A domestic animal is like a child. He may not require less care and much less expenses than a child (remember his studies, hotel, frauds and birthday gifts and children’s days), but he still deserves all the attention possible to have a quality of life and be able to accompany his owner for many years.
As much as it is a responsibility, taking care of pets is not as difficult as you think. Spending is relatively low if you can keep your pet healthy. You can also give quality of life to the animal and still provide happiness, only with simple and inexpensive measures.
Take Your Animal For Medical Monitoring
Do you always go to the doctor for check up? If not, you should, and you should do the same with your pet. Domestic animals can have several diseases cured or prevented just with a constant visit to the veterinarian. Since they are usually more resistant than humans, if there are no clinical signs, a visit to the vet every six to three months will be enough.
Visiting the veterinarian can either solve simpler problems, such as clinical signs of stomach problems, inflammation of the eye and skin, or more serious problems, such as identifying tumors and other diseases that can lead to the animal’s death. An experienced owner can take care of the animal and know how to identify more serious diseases, but nothing really substitutes a medical treatment.
Give the animal a place to sleep in comfort
This prevents your pet from climbing on some objects and makes him feel more comfortable. Everyone feels more at home, safer and calmer when they get a bed to sleep on, don’t they? This is very much the case with your pet. Animals with their own bed and their corner with toys also feel safer, so they run less.
Take Care of Animal Hygiene
Okay, your pet will not bathe twice a day or more, but he needs as much affection and good treatment with regard to bathing, grooming and cutting his nails as you do. Dirty, a dog, for example, is much more likely to contract diseases such as fleas, ticks, skin inflammation and can become seriously ill. It will also have a bad smell and can be scratched and hurt a lot because it is dirty, scratching, and scratching with big nails.
If it is a cat, baths may not even exist because this animal is self-cleaning. But if it is a dog, it is best to keep the baths weekly or according to the need of the animal. If he gets really dirty today, he may need a more reinforced bath. Each pet asks for a different cleaning, and you must seek the best method for each animal.
Take care of your pet’s food and meal times
The first step is to find the right food, whether natural or a diet. Each domestic animal asks for a different type of feed and nutrition according to age. Obey this variation to ensure better nutrition for the animal.
A regulated diet is also important for certain animals. Some manage to live very well with a full bowl and know how to eat at the right times. Other animals (like some dog breeds) need a schedule, both for their education and for meals.
Take your pet for a walk if you have to
Cats hate walking, but dogs cannot live indoors for long without feeling stressed. So it is important to obey the needs of each animal and have time for him to de-stress. An hour of walking with your dog will greatly change the quality of life and prevent him from destroying some objects in the house by pure stress. It is a great tip for those who are still learning to care for pets.
Educate Your Animal to Do Its Needs in Just One Location
Be it small, medium and large, and clean the place. In addition to the fetid smell caused by urine and animal faeces, the residents of the house can become ill and the animals themselves can become ill from being in constant contact with their waste. For this reason, a cleaning every time the animal makes its needs is indicated.
Educate Your Animal
With simple commands, showing where he should eat, his needs and how not to destroy his household items. Many pets can be educated with simple commands and you don’t spend anything for it. It is also important for the animal’s health, as it can eat the wrong objects and foods that are not good for its nutrition.
Evaluate A Castration
Depending on the domestic animal and how many street animals there are, it will be the best option for you. It may not be healthy for the animal too pregnant, leaving the animal sick and the process of getting fat and losing weight. In case you didn’t know, few things can prevent your pet from crossing if it is in heat, especially with cats. The neighboring cats will find a way to get into your house and pick up your pet.
Identify Your Animal
On a leash, with a jewel or micro chip. If he loses his way home or someone leaves the door open unintentionally, a possible encounter with another adult can rescue his animals. It is safer and still guarantees your return home.
Avoid Leaving Your Animal Alone
If you are traveling, it is best to leave your pet in a hotel or in the care of a friend. He will be stressed, may spill his food bowl and refuse to eat the product and still be agitated and violent by the time of confinement. There will also be no humans to play with, and no bath and grooming. This is crucial for furry breeds. If the travel period is long, invest in a hotel or ask a friend to take care of your pet for a while.