Frequently Asked Questions PET FAQ
Table of ContentsToggle
DID YOU KNOW?
• US pet owners will spend more than $24 BILLION this year on pet medical care, an amount greater than the gross domestic product of more that half the world’s countries, so they have a few pet faq’s for our list.
• That it can cost $4,000 to $6,000 to train a new animal hospital or kennel employee?
• There are over 100,000 “Animal Care Facilities” in the United States (this includes hospitals, clinics, specialists, kennels, etc.)
• Canine Parvovirus is the most common and serious disease among dogs.
• Feline Leukemia Virus is one of the most dangerous infectious diseases in cats today.
• Bleach is not an alternative cleaner!
• Your pet is at little risk of being infected by Swine Flu (H1N1).
• ProVetLogic products can be used at veterinary offices and universities, zoos, boarding kennels, animal grooming and breeding establishments, pet shops, pet resorts, aviaries, animal shelters, poultry, swine and equine houses, etc.
• Disinfectant – A 10 minute surface contact time is needed to properly be effective against viruses. A virus can survive an initial attempt at removal, so a system that uses patience and proper application procedure will be more effective.
• You always need to remove your animals from area you intend to clean.
• Education and proper training are the “key” to disease prevention in the animal world.
• Nosocomial infections are infections which are a result of treatment in a hospital or a health care service unit, but secondary to the patient’s original condition. Pets are no different than humans in this aspect. When boarded or in the animal hospital, they can contact infections or conditions that they did not have before entering.
Pet FAQ’s On Travel
The AVMA has a wonderful section on pet travel in their faq list as well as a subjects, ranging from prescriptions to microchipping to the effect of mortgage foreclosures on pets.