May 2020 Social Media Posts for Veterinary Clinics

April 27, 2020
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Are you spending a lot more time on social media because of social distancing? We know we are, and chances are your clients and potential clients are as well. Luckily, the month of May is packed full of opportunities to engage with your followers while remaining safely apart!

Below are additional suggested social media posts for veterinary clinics this month. To use the posts on your page, copy and paste the text into your post. To save the image first click it, then right-click on the enlarged image and select “Save As.” These images are sized perfectly for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more.


National Pet MonthThe Month of May: National Pet Month

Celebrate National Pet Month and get your clients involved by holding a photo contest! Encourage followers to share a photo of their pet, then like and comment on the photo’s others have shared. At the end of the month, collect all the shared photos and make a video celebrating all the pets submitted and feature the most liked photos as your cover photo for June. You can make the incentive even sweeter by offering a $10 credit towards future services or purchases for those with the most likes!  

Post Example: Happy National Pet Month! This month is a celebration of the joy that our pets bring to our lives. Post a photo of your pet below for a chance to be featured in our cover photo and a $10 credit towards future services or purchases with us! Don’t forget to give a like to all of the pets you feel are just as amazing as yours!

May is also Lyme Disease Prevention Month, so be sure to send out a reminder that it is time for monthly preventatives!


Specially Abled Pet DayMay 3: Specially Abled Pets Day

Today is Specially Abled Pets Day. Take some time to celebrate pets who don’t let their special abilities hold them back!       

Post Example: Today is Specially Abled Pets Day! This is a reminder that pets with disabilities have extraordinary abilities. Here is to all the pets who are blind, deaf, wobbly, and wheeled! #SpeciallyAbledPetsDay


Mothers DayMay 10: Mother's Day

Mothers come in many different forms, so celebrate Moms of every variety with an inclusive Mother’s Day Post:

Post Example: “Happy Mother's Day to Moms of all types! We hope your day is just as amazing and special as you are.”


National Preparedness Day CatNational Preparedness Day DogMay 11: National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day

Everyone, including our pets, needs a plan for when disaster strikes, and this has become even more evident with recent events. Dedicated to making sure our canine and feline friends have a plan, share some tips about the important things pet owners should have to ensure a safe plan should something happen.

Post Example: Did you know that today is designated as National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day? Having a game plan for what to do with your beloved pets is essential should a disaster strike. Learn more about having everything you need here: https://www.veterinaryha.org/blog/item/536-be-prepared-for-pet-preparedness-month


Memorial DayMay 25: Memorial Day

Honor those who have served by sharing a heartfelt post on Memorial Day. If your veterinary practice is closed in observance of the holiday, add a message about when your clinic will reopen.

Post Example: Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, and meaningful Memorial Day.