It's June! Use These Social Media Posts to Educate Your Clients

The start of a new month brings with it the need for new social media posts to keep your practice's accounts active and robust. That's why we've created posts for you to share on your practice's social media channels. Keep reading to find images you can download and share, along with helpful information to provide alongside them.

Planning tip: Before you start publishing content, take 10 minutes to map out the posts you'll share over the coming month. You don't need to create all of the posts during this time, but identifying topics to post about will help ensure you're sharing information on a wide range of topics over the coming weeks, and will get your creative juices flowing!

Your clients have likely heard of heartworms, but do they understand how their pets are exposed to them? When you share this post, include a caption that helps your clients understand what puts pets at risk of heartworm, and the preventive steps they can take.

As temperatures rise across the country, use this post to remind pet owners that cars heat up quickly, and the interior temperature can quickly become deadly for pets.

June is the ASPCA's Adopt a Shelter Cat Month. When you share this post, give your clients the guidance they need to take care of their new family member. This may include information on the diagnostic tests and vaccinations that will get them off on the right foot.

Grilling season warning for dogs social media post

The arrival of summer brings with it picnics, backyard barbecues and the risk of pancreatitis. Remind your clients that human food can easily make their pets sick.

Planning tip: As the end of June approaches, start thinking about information your clients should have as they start off the month of July.

Dog hiding under bed afraid of 4th of July fireworks

The Fourth of July means fireworks, which can be disturbing for pets. While you can't eliminate the anxiety their pets may feel, help pet owners understand what they can do to keep their pets safe.

Social media post on not forgetting monthly preventives for pets

Pet owners have the best intentions to keep up with their pets' preventives, but life gets busy. By providing your clients with a reminder a few days before the first of the month, you can increase the likelihood that preventives will be given on time.

Looking for more social media posts to share? Take a look at this series of posts that will educate your clients about vector-borne diseases.

Emma Lishness
Social Media Manager

Emma joined IDEXX in 2013 and manages the company’s social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. She loves exploring how social media platforms can be used to have meaningful conversations and build relationships. Emma holds an M.A. (Honours) from the University of St Andrews. When she’s not at work, Emma can be found exploring the Maine coast with her rescue beagle Sam.

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