Fun Ways To Celebrate the Holidays With Your Pet 

The holidays are about family, friends, and celebrating the season with those we love most. And of course, this includes our pets. The season wouldn’t be the same without them, but if you find yourself rushing to one party after another, shopping till you drop, and falling head first into the holiday hustle and bustle, your loving pet may feel a little left behind. 

Instead, the team at  Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital has come up with some fun ways to celebrate the holidays with your pet (while keeping them happy and healthy at the same time)!

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Including Your Pet in Your Will 

When you think about your last will and testament, some of the things you might consider are your children, your property and assets, and how these assets might be disseminated in the event of your passing. But have you considered what would happen to your pet? 

We sometimes assume that our pets will go beyond the rainbow bridge before us, but this is not always the case. It is important to plan for your pet’s care and well-being should the unexpected happen. The team at Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital explores some of the reasons why including your pet in your will is something that will give you peace of mind.

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Happy Holiday Safety for Exotic Pets 

Safety for pets around the holiday season is always a topic of conversation at Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital. Oftentimes, our less traditional pets (think feathered, winged, or scaled) are left out of things. Holiday safety for exotic pets is important, too. Read on for our best pointers for a happy season for all animals, great and small. 

Special Holiday Safety for Exotic Pets

Holiday safety for exotic pets is of particular concern, after all, these unique critters are often forgotten when it comes to public education.

During the holiday season, don’t forget that:

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5 Great Ways to Show Positive Reinforcement to Dogs (Without Treats) 

For most, the standard way of rewarding your dog for good behavior is through treats. In fact, it seems to be the only way, since they respond well to it and it can just become automatic. 

Unfortunately, relying too heavily upon food rewards can cause your pet to become overweight or obese. Along with this, changing up your pet’s reward can keep the challenge going and add enrichment beyond the usual dog bone.

The team at Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital have some creative ways to give your fur friend positive reinforcement. Let’s take a look!

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