If you’re a dog or a cat, lover same like me you want the best for your pet as it’s after your family probably the most important living being in your life. Unfortunately, pets don’t live a very long life, most dogs don’t get older than 12 so you want to make sure the health of it is in tip-top shape so we thought it was time for a health checklist for pets.
A Healthy Diet
If you own a dog there is plenty of choices, even in the supermarket, to provide your dog with a healthy diet that contains the correct minerals, nutrients, and fibers that it needs. It costs a little more but it’s well worth it to keep your pet in good shape so this should be your number one priority when taking care of it in the best way possible. That way your dog has a healthy shiny hair coat and looks bright out of its eyes.
Dogs are just like people, aren’t they? When your dog is fat or to put it politely deals with overweight it’s more sensitive to diseases pretty much the same like humans. Kidney failure, heart disease it all increases with the weight of your dog so be royal with healthy snacks but don’t let them eat off your plate as that’s the worst you can give your dog.
A dog, or in your case perhaps your cat, hamster, snake, or whatever pet you have, can’t complain besides making sounds but most animals aren’t complaining until it’s too late. That’s why it’s essential to take them to the vet on a regular base to see if everything is going as it should. Wellness exams are something every veterinarian has experience with so they won’t give you strange looks when you say that nothing is wrong.
Vaccinate Your Pet
This is obviously the first thing you want to do when you buy a dog, sorry that I talk much about dogs but I love dogs. Get all the necessary vaccinations to prevent any unwanted diseases or worse spread it to other animals, it’s a little costly perhaps but it’s well worth the money so don’t skip out on this. If you don’t care about your pet you shouldn’t have one in the first place. That’s pretty much the golden rule.
Although dogs don’t live that long and as such they can go through their lives without many dental issues it is recommended when your dog starts to take longer to finish his bowl of food, it could very well be that it’s in pain so when you notice this take your dog to the vet and suggest him or her to check on your dogs teeth.
Spray & Neuter
If you can’t care of multiple pets and/or don’t want to sell them you have to neuter them to prevent unwanted pregnancies, if it does happen before you got the chance to do something about it I have a great suggestion for you, petnap.co.uk is selling all the things you need, ranging from whelping boxes, heated pads and anything else you need while expecting.
That Sums It Up
I think we’ve handled the most important things in this article so if you don’t own a pet, know what’s waiting for you, and if you do own a pet and you see that you haven’t done one of these things on this handy checklist then do so immediately before it’s too late. Oh, and give them some love, they like that.