Boarding Your Pet With a Vet: The Great Pet Staycation

Boarding your pet with a veterinarian is a good option for a pet staycation.This time of year brings ample opportunities for vacations, events, and festivals. Unfortunately, for their own happiness and safety, our pet companions can’t always come along with us . But there’s no reason to fret (although we wish we could take our pets everywhere we go!).

Boarding your pet with a vet puts a whole new spin on your pet’s staycation because there are so many advantages to lodging them with a reputable clinic. Rocklin Ranch Veterinary Hospital is here to highlight the reasons a vacay for your best friend can be an incredible experience and give you peace of mind.

The Benefits of Boarding Your Pet With a Vet

Besides the fact that most people who work at animal hospitals love animals, you get the added assurance of knowing your pet is in great hands while you travel. While the lower cost of kenneling may be tempting, you also receive a lower quality of service and, in some cases, this can endanger your pet. Continue…

How to Make Pet Boarding Easier, Safer, and Enjoyable

Leon_iStock_000022779559_LargeMost first-timer’s consider pet boarding with some level of trepidation. This is understandable; it’s often a difficult decision to make when you and your pet usually go everywhere together.

However, there are steps you can take to feel empowered when selecting a pet boarding facility. You may even find that your pet is not only comfortable with the experience, but also enjoys it!

7 Tips to Make Pet Boarding a Breeze

Although it may be tempting to procrastinate, the earlier you start looking at pet boarding options, the better equipped you will be to make a good decision. The team at Rocklin Ranch Veterinary Hospital recommend these 7 essential tips to find the right kennel for your four-legged companion. Continue…

Everything But the Kitchen Sink: What to Pack for Your Pet’s Vacation

iStock_000019573868_LargeYou’re going on vacation, and whether your pet will be joining you on a trip away from home or staying at a pet resort, it is just as important to pack all of the essentials for your pet’s vacation as it is for yours.

Follow this checklist to make sure your pet will have everything he or she needs for vacation:

  • Collar and Tags: More than likely, your pet already wears his or her collar on a daily basis, but make sure that it’s on when you leave the house. Make sure that the collar is complete and readable with current ID tags that will help others identify your pet in case he or she gets lost during your vacation. We recommend that you also get your pet microchipped too as tags can fall off or be removed.
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    Overnight Pet Care

    DogsInSpaceIf you are planning on traveling out of town over spring break, Easter weekend, Memorial Day weekend, or even this summer, then there is no better place for your pet to be than the overnight suites at Rocklin Ranch Veterinary Hospital’s new location.

    We know that leaving your pet in someone else’s care can be stressful – both for you, and your pet, but it doesn’t need to be. At Rocklin Ranch Veterinary Hospital, we have taken the utmost care in creating a fun and caring environment for your pet to stay and play, while you’re away. So whether your four-legged friend will be a guest in one of our Kitty Condos, or our Junior or Master Canine Suites, you can enjoy your travels knowing that your pet is having a stay-cation to remember with the first-class overnight pet care at Rocklin Ranch Veterinary Hospital. Continue…