I am a dog lover. I also know a lot of dog lovers like me. I noticed people who raised multiple dogs know exactly when they need to take their dogs to the vet. New pet owners often think they only need to go to a vet when their dog is sick. This is a huge mistake. Annual check-up ensures good health in dogs. Take the dog to the vet once a year, even if he looks healthy.
The reasons are countless. But most importantly, your vet can actually tell you what going on inside your dog’s body. According to pet magazines, most vets suggest at least one annual pet exam. This is why some dog owners are getting insurance for pets now. Vet’s bill can be huge; insurance does help in long run.
Puppies need more care than adult dogs. You need to spend more money for dog health care in the beginning. But do not worry, as dogs get older, he will get vaccines, his immune system will get stronger and he will not fall sick more often. An annual pet exam will be enough for your dog. Most pet insurance cover annual pet exam expenses.
One thing I need to mention here, annual pet exam is only available in big city pet hospitals. If you live in a small town, then chances are your city does not have much health care options for your dogs. This is not necessarily bad news. Most dogs that live at home are healthy. They do not need regular care. As I said take the dog to the vet once a year and your dog will be fine. But again, I am talking about adult dogs here. You cannot miss vet appointment when your dog is just couple of weeks old.
All pet owners need to prepare themselves for this. Mishap will happen. However, there is something you can do to make sure your dog does not suffer from accidental health emergencies. We are going to tell you how you can avoid emergency dog health problems.
An irresponsible pet owner will have to pay lots of money to vets. But if you take care of your dog well, then regular once a year pet health exam will be enough for your dog.