It’s never easy leaving your furry loved ones behind when the family goes away and it gets even harder when your dog has a condition like diabetes. To ensure your pet gets the love and attention it deserves, you need to be extra careful about picking a boarding facility. This includes making sure the staff are well-equipped to cater to your pooch’s special needs.
Kennel cough is an upper respiratory infection that affects dogs and is often common when your dog has spent time at a boarding kennel. While usually not a serious condition, it can make your dog very uncomfortable unless treated. Kennel cough will often display by your pet constantly making hacking noises or sounding like they are choking on something.
When it comes to choosing the right boarding facility for your pet, there are a lot of different options available. Rather than just the usual questions about activities, enclosures and the attention your pet will receive, you also have to make the choice between an indoor or outdoor facility. Here we have a few different things to consider before making your choice.
Often our busy lives take us away from the ones we love, including our pets. In situations like these pet boarding can be a lifesaver, but it can also be a great holiday for your furry friend. Not only do they get to experience a new environment, they’ll get to play and spend time with other dogs & cats in a safe and secure location.
As a pet owner, you only want the best for your dog. You may look after them well, feed them properly, ensure that they are taken to the vet on regular occasions and pamper them to no end. You may feel as if you couldn’t be a more loving owner to your faithful friend. However, you may have a challenge ahead as you’re planning your first family holiday to a far-off place. Unfortunately, it’s not possible to take your dog with you and so you have to consider putting them up in a boarding kennel for the first time. This is not just a simple decision, however and requires a good amount of planning. What do you need to think about as you start to prepare?
Your pet is a fully fledged member of your family and, just like a child, they depend entirely on you for their care and well-being. Not only that, but every decision you make that involves them has a distinct bearing on their happiness, health and psychology. So, no pressure at all when you’ve got to go away for some time, is there?
Seriously though, you need to do the best you can for them while you’re going to be away and may need to consider taking them to a boarding kennel. Assuming this is the first time you have had to make this decision, what do you need to bear in mind and how are you going to find a suitable place?
If you’re like the majority of cat owners, you worry about their well-being and pamper them to no end. You understand that they are by nature somewhat independent, but that they still rely on you for familiarity and comfort, as well as their basic needs. Just how independent and carefree are they, however? Do you think they’re going to be okay with being taken to a cattery while you head off on holidays?
These are some big questions which often leave cat owners confused and worried whether the cattery will be stressful for their pets. What do you need to think about to ensure a good experience for your pet as your holiday draws near?