Travelers leaving pets at hospitals during the holidays
Hospital manager told residents if they were planning to leave their pets at the hospital, they should have reserved a place in advance before leaving town before the place will be fully booked. Some people resorted to leaving their pets at stores if they plan to go away for the holidays, a lot of pet owners don’t want to bother friends or pay freight charges for their animals. It’s expensive to ship pets on a plane so owners tend to leave pets at a nearby hospital.
Caring for a large pet that weigh 5 kilograms will cost around 60 to 80 yuan a day. Small to medium pets that weigh less than 5 kilograms costs from 30 to 60 yuan. Hospitals even offer VIP accommodations for 180 yuan a day this will include food and water. Pets at the hospitals are kept in separate cages and dogs are regularly given health check ups. Diseased pets are not allowed, this moved is to prevent contaminating other pets in the hospital.
Residents are advised owners to leave their pets at pet organizations that have a good reputation, great environment and qualified staff. Residents should train their pets to adopt to unfamiliar surroundings since some pets refuse to eat or drink in unfamiliar territories.