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

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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.

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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.

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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…