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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The Best Pet Apps: Make Life Easier and Fun

Got a pet problem? Don’t worry. There’s a pet app for that! Tablets and smartphones app marketplaces like iTunes or Google Play offer apps designed specifically for animal lovers with solutions to important pet issues.

We’ve seen a range of apps from the very functional to the downright silly so we decided to make this list of must-haves. They’re the ones that actually do what they’re designed to do, without making you want to tear your hair out in the process. Best of all, they’ll not only make your life more fun and easier, they’ll improve your relationship with your pets and make you a better advocate for their health and wellness. Read the rest of this entry »

Grooming: 6 Tips to Help Your Pet Enjoy Their Spa Day

Imagine how you feel right after getting your hair styled, a hot shower, or your nails done – it feels great to

Groomersbe clean and well put together. Now imagine how much your pets appreciate that same pampering! This type of regular grooming helps build a close bond between you and your pet and keeps you informed about the condition of his fur, skin, teeth, nails and ears.

Grooming may include bathing, combing, brushing, clipping nails, cutting or shaving mats, cleaning ears and controlling external parasites. In fact, it is not uncommon to discover lumps, infections, and other problems during a thorough grooming routine. In order for your pet to be healthy and happy, regular grooming can be an important part of every wellness plan. Read the rest of this entry »