Healthy Pet; Happy Owner
So you’re looking for a pleasant and long relationship with your pet? It takes more than a full dish of food, some water, and the occasional bath to keep a pet healthy; we all already know this, but pet owners for the most part don’t provide enough of the right care to ensure their hairy fellows will be around as long as possible. You’ll hit up the basic survival needs with those things, but when it comes to developing your pet’s vitality and life expectancy, there’s more you can do.
So lets not look at this like a list of requirements, but instead a reminder that an animal in your care is a responsibility to maintain and care for a living creature.
Your pet has a whole pile of strange biology inside of him, so let’s start with is inner health. Vaccinations, yearly dog vaccinations are necessary to make sure your pet is taken care of properly, because without them your pet could catch all manner of illness and disease. You may be wondering “What shots do dogs need yearly?”, great question! You’re not going to want to drop post on social media to get feedback from friends on this one, you’ll want to make sure to ask a profession veterinarian. Veterinarians are trained to know what good and bad medical practices are, and what would be most beneficial for your pet in his specific situation.
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Once you have the inside of the pet cared for, it’s all about seeing and hearing.
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Your pets eyes should be looked at daily to make sure the hair around them is dry and clean. Redness, matting, watery eyes, or swelling around the eyes of your pet are all signs that your pet needs you to take action by scheduling an appointment with your vet so you can be certain there are no great issues.
While these situations may be nothing at all, it’s possible that the issue could be profound enough that that medical intervention is required. The only way to make sure your pet’s eyes are taken care of is to treat every situation like it’s serious until you know for a fact that it’s not.
Once the little furry fellow’s eyes are in good shape, you have to get his ears looked at. Bad hearing in a pet can cause a lot of dangerous situations, namely not being able to hear vehicles or not being able to hear it’s owner can be very bad in a situation where the pet would need to react swiftly. The best thing you can do is know the status of your pet’s hearing so you can plan and organize what he gets to do so that he is safe at all times.
Your pet’s hearing will likely fade due to old age, but taking good care of his ears by maintaining a clean and dry inner ear, and making sure there are no obstructions in the ear.