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How to Help Your Anxious, Scared Pet on July 4th

Loud noises are a common cause of anxiety in pets.[1] Your pet may exhibit a range of anxiety symptoms, including whining or whimpering, withdrawing, shivering, loss of appetite, inappropriate elimination of waste, and destruction of items in your home. This is troublesome for you and harrowing for your pet. Fortunately, there are ways you can help calm your pet in the days leading up to July 4th and during the firework festivities.

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Understand Your Dog’s Cues to Enhance Pet Wellness

At EquiVet Care, we know that pet wellness is more than keeping your dog healthy and safe. Learning to communicate with your pet creates a lasting bond that will grow and deepen as the years go by. Find out how to interpret your best friend’s facial expressions, body language and vocalizations to enrich your relationship and your dog's well-being, too.

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Understanding Your Cat's Body Language

Cats can be very mysterious, which is part of their charm and, at times, somewhat frustrating for their owners. However, if you understand how your cat uses physical signals to express how she feels or what she wants, that goes a very long way toward making everyone happy!

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How a Virtual Vet Appointment Works

Wellness visits are as important for your pet as they are for you. Pet wellness visits allow your pet's health to be tracked over time, so it's easier to catch a problem in its early stages. Wellness visits also provide you with essential information on how to care for your pet. You may also need an occasional visit if your pet develops any unusual symptoms. When an in-person veterinary visit isn't convenient for you or your pet, a virtual pet examination is a great option. By engaging in a virtual visit first, you can save time and perhaps save the price of an emergency room trip for your pet. EquiVet offers virtual vet appointments at times that are convenient for your busy schedule. Read on to learn more about what to expect during your virtual vet appointments.

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Virtual Vet Visits: Are They As Effective As In-Person Examinations?

Improve Your Pet Care With Virtual Vet Visits

The current pandemic situation has served to push telemedicine into greater use with surprising results. The acceptance level of veterinary professionals is high, and the results increasingly positive. Virtual veterinary care can improve the level of pet care with increased post-in-person visits and easy access to medical advice.

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