Be Diligent about Vet Visits. “Don’t wait for the signs,” Dr. Becker stresses. Focus on “prevention first.” Pets age fast, and when it comes to illness they are programmed to mask weakness, “they’re naturally secretive.” One to two visits a year is ideal, but if you suspect a problem, don’t hesitate, and don’t self-diagnose. “In the last two years I’ve seen four or five cases where people went to the internet for help, and by the time they get to the vet it’s too late,” says Dr. Becker.
The smiling 95-year-old queen seemed happy to oblige and reached out to pet the dog.
Corgis have always held a special place in the queen’s heart. Over the years she’s owned more than 30 of the herding dogs , including several mixed breed dorgis.In December 2020, her dorgi named Vulcan died and left behind only Candy. But in March 2021, TODAY confirmed that the monarch had welcomed two corgi puppies.The queen, who celebrates her Platinum Jubilee on Sunday, seemed delighted as she pored over the stack of jubilee memorabilia. Some items had been preserved from previous jubilees, like this fingerprint portrait from schoolchildren in Leicestershire.
Keep a pet-friendly home. Your dog or cat is a part of the family. If she’s a kitty, she needs her own litter box in a quiet, out-of-the way corner, a scratching post or tree, her own toys, and a nice cozy spot for napping.
Many items, including cards, were specially made for the queen in honor of her special milestone.
There are several celebrations planned this year in honor of the queen's anniversary.