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As pet parents know, we can always count on our pets to be there for us. No matter what else is going on in our lives, our furry friends are always right beside us with a listening ear and wagging tail to lift our spirits and make our world a little bit brighter.
Pets can sense their people’s emotions, which is one of the reasons the human-animal bond is so strong. National Pet Week is an opportunity to celebrate this bond.
Okay, so many of us celebrate our furry family members every day, but do you know everything your pet needs in order to live a long, happy, healthy life? This week is an opportunity to give back to your furry friend. You can also take advantage of the information and activities offered by experts to help your pet live his healthiest life possible.
National Pet Week began in 1981. It was founded by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Auxiliary to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMAAUX). This week-long recognition of our furry friends is observed during the first full week of May each year. It is sponsored by the Auxiliary to the AVMA.
The objective of this week is:
With social distancing orders in place in so many areas throughout the country, you may be wondering how you can celebrate this week. Here are a few suggestions:
This year each day of the week focuses on a different topic that is essential to responsible pet ownership. You can check out the AVMA website for further information and resources on each of the topics. The subjects are as follows:
Take time this week to make sure your pet is up to date on vaccinations and all necessary and needed vet care.
Unexpected veterinary services can be costly. Having pet insurance can save you money in the long run. Here at PetFirst, we know accidents and illnesses happen to all pets, no matter how responsible the owner. PetFirst is here for every canine and cat and can help cover unexpected vet visits.
Pet insurance provides peace of mind that if your pet gets sick or injured, you don’t have to worry about the financial aspect of your pet’s care. Make sure your pet is covered with PetFirst Pet Insurance.