Has Your Home Received A New House Guest?

Guinea Pig on a yellow and purple sponge

The holidays often bring new friends with us into the new year. For a Guinea Pig there are some things to keep in mind:

Their habitat is one of their most vital needs. Buy as good of one as you can afford. You will need to establish a play area. Socializing with their owners is an important part of their day, so make time to play. Establish with your vet as soon as possible. We’d love to meet them. Make sure to pet proof your home, this includes interactions with other pets. Lastly,  Establish routines. Your new friend is a creature of habit, make sure to establish routines that are compatible with your lifestyle and their needs.

SUPPLY LIST:    

  • High Quality Food with Vitamin C
  • Bedding (change often)
  • Hay, they require a lot of hay.
  • Water Bottle
  • Dark / Quiet space
  • Clippers for nails
  • Chews

National Pet Wellness Month

Dog walk wellness

October is Pet Wellness Month! Just so happens, pet wellness is our specialty. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Keeping on top of your pet’s vaccinations, diet and exercise is a full time job. We’re here to help. Whether your pet needs a check-up or a heartworm test, we can help you keep on track. Ask about our wellness programs designed for your pet’s needs.

ABQ Top 10 for Heartworm

Heartworm test - treatment

Albuquerque just made the top 10 cities list for heartworm disease.

“Although these cities are broadly disseminated across the United States, there are many areas that are experiencing an increase in the prevalence of heartworm disease. For this reason, the Companion Animal Parasite Council encourages pet owners across the country to talk with their veterinarian about the importance of annual heartworm testing and year-round prevention.”

Watch A Video About Heartworm

 

Introducing Acupunture

Acupuncture for your pets?

YES! Dr. Gutierrez is available to provide acupuncture to your pet to help with a variety of issues. Acupuncture is an option for your cat or dog’s wellness and comfort. It helps treat musculoskeletal, neurological, allergies and metabolic disease.

Acupuncture is the process of inserting needles into body tissues.

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