As April rolls around, it's the perfect time to remember that your pets rely on you for their health and safety needs.
Some Veterinary clinics, pet stores, local animal shelters and training centers offer classes in pet first aid and other various pet related classes.
The top 6 primary pet concerns are as follows:
Recommendations for a Pet First Aid Kit
Warm Weather Issues
With the excitement of warmer weather, also comes the chances for heat stroke in animals when they don't have access to water and a cool place to rest. Leaving your pet in a car for even a few minutes can result in tragedy. Be sure your pets have plenty of ventilation at home as well as water and a cool place to relax away from the heat.
HOW TO KEEP YOUR PET HEALTHY
Pet owners can follow these important steps to help keep their pet healthy:
EMERGENCIES AND YOUR PET
Don’t forget to include pets in planning for emergencies in your home or neighborhood:
ASPCA Poison Control Center 24-hour hotline (1-888-426-4435)
Links to more information for pet health and safety