The warmer weather and longer days bring with them the increase of social interaction between neighbourhood pets. Our canine companions love their afternoons at the local dog park. Our feline friends are networking within their own neighbourhood feline community. This increase of social behaviour brings with it many benefits for your pet but also carries its own risks.
The following are some of the potential risks associated with pets' social interactions. Our goal at the Richview Animal Hospital is to properly educate you and your family on some of the most common hazards so that you may make knowledgeable decisions for your pet's comfort and health.
The risk of your pet contracting the following diseases/illnessess increases with warmer weather.