Posts from September, 2018
Everybody loves to play with puppies—- until those needle-sharp teeth sink in! It’s entirely appropriate that puppies explore their world with their mouths and teeth, but important that they learn to inhibit their biting, and to restrict chewing to approved toy. Here are a few tips until this normal phase of development has passed. Read the rest of this entry »
If we consider pets to be members of the family, our children certainly feel the same way. Kids tend to develop strong attachments to pets, often relating to them in the same way as siblings, playmates, and trusted confidants. The loss of a pet may be a child’s first experience with death, and how their grief is handled by the family can impact them throughout their life.
Children and pet loss is often viewed as a tricky subject, but it doesn’t have to be. Your friends at Goldorado Animal Hospital want you to know that we’re here to support you and your family as you navigate the aftermath of pet loss together. Read the rest of this entry »