Top 10 Traits of a Responsible Pet Owner

Cute cat and dog pet owner.

To some, it simply comes naturally to proactively meet the needs of a pet. For others, the process is more of an “on the fly” kind of approach. Either way, there’s a willingness and an awareness that communicates what a truly responsible pet owner looks like to the world. How else can you identify a responsible pet owner? We’ve got 10 traits that are easy to spot.


10 Reasons to Be Thankful for Our Pets

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The Thanksgiving season is a time to pause and give thanks for all of the blessings and joy. Our family members and loved ones are up on that list, and of course, our wonderful pet companions. 

Pets bring so many positives to our lives, it’s hard to only list a few. But since Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without giving thanks where thanks is due, the team at Rocklin Ranch Veterinary Hospital is here to show some love to our furry ones.

10 Wonderful Reasons to Give Thanks for Pets


Why Renting to Pet Owners Makes Sense

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According to the American Pet Products Association’s National Pet Owners Survey, roughly 50% of Americans own at least one pet – that’s 88.3 million dogs and 95.6 million cats in case you were wondering. Businesses have picked up on the fact that opening their doors to pets will increase their revenue, which is why more and more hotels, restaurants, and other establishments allow pets on their premises than ever before. 

Although communities across the country are becoming more and more accepting of pets as bonafide family members, many landlords are still resistant to the idea of renting to pet owners. If you’re on the fence about whether or not to include a pet clause into your rental agreement, let the team at Rocklin Ranch Veterinary Hospital shed some light on why this may be a great idea.


What it Means to be a Responsible Pet Owner

Rocklin CA responsible pet ownerWelcoming a new pet into your life is an amazing experience. However, a great deal of thought and preparation goes into becoming a responsible pet owner. If you’re adopting a new puppy or kitten, you have years of fun to look forward to, but you’ll need to be prepared for a lot more than just a few back scratches. Think you’re ready? Let’s find out!

The Starting Line

It’s important to bring your new pal in for a wellness visit. This is a great way to launch a lifetime of healthy habits, and a good time for us to share some basic principles about being a responsible pet owner: Continue…