Our pets are our babies. We pamper them spoil them, and let’s be honest, would rather stay at home and cuddle them on a Friday night. Instead of meeting up with our human friends. There’s no denying that fur babies are our family, but unfortunately, a lot of people unwittingly make some serious mistakes in their pet care that can lead to all kinds of health problems and even a shorter lifespan, none of us want that. So, let’s see what major no knows you should avoid when it
So taking care of your pet and what you should do instead before we get started. Don’t forget to click the Subscribe button and turn on the little notification belt so that you don’t miss any of our daily updates here on the bright side of life’s mistake.
1. Not Being Picky About Food
Whether you feed your pet, dry or wet food, be selective about the ingredients, always read the label. First before, choosing a brand. It shouldn’t contain any flavoring, agents corn. Or GMOs as for a natural diet, always consult. A vet before you decide what food you’re going to give your pet. For example, even though cats eat plenty of raw meat in the wild. It’s actually not good for domesticated kitties. Also. Definitely avoid overfeeding. Sadly. This is a real common problem among owners that can lead to serious health issues and their paths. Always check the serving size and calorie count on the packaging. And finally, always make sure your pets have access to fresh clean water mistake.
2. Rarely taking pets to the vet
Don’t neglect regular visits to the vet. Even if your furry friends hate you for it. This is the only way to prevent diseases and catch any sort of problems before they get too serious. Make sure to keep up with regular vaccinations and shots to protect both your pet and your family. Sure, vet bills can get pretty expensive. That’s a part of being a responsible pet owner.
3. The mistake is allowing pets. Access to open doors and windows
Unless you have a fenced-in yard, that’s regularly treated to kill any parasites. Your pets shouldn’t have open access to the street. First of all, you risk your pop, or Kitty, running away and getting lost or hurt. Plus, if you live in an apartment building on the upper floors, this can result in a tragic situation, especially when it comes to cats maybe their feline instincts kick in when they spot a bird, but they’ll unknowingly leap out a window in pursuit of their prey, to avoid a catastrophe. Make sure your pets are securely indoors.
4. not spaying or neutering
This decision is a personal one that’s entirely up to a pet owner. However, vets do recommend spaying and neutering your animals because it actually helps them live long and happy lives. You avoid any unexpected, pregnancies, the problems that come with females in heat, and the issue of urine marking in males. The only thing you should watch out for when it comes to sterilizing your cat is excess weight since many kitties become lazy and game extra.
After the surgery, in that case, you just need to be careful with their diet and make sure they get plenty of physical activity.
5. Neglecting grooming
and dental hygiene just like humans cats and dogs need regular Oral Care start brushing their teeth at an early age so that they get used to the process. They make special, toothbrushes and paste for animals that you can get at any pet store. Ideally. You should get your pet’s teeth checked by a vet at least once a year. Especially if it has a bad odor. As for grooming different breeds to have different requirements. For example, hairless pets. Don’t require any brushing obviously, but their skin needs to be washed frequently. Hats with short fur require minimal care and ones with long hair should be brushed daily. If you don’t take care of their fur regularly, long-haired, pads can get uncomfortable, matting and even skin diseases and whatever Bri they may be all cats and dogs need regular nail trimming.
6. Neglecting bath time or doing it incorrectly
Bathing is a necessity. When it comes to pets cats, of course, are little more self-sufficient, when it comes to staying clean. So they don’t really need to be washed. If you do decide to shampoo your kitty once or twice a year, is enough as for are rambunctious canine companions, they’ll need to be washed a little more often about once. Every three months. Of course, you can wash dogs more often, especially when Fido has just had a dirt rolling session. In the backyard just be sure to use gentle shampoos. If you have to wash your dog.
The other week, only. Wash your dog’s head at the very end. Otherwise, you put can get cold and start shivering, avoid getting water in its ears. Especially if you have a floppy-eared breathe since they’re more prone to ear infections mistake,
7. Giving your pet stable food, all vets, agree that giving your pet?
People, food isn’t a terrible idea. Your pet’s digestive system. Simply can’t handle it. Most of the stuff. We humans eat. I know. It’s hard to resist those. Big puppy eyes or That intimidating feline glare. Just remind yourself that you’re doing. What’s best for your furry friend? Each time. You
8. Not giving enough attention
your four-legged housemate, need your love and attention. Sure. Most cats are a little more independent, but your kitty still needs to be shown, love. As for dogs, oh boy. Do they crave your attention? And this is totally natural for Man’s Best Friend. Pets need socialization and human interaction to develop physically emotionally and socially. Otherwise, they can become easier, scared, aggressive, and disobedient. And don’t forget to tell them how much of a good boy or girl. They are. That’s critical.
9. Not checking their caller
time can get away from us and our fur babies grow faster than we’d like them to plus, like people they put on weight. So be sure to check if their color is too tight from time to time for cats and small breed dogs. You should be able to slip one finger between their color and skin for medium to large breed dogs. Two fingers should fit. Also, make sure your dog’s collar isn’t too loose before you go out and walk. Otherwise, your dog. Might slip right out and run away steak.
10. Keeping a dog, cooped up all the time,
dogs of all ages and breeds should have enough time outside to move around interact with other dogs and be free to explore. If they don’t get enough physical activity at stimulation, your pump can get overweight which leads to a whole slew of health problems. Plus all that pent-up energy might get released in the form of chewing up, your shoes and Furniture. But indoor cats need exercise and mental stimulation too. That’s where things like, cat trees and plenty of toys come in. Of course, some of us have other types of pets like parakeets and guinea pigs. So, let’s take a look at the dos and don’ts of owning these little guys.
Parakeets, don’t keep them locked up in a cage, constantly, Birds need physical activity and some kind of entertainment. They are social creatures and need at least 30 minutes a day of games and communication don’t Focus their diet around seeds. You can give your birdie Fresh Veggies, fruits parsley, and even Twigs this nutritionally, balanced diet will help, keep them healthy. And you’ll also notice an improvement in their Moon, don’t hold them between hands. This stresses them out. You should carry your
On your finger or open bomb. Guinea pigs. A very important thing. What you should keep in mind when buying a guinea pig, is that it needs plenty of room to move around a cage. That’s too small will then tremendously affect the quality of life and health of your piggy, trim, their fur when they’re shedding. And when it’s hot, actually you can shave it short to give their skin some relief. That’s recommended cutting their nails. Once every six months, like any animal big or small diet, is key, guinea pigs can get terminally sick when they’re fed the wrong diet, their
Should be 60%, headache, 20% seeds, and 20%, fresh grass, vegetables, and fruit. You piggy should also have access to drinking water with vitamin C. Drops in it. Do you have a pet? What kind, let’s discuss our furry friends in the comments section below. We hope this video has been helpful for you. If it has given it a like and shares it with your pet-owning friends.