Trust Me I’m a Vet Tech: Don’t Give Animals as Gifts

Don't Give Animals as Gifts

Our monthly post is a little late, but an important message none the less.

It’s so common to see people give puppies, kittens, hamsters, you name it, as a gift, but in the vet industry, that is something we hate to hear for a million reasons.

My TMVT partner Erin from Unconventional Mommy Tails shares why in this months Trust Me I’m a Vet Tech post: Don’t Give Animals as Gifts

“I’ve worked in shelter medicine and around February – March we have a surge of puppies come in being surrendered by their owners. They’re typically around 4-6 months old. The first year it happened I didn’t think much about it. Then the next year when the same thing happened again, I realized that these were all puppies purchased during the holidays that were no longer working out in the home. Puppies and kittens are a huge responsibility. They take training, patience, and a lot of money. It’s too hard for some people to resist that adorable face in the window but hopefully this post will have you think again”

Read the full post HERE

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About A Girl

A Girl is a 20 something blogger who began blogging in 2008 as a means of coping with a deployment. She is a Veterinary Technician by trade and loves her work in Emergency and Critical Care. She is married to a 11 year veteran of the USMC reserves, whom she meet shortly after he returned from a deployment. They have been married for four years, have three, very bratty dogs, and are currently trying to muddle through the aftermath of a difficult deployment for both.

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