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How To Welcome A New Pet Into Your Home

How To Welcome A New Pet Into Your Home 

One of the most important things you can do you are welcoming a new pet into your household is to remain patient and calm. Remember, your new kitten or puppy is adjusting to a new environment, and it will take them a few weeks or even months to establish a routine. Here are a few ways to help them feel comfortable with the help from the Animal Medical Center.

Begin by gathering everything your pet will need, such as bedding, food, a litter box, toys, and so forth. Pick out an area where they will feel comfortable for their first night in your home. It is a good idea to pick a time to take your pet home when you are also there to help them feel more comfortable, like a weekend when you are not at work. The first few days you spend with your pet are the most essential because it allows you to form companionship and trust. If you have other pets in the home, ensure you are spending time with them as well.

You may notice that your new pet might have some uncommon sleep or eating patterns, which is not out of the ordinary. If you see that your pet is vomiting or has diarrhea, it would be best to contact our veterinarian for further guidance. Get your pet established with a daily routine for eating, going for a walk, playing, and bedtime to develop a sense of normalcy in the household.

Finally, young pets do not have a strong immune system, so it is imperative to schedule their vaccines with our veterinarian. We will ensure your pet starts in the right direction for a long and healthy life.

Make An Appointment With Animal Medical Center

Getting a new pet in the home is a beautiful feeling, but it also comes with a lot of responsibility. At the Animal Medical Center in Lubbock, TX, we can give you the peace of mind you need to help provide your pet what they need. Make an appointment with us today!

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Office Hours

Walk-ins accepted from 8am-11:30am and 2pm-5:30pm

Lubbock Office

Monday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Saturday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Location

10209 Quaker Avenue, Lubbock, Tx . 79424

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  • "They have the best vets and a wonderful staff and I couldn't be happier with the quality of service and how well they take care of my dog when I take him there! Definitely check out AMC for a friendly, affordable Lubbock vet."
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