Pet Care Tips
If you’re anything like us, you understand how vital it is to look after your pet care. However, some people are unaware when their pet requires additional care. Check out the list below for some warning signs and ideas on how to care for your pet.
Signs That Your Pet Needs Attention
We all want to think that we’re taking the best possible care of our furry friends, but sometimes they need a little additional help. Of course, brushing and cleaning your dog regularly is essential. Still, if you find your dog rolling around, gnawing, or licking at its fur, you should seek additional help.
Skin Problems in Pet Care
Skin disorders can be caused by a wide range of factors. Fleas, of course, are a prominent cause of itching in dogs and cats. Grooming products that aren’t designed for animals, illnesses like ringworm that require treatment, and allergies are also less obvious causes of skin problems. We understand that this sounds like a lot to keep track of. However, if you pay attention to your pet, all you have to do is follow the rule of thumb and take them to the vet as soon as any of these symptoms appear. You’ll be adored by your dog as a result!
Ear Care For Pets
Ear issues may be more challenging to detect than general skin issues. Unfortunately, many dog owners clean their dog’s ears excessively! Too much cleaning can lead to infection, so clean their ears at least once a month–possibly more if your dog’s ears have more hair. If your pet has an ear infection, you may notice symptoms including ear discharge, an odour, dry skin, or hair loss. You should take your pet to the veterinarian as soon as you see any signs of skin problems.
Paw Pet Care
When most people think of paw care, they think of nail trimming. However, there’s a lot more to maintaining your pet’s paws in good shape. When you go to cut their nails, look for dryness and cracking of their pads, as this happens to many dogs. A simple solution is to use moisturizer, but don’t use human moisturizer! Inquire with your veterinarian about the proper type. Keep an eye out for sores on their paws and treat them with antibacterial soap and light bandages. Your small friend will suffer by strolling around if this goes overlooked, so pay attention!
The staff at Queen West Pet Grooming are trained professionals and can spot problems quickly. So when you choose us, you are informed about keeping your pet safe and well-groomed. Call or visit the appointment booking page for more info on our availability.