Over thousands of years humans have formed tight bonds with a number of animal species in a process known as domestication. Dogs, cats, horses, cattle, and a number of other animals have co-evolved alongside of humans; just as human lives have been changed by this partnership, so too have the lives of the animals we have domesticated as many resemble their wild ancestors only subtly. Many people acknowledge these domesticated animals as pets and friends who are entitled to a healthy and happy life — this is where veterinary medicine comes into play.
There are thousands of veterinarians across the nation that specialize in the treatment of animals of all sizes. Scheduling regular vet appointments for dogs and cats every year is one of the