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Archive for June, 2015

24
Jun

Online Vet Services What You Need to Know

Written by admin. Posted in Ask vet, Online veterinarian, Veterinary care

Pet illness

When it comes to taking care of pets, Americans can’t seem to get enough of their furry little friends. For example, did you know that 68% of American pet owners gave their pets presents for Christmas? Did you also know that three out of five Americans believe that pet owners lead more “satisfying” lives than people who don’t own pets? Americans spend on average $50 billion on pet toys, food, supplies, and other items that keep pets happy.

In terms of veterinary care, pet owners also spend considerable time and money to keep their pets healthy. It’s common veterinary advice to take your pet to the vet at least once a year if they’re younger than seven and twice a year if they’re older. However, as with many things in life, it’s easier said than done. With busy schedules and whatnot, it’s increasingly difficult for pet owners to take their pets to see the vet. Especially in rural areas, where the closest vet may be miles away, many pet owners across the country have trouble with accessing basic vet services.

That is why online veterinary services are perfect for treating pet illnesses as well as for routine check ups. Online veterinarians can be accessed almost anytime and can conduct quite a number of things via webcam. Nowadays nearly every computer and smartphone comes with some kind of camera. Because of this, it’s never been easier to treat pet illnesses. You can have your pet examined and, in some cases, diagnosed over a video chat. Veterinary telemedicine is rising in popularity due to its convenience, accessibility, and affordability for pet owners who want nothing but the best for their pets but for various reasons are unable to see a vet in person.

For more information about online vet services, feel free to leave a comment or question at the bottom.

08
Jun

How to Help Your New Black Labradoodle Puppy Adjust

Written by admin. Posted in Australian labradoodles breeders, Medium labradoodle puppies for sale, Miniature labradoodle puppies

Labradoodle puppies for sale in tennessee

After weeks of checking out Australian labradoodle puppies for sale, you’ve finally find your little guy, and are ready to take him home. Although you might be unbelievably excited, your new friend is probably feeling pretty anxious and nervous.

Luckily, there are things you and many other soon-to-be dog owners can do to help black and chocolate labradoodle puppies adjust to their new homes. Here are just a few.

Be a Pack Leader.

Black labradoodle puppies need a strong, capable leader, which their new owners are more than capable of becoming. In order to be this leader, new owners need to be confident with their black labradoodle puppies, and give off a strong, reassuring energy. If the puppies perceive their owners as being weak, they’ll behave poorly, or develop anxiety.

Work It Out.

Black labradoodle puppies are bundles of raw energy
. They need activity. New owners need to play with their black labradoodle puppies for about an hour or so each day, take them for good walks, or let them run around in the yard for a while. If they don’t get this exercise, they’ll use this energy destructively.

House Break Them Soon.

All dogs eventually become conditioned to never eliminate in their dens, black labradoodle puppies included. It’s how they’re wired. Most dogs are typically house broken between two and four months of age, picking up on the concept quickly thanks to their programming. In order to house break them quickly, create a schedule that they’ll eventually get used to. Feed them and take them out in the morning at the same time, and again in the afternoon. Dogs usually have to go between half an hour and an hour after they’ve eaten, making this a prime time to take them out. After they’ve gone outside, reward them. When they’ve eliminated inside, don’t punish them, and be calm. Positive reinforcement works much better than negative reinforcement.

With these tips, anyone can help their black labradoodle puppies adjust to their new lives. If you have any questions or other tips, feel free to share in the comments.