Owning a pet requires dedication, commitment, and in depth pet care. There are basic responsibilities involved with pet care, including vaccinations, medical care, food, and water. There are also additional pet care responsibilities that may be required, depending on your pet?s current needs and health. A commonly overlooked health condition that many pet owners ignore is obesity. Similar to humans, pets need to maintain a healthy weight for optimal health. If you have a pet that is struggling with weight, remember these important weight control factors.
Most pet obesity cases are directly related to their diet. Many pets are not as active as humans, and thus, have a harder time keeping the weight off. Cats especially have a lower activity level with many cats sleep
The pet insurance market, although relatively small, is on the rise.
According to BenefitNews, the pet healthcare industry is seeing an increase in insurance for pets and overall animal care.
“Pets are treated less like work animals and more as a member of the family,” said Scott Liles, president and chief pet insurance officer at Nationwide.
Wholly one-third of Fortune 500 companies now offer some sort of pet insurance plans and that number looks like it will continue to increase.
“The market is small,” Liles said, “but growing.”
Insurance for pets might be a relatively new happening, but it makes sense. Pets have such a strong emotional connection wit