Prepare your house for your pet's arrival. A special place should be designated for it to eat, sleep, and eliminate. Obtain any necessary accessories (eg, collar, leash, ID tag, crate, cage, aquarium and dishes) before you bring your pet home. For most pets, you will need to pet-proof your home just as you would child-proof your home to avoid accidents. Harmful cleansers, plants, electrical cords, and breakable objects should be kept out of reach. Open windows should be screened.

Roaming pets are prime candidates for fights with other animals, traffic accidents, and communicable diseases from other animals. Their life span can be expected to be considerably shorter as a result.

Most pets are strictly indoor pets and are perfectly content, as long as they have access to food and fresh water at all times. AVMA strongly recommends that for a healthier, happier pet you consider keeping your pets indoors only. If your pet must go outside, make sure you know where it is at all times, that the pet is old enough to manage on its own, that it is identified in some fashion (microchip ID or breakaway collar and tag), current on vaccinations, and not outdoors in extremely cold, hot, or inclement weather.

If you don't want your pet in certain areas of the house, start training it immediately to avoid those areas. When choosing where your pet will sleep, keep in mind some pets are nocturnal animals and will be active at night. Placing soft bedding materials in secluded corners will help your pet to feel at home.

  • Exams and Vaccinations

    Experts agree that widespread use of vaccines within the last century has prevented death and disease in millions of animals. Pets, like people, can be protected from some diseases by vaccination. Although this resource provides basic information about vaccinations for your dog or cat, your veterinarian

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  • Obedience and Training

    Obedience training helps prevent negative encounters between family members and the dog. It reinforces the bond between the handler(s) and pet. Obedience Training A MUST for every good family dog, regardless of size or breed! Puppies may start classes when they are as young as 8 weeks old. Obedience

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  • "Great staff & loved Dr. Gray. She and her assistant were on point with our pet"
  • "I appreciate that both the Doctor and the assistants are so gentle & sweet with my little fur baby to help her not feel so nervous and scared. I am also very happy & satisfied with the quality care she has received during this time for her injury."
  • "Dr. Thompson and her staff are very caring and kind, efficient, and answer all my questions. They clearly love the animals in their care. I always know that my dog has received the best care."
  • "This was Dino's 2nd recheck. He's made nice progres but still needs some attention to his ear. I understand the instructions and will carry them out at home. Dr. Jones is very thorough and gave great explanations"
  • "Everyone at Arroyo Veterinary Clinic is consistently friendly, professional, and helpful. My pets are treated in a kind and pet-friendly manner. The doctors are willing to answer questions in a way that is clear and reassuring."
  • "Veterinarians and all staff are courteous and knowledgeable. They treat me and 4 legged family with love, dignity, and respect."