June Social Media Posts for Veterinary Clinics

May 30, 2018
Written by  Erika Schweizer

It is FINALLY getting hot outside! It is a great time to remind your clients about the dangers of leaving their pet in a hot car. Sadly this is a real problem but if we educate pet owners about the deadly consequences we can prevent this. Too many dogs die inside cars every summer. 

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Adopt a Cat MonthJune 2018Month of June: ASPCA/American Humane Adopt-a-Cat Month

It’s a great month to work with your local shelter or rescue group. You can feature an adoptable cat every week this month or better yet, every day. What a great way to support a shelter or rescue group, while also increasing activity on your Facebook page.

Suggest Facebook Post: June is a great time to adopt a cat. There are many cats looking for their forever home. Head to your local shelter to adopt a cat and be ready for Hug Your Cat Day on June 4th. Here are some tips from AmericanHumane.org on cat adoption:

- Consider adopting two instead of one
- Look for a feline whose personality resembles your own
- Have a veterinarian picked out and the first appointment scheduled
- Make sure you and everyone in your household is prepared for your new furry friend
- Make a budget for cat care both short and long-term
- Have supplies purchased and set up before arriving home with your cat
- Make sure your home is cat-proofed
- If you have other furry family members, make sure to introduce them to each other slowly
- Update your emergency plan to include your new pet

Hug Your Cat DayJune 4: Hug Your Cat Day

Today is a great day to promote or highlight any of the cat toys or feline grooming tools that you stock in the clinic.  

Suggested Facebook Post: Not every cat is a hugger. They show affection in many different ways. You may get a loud purr, headbutt or even a little nibble on your finger. No matter what way your feline friend shows affection, make sure that you take some time out today to give them some extra lovin’. Some ways that you can “hug” your cat is with some extra play time. Grab their favorite toy and let them pounce and tug on it. Many cats love to be groomed and will love this kind of attention as well. And of course, there is just good old fashion snuggling. Post below and let us know how your cat “hugs” you.

Fun fact: According to the University of Minnesota, you are 40 percent less likely to have a heart attack if you are a cat owner. 


World Pet Memorial DayJune 10: World Pet Memorial Day

Let clients know what cremation services you offer.  Let them know that they can purchase an urn, clay paw, and/or jewelry and paperweights from the clinic.

Suggested Facebook Post: Today we take a moment to remember all of our pets who have found a place in our hearts. Saying goodbye to a furry family member is one of the hardest things that we go through. 

Honor your loved ones by:

- Saving your pet's paw impression with a Clay Paw
- Have a paperweight or jewelry made with your pet’s ashes
- Place your pet’s ashes in an urn
- Plant a flower or plant in their memory
- Volunteer or donate to a local shelter or rescue
- Make a memory box and include your pet’s picture, favorite toy, collar, etc
- Frame a favorite photo and hang it up
- Have an artist recreate a photo of your pet

Post a picture of your pet below and keep their memory going.


Fathers DayJune 17: Father’s Day

Suggested Facebook Post: Happy Father’s Day to all of the wonderful fathers out there! We would love to see some Father’s Day pictures posted below. 

 

 

 


Take Your Dog to Work DayJune 22: Take Your Dog to Work Day

In the weeks leading up to Take Your Dog to Work Day, ask clients if they plan to bring their dog to work. Remind them that their dog should be on a flea preventative and up to date on vaccines. Recommend a Bordetella vaccine if they will be around other dogs.

Suggest Facebook Post: There are many benefits to bringing your dog to work. It has been proven to reduce stress and increase office morale and productivity. A study conducted by researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia found that petting a dog for 15-30 minutes caused a 10% drop in blood pressure in people. Before bringing your dog to work, make sure that they are up to date on vaccines, clean and healthy, on a flea preventative, and well behaved with other people and dogs.

Post a picture below of your dog at work.