Are you a pet lover? Many people are: 43 million households own dogs, 36 million own cats — and there’s a vast menagerie of other critters that people claim as pets.
This week is National Pet Week, created in 1981 by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) to honor the many important roles pets have in our lives and to encourage responsible pet ownership.
Here’s a helpful list of resources for Pet Owners, which includes expert info on finding and choosing a vet, and key advice from vets in caring for your pets. Don’t have a pet? Why not adopt a shelter pet – there’s one looking for a good home!