Care for cats and dogs
The advent of pet in the house is always a holiday. No matter, a new member of the family pedigree, with a unique lineage, or found on the street. But for the life of the new friend had a long and happy manifestation of your love should not be limited to affection and buy toys, sweets, interesting collars and other accessories. Among the most important is his health.
Bathe no more often than once a month not to damage the skin’s natural moisture balance of the animal. Glycerol, vaseline and soap or special shampoos that you can buy at the pet store.
To trim the claws as the claws grow, in order to avoid twisting, ingrown and breaking. The first procedure should be carried out under the supervision of a veterinarian. With self cutting you can damage the claw, resulting in cracks, wounds. You can also cause emotional distress to an animal (particularly sensitive to procedure cats), which will certainly affect his health.
Wipe your eyes and clean your ears as pollution special lotions that you can buy at the pet store. With redness of eyes, ears, abundant revealing the secret that you are itching, you must consult VETERINARNAYA.
Comb to remove dead hairs, to avoid tangling. If the tangles form very often and very quickly, you should contact the veterinarian: possibly impaired metabolism, lack of vitamins, or in the body occur some changes.
Get proper feeding. You need to put aside all the myths and stereotypes about food, which the cat eats the fish, and the dog chewing a bone all day. The food from our table is not suitable for animals: their digestive system works differently, they have different needs in proteins, fats and carbohydrates. Selection of feeding – is often an individual task. Consult your veterinary doctor.
Observe the mode. The animal must eat at the same time.
Do not overfeed. The symptom can sometimes be hiccups.
Observe the diet. Feed should be either “homemade” food or feed.
If you have chosen for your pet home diet, do not forget about vitamins and minerals. For example, for puppies and kittens under one year the necessary calcium.
Regularly treat their Pets against parasites, be sure to vaccinate them.
If you think that your pet has a health problem, not tightening, show it to the vet. Better make sure the animal is all right, than run the disease.
Practice shows that costs time, money, effort on simple preventative measures are much lower than on the dire consequences of improper care, the treatment of neglected diseases and the correction of behavior in adult animals.
A veterinarian will always help to make an individual prevention plan for your cat will help to assess its condition and to detect “hidden” disease.
Treatment from worms, fleas and ticks
Regularly treat animals against worms, fleas and other parasites. Preventive treatment from worms to animals that have access to the street, are held 1 time in 3 months. Treatment for ticks and fleas is carried out 1 time per month from March to November, 1 every 2 months in winter.
No need to wait for distinct manifestations of ill health of the animal. In the initial stages of worms in cats and dogs there are no visible signs of illness. At this stage, to find the parasites is possible only through microscopic examination of feces, and then not always. The parasites harm the health of your pet and can be sent to you and your family members.
Many owners believe that if their cat or dog never leaves the house, she can’t get infected by viral diseases. But our brothers always happily greeted us at the door, dogs licking our hands, cats RUB against our shoes. But this is equivalent to a long walk together.
Moreover, pet is living in a sterile environment at home becomes more susceptible to various infections. Therefore protection is immunization (vaccination) is necessary. Do not forget about diseases common to humans and animals.
You need to contact a veterinarian if…
Animals can’t tell their owners that they feel hurt them. They can’t call an Ambulance or go to hospital. Therefore, the owners should be very careful to state their favorites. Here are a few of the most common symptoms.
Lethargy, depression, loss of appetite, fever, loose stools, stools and urine with blood, patches of baldness, increased water consumption or rejection, inadequate behaviour, etc.
These are the most common symptoms of animal diseases. Therefore, if this condition is not associated with stress on the background of the change of feed or moving, you should worry and consult a veterinarian. Self-treated, you delay the time of recovery, putting at risk the health of your animal. For the proper treatment of binding diagnosis. Adhering to recommendations for proper care and nutrition, time as carrying out vaccination and being very attentive to the animal, you control its state that helps to draw attention to the problems and consult a doctor. Your attention is the key to good health of your pet.