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Looking for a Reptile Veterinarian in New Orleans?

If you are a Louisiana resident and a reptile lover, you could be wondering how you can find a reptile veterinarian in New Orleans. Although it’s easy to find a great vet for a dog or cat, it can be much more challenging when your pet has scales instead of fur. Luckily, you do have options.

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Do You Have a Pet Disaster Kit and a Plan?

September is National Disaster Preparedness Month. It’s also peak hurricane season here in New Orleans and it is time to plan for what to do in case you as a pet owner need to evacuate from your home. Creating a pet disaster kit and having a plan ahead of time will help things run as smoothly as possible in the event of an emergency.

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What Can Pet Medical Insurance Do For My Dog or Cat?

Is pet insurance a trend that you should embrace? Insuring your furry friends is a good idea in several situations. It can help pay for emergency veterinary services and routine care. A growing number of insurers cover vaccinations, prescriptions, spaying, neutering and frequently used services.

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My Cat Scratched Me! What Should I Do Now?

Almost all cat owners have suffered the wrath of their pets’ claws at one point or another. It can happen quickly in a fit of playfulness. If you’ve been scratched, you’ll want to take your pet to a cat veterinarian to be examined, especially if it spends time outside on a daily basis. Some cats get germs under their claws that can cause “cat scratch fever” and other illnesses, including rabies, tetanus, ringworm or other bacterial infections. These can be treated with antibiotics.

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National Dog Day

August 26th marks National Dog Day, a day set aside each year to celebrate the special relationship we share with our companion dogs. Another goal of National Dog Day is to bring to light the number of dogs waiting for homes of their own in shelters and rescues. Unfortunately, 2.7 million pets are euthanized annually while waiting to find a family. Through education and outreach, many more pets could be placed into loving families instead.

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Are There 24 Hour Vets in New Orleans?

Just like people, pets may become ill at any time of the day or night. Unlike hospitals for people that have 24-hour emergency rooms, many pet hospitals are open only during business hours. For pet owners in the New Orleans area, there is good news. Metairie Small Animal Hospital provides emergency animal care every day of the year, 24 hours a day. If you pet needs emergency service, the professional veterinarians of Metairie Small Animal Hospital are there at the time of need with 24 hour vet service.

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National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

Many people say “but my cat is so healthy; she doesn’t need to see the vet!” In fact, cats are experts at hiding illness, so we might not know when they’re not okay. It’s also easy to miss the signs of illness if it’s a slow progression. Just like we don’t always notice things that take a while to change in ourselves, we may not see them in our cats. That’s one of the reasons it’s

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How to Have the Best Road Trip With Your Dog

Road trips, weekend getaways and mini vacations can be an awesome adventure. Whether it’s a few days at the beach, or visiting with friends or family, many owners get nervous when considering bringing a beloved dog with them. With careful planning and safety precautions, though, the trip can be fun and enjoyable for both you and your dog.

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