A Look Back: Maywood Veterinary Clinic’s Top Pet Care Blogs of 2018

cat dental care

At Maywood Veterinary Clinic, we are streaming ahead into 2019. Do you hear that noise? It’s the collective sound of pens hitting paper as we all write down our new year’s resolutions…

Before we get to far into things, though, we like to take a good look back to the accomplishments and good times of 2018. For us, those included our amazing clients and patients in the South Bergen County area.

One thing we like to look back on most is our monthly pet care blog, and which of our posts resonated the most with you. It’s our pleasure to brainstorm, write, and publish the blog, and we aim to have timely, educational and fun content for your reading pleasure each month. To that end, we’ve compiled The Maywood Veterinary Clinic’s top 5 pet care blogs of 2018, and we’re sharing them with you, here.


What AAHA Accreditation Means for Your Pet

By now, you’re probably aware of how passionate we are about animal health here at The Maywood Veterinary Clinic. We’re constantly looking for ways to better serve our clients, and our AAHA accreditation falls in line with that ongoing goal. We’re extremely proud of this esteemed designation and want to share more about the many benefits it offers you and your pet.

The Gold Standard

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) was founded in 1933 with the purpose of creating a reputable accreditation program for veterinary hospitals in the United States and Canada. Unlike human hospitals where accreditation is mandatory, the process for veterinary care is strictly volunteer. Currently, only 12-15% of veterinary practices in North America are AAHA accredited.


Exotic Pet Care: Understanding the Needs of Our Smallest Friends

Exotic pet care should include taking your exotic pet to the vet.Dogs and cats reign supreme as the world’s most popular pets, but, for some, our hearts belong to a smaller, more unusual subset of animal friends. Appreciated for their smaller size and many fascinating characteristics, exotic pets, such as lizards, snakes, birds, and rodents, have become more common in recent decades.

Like cats and dogs, exotic pets require proper nutrition, enrichment, and the right environment to thrive. The details of exotic pet care differ from those of traditional pets, but with owner education and commitment, we can provide these amazing animals with the best lives possible. Continue…