Brooklyn Bark Talks

Brooklyn Dog Walker Tips:  Ten Tips for a Successful Vet Visit

Spring is the time for renewal and a launch into a wonderful summer.  Many pet owners make their pet's annual check-up part of their "spring cleaning". 

Here are thoughts to make the visit as stress-free and productive as possible, both for dogs and cats.

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Tags: cat care, Talking to Veterinarian, taking pet to the veterinarian

Talking to Your Vet About Your Very Ill Pet

Dr. Susan Cohen developed and let led the first support group for bereaved pet parents during her tenure at the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan.  She is now in private practice and can be contacted at susanpcohen@msn.com.

1. Make sure you know what’s wrong with your pet, what your options are, what it will cost, and what’s likely to happen. Understand it so clearly that you can explain it to someone else.

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Tags: Talking to Veterinarian, pet illness, terminal pet, pet death, sadness over pet