The Hospital Lobby: Safety and Lobby Etiquette

Veterinary lobby etiquette is a matter of manners and pet safetyA veterinary hospital lobby can be a busy, but interesting place. It’s fun to see different pets, talk to owners, and visit with staff. However, the business and rapidly changing environment of the lobby can also be cause for situations that can quickly escalate.

The safety of all our patients is very important to us at Maywood Veterinary Clinic. With that in mind, we’d like to pass along some tips for hospital lobby etiquette and safety. Being prepared for your visit can make it more enjoyable for you, your pet, and others.

Lobby Etiquette and Safety

The hospital lobby is a confined space, and although you’ll likely encounter friendly, healthy pets, remember that some pets who visit us are sick or in pain. Being aware that not all who visit us are enjoying good health can help to alleviate many potential problems. Continue…

Tips for Traveling with Pets

traveling with petsMany of us would never dream of leaving home without our pets when taking a trip. The open road or open skies, if you need to travel by air, can be a fun and enjoyable experience. All it takes is a little planning. But, what exactly do you need to do before embarking on such an excursion with your furry friend?

Your team at The Maywood Veterinary Clinic has packed up some tips for traveling with pets, to get you safely (and sanely) on the road.

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Hot Dog! Summertime Dog Activities

dog in summerWith the kids out of school and long weekends and holidays on our minds, family activities and vacation planning may be occupying our thoughts. Not only do our kids love to get out and enjoy some fun in the sun, but our dogs do too.

But what are some safe warm weather dog activities, you may ask? Continue…