Wait; what?!? Wasn’t it just Halloween? The days go by so quickly towards the end of the year; it’s like experiencing a type of seasonal whiplash! If only time moved this fast when you’re standing in line at the DMV or waiting for your food at a restaurant – oh well! All we can do at this point is take a deep breath and pause. Of course, we prepare for the future, but to be truly successful in 2018, we have to take stock of our accomplishments before the year ends.

After reviewing our pet care blog, we have so much for which to be grateful. Our readers let us know what they liked and what they want to see next. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of our top 5 articles from our pet care blog. Enjoy!

Shelden Veterinary Care’s Top 5 Blogs of 2017

  1. The Top Five Pet Care Blogs Of The Year – It’s no secret that we care deeply about your pet’s health. To reach all of Louisville’s pet owners, we’d go as far as shouting the best ways to boost animal well being from the top of 400 West Market – but the internet proves to be far more effective. Indeed, our monthly blog specifically designed for you, seeks to deliver timely, relevant, and meaningful information. From parasite prevention to dental care, disease prevention to age-related issues, we are lucky to have a growing set of readers that let us know what they find the most interesting throughout the year. Read More…
  2. Vaccinations for Indoor Pets: Is It Really Necessary? – “Why does my pet need to be vaccinated if he or she never goes outside?” It’s a common question among the owners of indoor-only pets asks veterinarians. Read More…
  3. Four-Legged Mourning: Coping With Pet Grief – Losing a loved one tops the list of the most devastating experiences we can have, and, for many people, the loss of a pet can be just as painful. However, have you ever considered the impact losing a pet can have on surviving pet family members? Read More…
  4. Keeping Your Guard Up When It Comes to Kidney Disease in Cats – Cats can be pretty tough cookies, but when it comes to kidney disease they tend to experience more than their fair share. Veterinarians diagnose chronic kidney disease in cats far too often, and one that all pet owners should be aware of. Early diagnosis of this condition can make a big difference in the quality and length of life in our feline friends. Cats are masters of masking illness – so it’s up to the owners to notice changes and make annual vet visits. Read More…
  5. How to Help Noise Anxiety in Dogs – Noise anxiety in dogs is quite common, affecting about one-third of all companion canines in the United States. From fireworks to thunderstorms, spring and summer are often the worst times for our noise averse pets. Fortunately, helping them to better cope is something we at Shelden Veterinary Care take very seriously. Read More…

It’s not every day that we have a chance to reflect on the relevance or timeliness of the topics we cover in our pet care blog. We’re happy for this opportunity, and we hope you are, too!

The team at Shelden Veterinary Care extends warm wishes to you, your pet, and your family. Cheers to what will surely be a wonderful new year!