If you have not yet reached that stage of your life, bear in mind that it is inevitable. The older you get, the more vulnerable you are likely to become, in sickness and in health, and for better or for worse. But all good because you will be doing your utmost, surely, to ensure that you are going to be in reasonably good health for as long as you live. Your pet, on the other hand, reaches old age a lot sooner than you will.
In fact, years before your time. And the older the dog or cat becomes, the more likely it may become that at some stage or another, it may well need emergency pet care. It tends to get sick more often than not, no matter how well you have looked after your dog. Of course, the truth of the matter may well be that the better you take care of your animals, the less likely it may be in the future that emergency pet care may be necessary.
But just like it will happen to you eventually, it is still inevitable. You can prepare yourself well enough for those traumatic days just as long as you are taking your pets for regular checkups at the local vet. Way, way before the time, while the animal is still relatively young and sprightly, and physically agile, any early warning signs can easily be addressed. But easier said than done perhaps. Because for many, this remains a bone of contention.
Private vet care is frightfully expensive. But there are still two ways of remedying this. For one thing, you can now purchase a pet medical aid. But if there is no other alternative, do make every effort to get in touch with the peoples’ dispensary for sick pets.