Primary Pet Health Questions
The most common pet health questions should be (but usually aren't) related to what you as a pet
owner can do to maximise pet health and thereby prevent health problems from occurring.
As with human primary health, many preventable health problems can be avoided if you take the time to
find out what your particular pets' primary health requirements are.
Irrespective of your type of pet (species or breed), your questions should be about
the control of
and surgical/pharmaceutical interventions to prevent
You should be asking your Veterinarian "what" and "how" in all of these areas
of primary pet health.
By attending to the primary health needs of your pet, you maximise the immune system's capabilities and
minimise many of the major stresses that can wear down the body's ability to cope with external and internal
challenges to its well-being.
Ideally, you will ask these important
pet health questions
BEFORE you acquire your pet. But, what with the usual excitement
that surrounds acquiring a new pet, these things often get forgotten. Thats not a big problem as long as you make it your
business to find out about the primary health needs of your pet as soon as possible. Obviously, diet requirements are important from day one
but most other information can be gathered over the following few weeks.
Click on this link for advice and tips about what to do on your first day home with your puppy.
However, you should not leave things too long as tick transmitted diseases like
can be transmitted to very young animals, often with tragic results.