It's not uncommon for dog owners to overlook their dog's dental health or question the value of canine dental check-up. After all, animals in the wild don't brush their teeth or visit the dentist, so what would dogs be any different. The problem is dogs tend to be fed very different diets to that which their ancestors would have eaten and how they use their teeth has changed over time, too.
If you have a dog, you're going to need to invest in a quality pair of scissors to use on your pet. But don't just use any old scissors, as some are specifically made for dogs and will work better than others. To make sure your scissors are in perfect shape, here are four things you should keep in mind.
1. How to clean them
When you've finished grooming your dog, there are a few things you should do to make sure the scissors retain their sharpness.
At the outset, taking in a new puppy may seem like a small decision to make for your family. As long as you ensure that the new pet is taken for walks on a regular schedule and is provided with food and love then it should be ok, right? Unfortunately, these are not the only responsibilities that you will be tasked with. Similarly, to having a new baby, you will be responsible for your new furry friend's overall health and wellbeing.
Wanting the best for your pet goes beyond buying them toys and treats. It includes choosing the right veterinary hospital for your pet. With so many options available, how do you narrow down on a few and finally choose the best one? A good veterinary hospital needs to have a wide scope of services and located close to where you live. Here are five things to consider when choosing a veterinary hospital.
Caring for an elderly cat can be challenging; below are some mistakes that cat owners make when their pets approach their twilight years.
Not informing the vet of their cat's gradual loss of cognitive function
Owners of elderly cats will often not inform their veterinarian when they notice their cat's gradual loss of cognitive function, until this decline becomes very advanced, as they assume that their pet's forgetfulness, bouts of disorientation and the changes in their sleeping habits are just part and parcel of the ageing process.