Our monthly post is a little late, but an important message none the less.
It’s so common to see people give puppies, kittens, hamsters, you name it, as a gift, but in the vet industry, that is something we hate to hear for a million reasons.
My TMVT partner Erin from Unconventional Mommy Tails shares why in this months Trust Me I’m a Vet Tech post: Don’t Give Animals as Gifts
“I’ve worked in shelter medicine and around February – March we have a surge of puppies come in being surrendered by their owners. They’re typically around 4-6 months old. The first year it happened I didn’t think much about it. Then the next year when the same thing happened again, I realized that these were all puppies purchased during the holidays that were no longer working out in the home. Puppies and kittens are a huge responsibility. They take training, patience, and a lot of money. It’s too hard for some people to resist that adorable face in the window but hopefully this post will have you think again”
Read the full post HERE
To view the other posts in our series, visit my page Trust Me, I’m a Vet Tech