The Differences Between Preventative and Emergency Pet Care

berks-iStock_000022610052_Large (3)If you are like most pet owners, you view veterinary care as routine wellness exams. With our ever-expanding knowledge base in veterinary medicine, this simply isn’t the case. Just like you wouldn’t take a trip to the emergency room for your annual check-up or expect your dermatologist to mend a broken bone, veterinary specialists’ expertise lies in their specific realm of study.

An important area of distinction in veterinary medicine is the difference between preventative and emergency veterinary pet care. These very different, yet equally important, aspects of veterinary medicine are important for the pet owner to understand. Continue…