Why health is central to our pet's welfare
The need to be protected from pain, injury, suffering and disease, as well as the need for care and treatment if they do become ill or are injured. Seeing a loved one suffering, either from injury or illness, is truly distressing, and it’s our job to protect and look out for them where we can, and nurse them or seek medical help where we can’t. Some of the most fun and entertaining aspects of an animal’s character, its curiosity, single-mindedness and impulsiveness can also be the things we most need to watch for danger with. We’re also fortunate to have the availability of lots of preventative care such as vaccines, and parasitic treatments to reduce the risks of disease, as well as wonderful pet insurance when veterinary treatment is required.
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