Waipahu, Hawaii
94-485 Koaki St
Waipahu, HI 96797
(808) 671-7387
Waipahu Waikele Pet Hospital is a pet clinic in Waipahu, HI that provides veterinary and pet services.

How to Prepare for Your New Dog From Waipahu's Animal Care Experts July 27, 2016

Waipahu, Ewa
How to Prepare for Your New Dog From Waipahu's Animal Care Experts, Ewa, Hawaii

Getting a new dog is so exciting for you and your family. Prepare your home for your furry friend with some helpful tips from Waipahu Waikele Pet Hospital. For over 40 years, this locally owned and operated pet clinic has provided animal care to clients throughout the Greater Waipahu Area. When you want to ensure that your dogs, cats, birds, and other animal companions remain in great health throughout the years, put your trust in these friendly and experienced veterinarians.

A new dog is one of life’s great joys, so make sure you prepare in advance to make your new family friend as comfortable as possible. Here are three important animal care tips to keep in mind in the days leading up to your canine companion’s arrival:

  • Have A Family Meeting: Schedule a meeting with the whole family to decide who will be responsible for certain tasks. Focus on the essentials, such as who will take care of feeding, walking, and training the dog.
  • Animal CareMake A Shopping List: Don’t forget to add dog supplies to your grocery list! Your new dog will need food and water bowls, bedding, a collar and leash, toys, and other products that will make your dog feel right at home.
  • Puppy-Proof Your Home: Make sure your home is safe for your new dog by taking some basic safety precautions. Tape down any loose electrical wires, put toxic chemicals in inaccessible areas, and store any breakable items.

For the best animal care services in Waipahu, rely on the team of veterinarians at Waipahu Waikele Pet Hospital to keep your pets healthy and happy. Give them a call at (808) 671-7387 today to speak with a welcoming staff member about pet boarding or medicine, and be sure to visit them online to find out more information about their many pet services. You can also like them on Facebook for the latest news and updates.

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