A Long And Happy Life: The Principles Of Pet Longevity

pet longevityThe human lifespan has increased significantly over the past century. Thanks to significant progress in medicine it may continue to increase even further!. Our pets have also enjoyed an increase in their overall life expectancy, although not quite as dramatically as humans.

We all want our pets to live as long as possible, which is why we’re delving into the complicated topic of pet longevity and how pet owners can make the most of it!

The Domestication Factor

It’s probably obvious to most people that pets enjoy an increased lifespan over their feral counterparts. The difference is particularly striking when it comes to our feline friends, who in the “wild” have a life expectancy of only a few years, but can easily live 15-20 years when kept in the home of a loving and attentive human owner.


Proper Pet Care for Independent Pets

pet careSharing your life with a pet can be a deeply satisfying experience, one that can be enhanced if you are the owner of a laid-back, behaved, and independent dog or cat. Everyone loves a dog who isn’t constantly jumping up and is satisfied to rest in the same room as his or her owner, or a cat who enjoys the occasional snuggle without constantly meowing for food or company. But are these pets actually easier to care for than their needier counterparts?

Understanding basic pet care is important, whether you have an exuberant Labrador or a mellow tabby, Your team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates is here for you every step of the way as you figure out the best way to care for your independent pal.


Kids and Pet Care: Taking Responsibility for the Family Pet

kids and pet careMany of us have fond memories of our childhood pets. Whether we enjoyed a relationship with a loyal family dog, cat, or other pet, we likely learned a thing or two about responsibility while cultivating a lifelong love of animals.

The bond between kids and pets is certainly special, but learning to care for a pet can be just as important. Figuring out the details of kids and pet care can be tricky at times, but your team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates is here for you every step of the way.