Coping With Pet Loss

A dog walks in front of the sunset

As pet owners, one of the hardest things we will ever have to do is to say goodbye to our beloved pet. Since they don’t normally outlive us, this event will likely affect us all. Additionally, our society doesn’t place much importance on coping with pet loss, and so losing a pet can often feel lonely and overwhelming.

Maywood Veterinary Clinic knows that this is a serious and difficult time. Come with us as we explore some ideas for coping with pet loss.

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Every Summer, Hurricane Pet Safety Is a Top Priority

A scared looking dog stands in the water of a flashflood

While the national season for hurricanes occurs between June 1 and November 30, hurricanes and tropical storms typically hit New Jersey between mid-August and October 31st. Ranging from Category 1-5, we all know that hurricanes can be extremely destructive and even deadly when they make landfall.

Between high winds, storm surges and flooding, our coastal communities can face utter devastation. To prepare for the upcoming season, we recommend facing hurricane pet safety head-on.

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Welcome Home! Introducing Kids and Pets

When it comes to introducing kids and pets, patience is a virtue. It may be tempting to try and make them best friends right away, but you’ll avoid problems and stress all around by taking your time.

Once you’ve taken the plunge and have your new pet, how to make sure they are successfully introduced into your loving family? Take Maywood Veterinary Clinic’s tips for a successful meeting to heart, and you’ll be well on your way to a home of happy kids and pets (and parents!)

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