Is a Veterinary House Call Right For You and Your Pet?

In the not-so-distant past, doctors routinely visited their patient’s homes to perform examinations, treat a variety of injuries and maladies, deliver babies, and more. As hospitals began popping up in more and more communities over the past 50 years or so, the number of doctors who perform house calls has steadily declined. 

Veterinary house calls, on the other hand, are rising in popularity. Our own Dr. Gibson has been visiting pet patients in their homes since 1990, and continues it to this day for those patients who need to be seen at home. 

Would your pet benefit from being seen at home? Here are some factors to consider when deciding whether or not a veterinary house call is right for you and your pet.

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Taking Care of Business: Why Scooping the Poop is Important

A Goldendoodle puppy is poised to do his business on the side grass of a sidewalk

We love our pets, but we don’t necessarily love their messes. However, when it comes to scooping the poop our pets deposit, “doodie” calls. It’s important to plan and pay attention to this responsibility of pet ownership, and Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital explains why. 

Scooping The Poop

Keeping dog waste off the ground not only helps keep our environment cleaner and more pleasant for others, it can also prevent disease. Here are the top reasons for scooping the poop:

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Those Pearly Whites: All About Cat Dental Care

Cat dental care keeps your cat healthy

Cats are living longer now than they did 20 years ago, thanks to indoor living, better nutrition, and improved veterinary and home care. They are also considered to be fiercely independent, and we love that about them, but that may make it easier to overlook their health needs, including dental care.

By the time cats are 4 years of age, 85% of them have some form of dental disease. Not only that, but cats are susceptible to several dental problems specific to felines. So it pays to pay attention to this area, to help keep our cats comfortable and give them a healthier and happier life. Let Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital show you how to provide the best cat dental care for your feline friend.

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These Are A Few Of Your Favorite Things: Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital’s Top 5 Blogs of 2018

The year is rapidly coming to a close, and there’s still lots of holiday hustle and bustle. But at Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital, we’re taking a pause to be grateful for all that 2018 has given us. It has been a busy and exciting year, full of learning and growing together with you and your pets, and for that we couldn’t be more grateful!

Speaking of learning, we have loved brainstorming, writing, and publishing this blog for you. Our goal is to write about topics that interest, inspire, and educate Park Slope pet owners. To that end, we’ve compiled the top 5 blogs of 2018 that you’ve seemed to enjoy the most.

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