The Importance of Pet Grooming

You love your pets, and as time goes on their coats begin to lose their luster. Teeth begin to show signs of decay as well. Just like humans, it is important that you address these issues with your pets. With a little tlc, your pets will have a few more years.

So, what are some simple things you can do to take care of your pet? From baths to brushing, you can keep your pet’s skin and hair healthy. Make it a point to make time to care for your pet.



Consider a bath for your pet to remove excess oils, and dirt. Giving your pets a good brushing is also a great way to find changes in your pets skin complexion beneath the fur. One area, especially with cats to take note of is the ears, as they can become home to ear mites. If your cat falls prey to ear mites he or she will require veterinary care to exterminate them. By taking the time to care for your pet you can notice small problems before they become bigger issues.

Take care of their teeth by getting out a a toothbrush and brush their teeth and then clip their fingernails a bit. If you are unsure how to clip the nails of your pet, ask your pet groomer or vet to show you how. After all, it’s a small price to pay for the years of enjoyment your pet will bring into your life. If you notice anything abnormal with your pets fur and need answers, visit your local vet today.

With the recent cold spell we have had here in the south, it’s important to take extra precautions in regards to the cold. Humans are not used to the colder temps, so can you imagine what a shock it is to your pet? Our staff at In Home Pet Sitters caters to your pet, no matter what the temperature. We want your pets to be healthy and stay healthy.

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