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5 Things You Should Be Doing to Care For Your Pet

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Care For Your Pet

Pets are a part of our lives, and they can bring us tons of happiness. However, there’s also something to be said about taking care of your pet. You may not have time to visit the vet every time your dog has an illness or injury, but you must keep them healthy so they don’t end up being sicker than they already are! Here are five things you should be doing if you want to make sure your pets stay healthy:

Dental Care

Dental care is essential for your pet’s health. Regular dental checkups are important to help prevent gum disease and other issues that can lead to more serious conditions like heart disease or liver failure.

To brush your pet’s teeth, use a soft-bristled toothbrush with short bristles (like a dog toothbrush). Use some gentle pressure on the top and bottom surfaces of the teeth—not just along their length—to help remove plaque buildup. You should also check for loose or broken dental flossing between each tooth at least once a week; if you notice anything unusual during an exam with our vet team, we recommend taking your pet straight to see us as soon as possible!

Physical Checkups

Pet physical exams are the best way to check for signs of illness. Your veterinarian can examine your pet’s eyes, ears, teeth, gums; heart and lungs; and other body systems.

If you have a dog or cat who has just been spayed or neutered, you may not need a yearly physical exam right away (although it’s still important to keep an eye on their health). Wait until 2 months after surgery before taking him or her in for an annual checkup. This will give time for his immune system to rebuild after being cut down by tumor removal—so if he does have an infection at this point, he’ll be able to fight off any bacteria that might make their way into his system before they become serious problems later down the line.

Your vet may also want to do a parasite checkup during these visits as well so make sure they’re aware when scheduling appointments! Parasites such as fleas can cause skin irritation which could lead to allergies later down the line if not treated properly during initial stages.”


  • Brush your pet’s teeth.
  • Bathe your pet.
  • Clean his ears, which can get dirty if he plays in the dirt or walks through mud puddles.


Exercise is key to your pet’s health and happiness. It helps them burn off excess energy, maintain a healthy weight, strengthen their muscles and bones, reduce stress levels, improve self-confidence, and more.

How much exercise does my pet need?

It depends on the breed or individual animal but generally speaking most dogs need around 30 minutes of vigorous activity two or three times per week to stay fit. For cats, this can range from 15 minutes twice a day up to about 30 minutes four times per week depending on the size of your cat and its age (older cats tend to require less exercise). If you have more than one pet then it’s best not to get too carried away with one type of exercise as this could lead to boredom which could cause behavioral issues later down the line!

Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Spaying and neutering your pet is a must. This can be a little bit of a challenge for some people, but if you’re ready to commit, here’s what you need to know:

  • You should do this at the right time in your life because it will help prevent unwanted pregnancies and addictions down the road. If an animal isn’t spayed or neutered when they’re young enough—generally between 6 months and 6 years old—the risk of developing certain cancers increases significantly compared with those who are spayed/neutered before their first heat cycle occurs (which happens at around 6 months). On top of that, by not having children during this crucial period in their development, it means that there won’t be any litter coming into existence until much later on down the road when these animals reach adulthood! So yes: getting them fixed early makes sense for both parties involved!

Your pet needs regular care.

It’s important to remember that, just as you would spend time with a friend or family member, your dog or cat needs to be taken care of too. The benefits of this are numerous: they’ll love you for it and will be more relaxed when they see that you’re taking care of them—they’ll feel loved! You’ll also save money in the long run by not having to pay for vet visits due to illness or injury; meanwhile, if all goes well with your companion animal’s health, the bond between owner and pet will grow stronger over time as well. If nothing else works out quite right (or at all), there are plenty more options available on our site so don’t hesitate when trying something new!


We hope that you’ve learned a lot about the important things to do for your pet. Remember to always consult with your vet before making any changes in their care, not just because they have more experience but also because they know what’s best for your pet. If you follow these tips, then you will have a happy and healthy pet who will live long and prosper!

Ashley Mendez
Ashley Mendez

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