Archive for August 9, 2013

Aug
09

How to Find the Best Vet

Pets are much more to us than fashion accessories or furry little toys. They are part of our families, bringing joy into our lives, and comforting us when we are sick. However, when they get sick or injured what do you do? It can be scary and overwhelming to be a new pet owner without a regular veterinarian. Luckily, there are great solutions out there for you.

The internet has simplified a lot of things for us. A few decades ago, the best option you had for a directory of vets was the yellow pages. You would look up the profession, see a decent amount of offices listed, and drive down to the first one listed, or the office with the biggest ad. You had no idea of whether they would give your pet the care it deserved or not.

Since then, however, the internet has taken over, and with it comes a lot of vet directory websites to choose from. A good online veterinarian directory will list all the offices near your home, including the distance between you and them, their hours of operation

Aug
09

Comparing and Choosing Pet Insurance Providers

Pet insurance

94 percent of pet owners say their pet makes them smile at least once a day. Pets are not just animals, but friends to their owners and an important part of their families. People protect things that are important to them and make sure they are safe and secure, so why would you not properly protect your pet. Pet insurance works the same way as the health insurance you pay for yourself. By paying a premium you can cover some or all of the medical and emergency costs related to the health of your pet. As veterinary medicine is increasingly using expensive medical techniques and drugs, and owners have higher expectations for pet health care and standard of living. Here are some things to look for when decid