Monday, August 24, 2009

Pet Care Essentials

It is important to ensure that your pet has all the essentials required to lead a healthy and happy life. Ensure that your pet always has fresh drinking water. Give your pets food that’s made especially for them. Dogs should eat dog food; cats need cat food. Ensure that your pet has appropriate shelter to protect it from rain, cold and heat. Some animals need protection from noise, wind and other conditions. Exercise improves the physical and mental health of dogs. Be sure to give your pets the love they need. Pets also need vaccinations to protect them from disease, veterinary care is important to your pet’s health – and life. Use proper pet care products to control ticks and fleas. Make sure that your dog wears a collar and identity disc. You should be able to fit two fingers between your dog’s collar and his neck. Cats should only wear special cat collars with a quick release clip, to ensure that they do not strangle themselves.