How to Introduce A New Pet to Your Current Pets

Introduce a new pet to your other pets with love and compassion.

Congratulations! You’re adding a new pet to your furry family. This time is exciting of course, but can also be stressful for both you and all the pets involved. When you introduce a new pet to your existing pets, there are some best practices to follow which can help alleviate everyone’s nerves. Below, we walk you through how to seamlessly integrate a new pet into your home.

How To Introduce A New Pet…

Because the old adage, “you never get a second chance to make a first impression” is true in the case of how to introduce a new pet to your household, take special care in that initial meeting. We do recommend making introductions before you are fully committed to a new animal. It’s important to take things slow. If you need help, please call your team at Goldorado Animal Hospital.

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5 Tips to Keep Your Cat Vet Visit Stress-Free

For some cat owners (and vets!), a visit to the veterinary hoscrate_training_and_travel_in_catspital should earn them hazard pay…but it doesn’t alway
s have to be such an ordeal. Here are some simple tips that can make any feline’s visit more enjoyable:

1. Make your cat travel-savvy. Get your cat used to traveling by taking them with you on journeys in the car. Whether you are running errands or taking a road trip, starting at a young age will produce the best results.

2. Make the carrier your cat’s home away from home. Make it a comfortable resting, feeding or play location. Keep the transport carrier out and accessible in the home, not just when you’re taking your cat somewhere. Read the rest of this entry »