that will resonate with our ever-growing community of readers, and couldn’t resist taking a closer look at what spoke to you.

To all of our regular readers, as well as those that are new to our community, thank-you for keeping us in your loop! We are proud to serve the pets and pet owners in the Wellesley-Natick community, both in person and through our blog and Facebook page. And now, without further ado, we present…

Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital’s Top 5 Pet Care Blogs of 2018

#5: Looking To Adopt A Cat? Now Is A Great Time!
What’s not to love about cats? They’re sweet, affectionate, independent, and entertaining. Just as the old saying goes, “a house is not a home without a cat”. The good news is that there’s never been a better time to adopt a cat. June is Adopt a Shelter Catmonth, and we’re pleased to bring more attention to the goal of finding homes for felines in need. Read more…

#4: Wondering About Summer Pet Safety? Look No Further!
The summer sort of plays tricks on us. During a time that we’re supposed to feel relaxed and happy, we spend an inordinate amount of time worrying about stuff. From traveling away from home to simply walking along the river, it’s imperative to know what’s at stake – especially when pets are involved. They tend to embrace the season with utter abandon! While we could learn a thing or two from them on that front, it’s up to us to protect them with these summer pet safety tips. Continue reading…

#3: What’s A Pet Owner To Do About The Canine Flu?
You have likely been hearing rumblings about canine influenza in the area. While the canine flu isn’t a new disease, we have recently seen an uptick in cases in the Massachusetts area. So what is this dog flu? Do you need to worry? And more importantly, what can you do to protect your pet? Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital is happy to answer all your questions. Keep reading…

#2: Good Or Bad? The Effects Of Essential Oils On Pets
The concept of aromatherapy centers on the use of plants and their oils to improve mental and physical well being. While this sounds pretty nice for use in the home, the effects of essential oils on pets can be dangerous to their health. To address the recent questions we’ve received about “safe” oils, we offer the following guidelines to protect your precious pet. Read on!

Holiday pet safety can help prevent a pet emergency

#1: School Daze: Separation Anxiety In Pets
Whether you have younger kids or older ones heading off to college, it’s normal for everyone to go through an adjustment period at the start of a new school year. Pets feel the change as well, especially if they’ve enjoyed a pet-centric summer for the past 3 months. Read more!

Happy New Year!

Our blog will continue into 2019 with more seasonal tips, pet health information, and care reminders (when’s the last time your pet’s teeth were brushed?). Until then, your Natick, Massachusetts partners in pet health wish you and yours a very happy new year!