As parents to our pets it is our duty to take care of these furry little guys including things they might not enjoy, like vet visits. Your veterinarian is there to help you keep your pet healthy and happy. They do this because they care about animals and want to see them thrive. Many pet parents often wonder how often should I take my dog to the vet? Well the answer is not black and white so keep reading and we will cover everything you need to know about vet visits.
It is important to establish a good relationship with a veterinarian from the beginning to be sure that you are covering all the dog’s basic veterinary needs. This includes but is not limited to, vaccinations, deworming, flea control, heartworm testing and more. The stage of your dog’s life will likely dictate how often you need to see your veterinarian and we will go through that below. The important thing to remember is that your veterinarian is there to assist you in the health of your pet. They are trained to see things and ask questions that may lead to a better quality of life for your best furry friend. So, it is important to find a veterinarian you trust and respect.