What would this world be without our pets? It’s harder to imagine a life without our beloved pets by your side. We share a special bond, and to maintain this bond we must ensure to provide them with enough care.
Here are 5 useful blog posts we made in the past year to help out all the pet owners and our furry friends.
Unfortunately, Yes! Like Humans, pets are susceptible to cancer and other form skin related diseases. Many domesticated and wild animals suffer from some form of cancer too.
Skin tumors are the most common form of cancerous tumors found in Dogs. However, if it’s caught during early onset, it can be treated effectively. The disease is generally classified into Benign and Malign cancers. The term ‘Benign’ is used for less harmful cancer tumors, while ‘Malign’ is used for harmful cancer tumors.
6 types of common cancers among pets
- Malignant melanoma
- Squamous cell carcinoma
- Mast Cell Tumor
- Hari follicle tumor
- Epitheliotropic lymphoma
Dog grooming is a process by which a dog’s appearance is enhanced. It not only enhances the appeal but also keeps your pet hygienic and clean. It is also essential to keep your pet stress free and comfortable, especially those with long or heavy coats.
A person who professionally grooms the dog is known as dog groomer or Groomer. The grooming procedure, time and tools differ from one breed to another and one coat type to another.
5 benefits of Regular Grooming
- Eradicate Health Problem –Grooming lessens any chances of various health problems, such as skin allergy, parasitic infections, scratches, and matted hair.
- Cleanliness –General tidiness and physical appearance are ensured by regular and proper grooming.
- Vital Organs in Check –Grooming also monitors the status of essential body parts for the infection, such as; Eyes, Ear and Teeth, Nose, Underside, Skin Coat, Nail and Pads etc.
- Physical Appeal –The physical appearance and standard are maintained with regular grooming.
- Stress-free environment –Matted hair, long and burly fur can cause stress to many dogs on daily basis. Grooming keeps them comfortable and happy.
Obesity is common in dogs with an unhealthy diet or lifestyle. As a pet owner, you must keep their weight in check and offer an optimum quantity of nutritious meal. It’s completely wrong to feed your dog from your plate or dinner table because their meal requirement vastly differs from humans.
According to a study,
Obesity accounted for more than 1.3 million nationwide pet insurance claims in 2016, a 23 percent increase from three years before.
10 Obesity-related conditions
Obesity causes various medical conditions in Dogs. Some of the common conditions are;
- Cruciate ligament injuries
- Intervertebral disc disease
- Chronic renal disease
- Congestive heart failure
The dental problem in pets, both cats and dogs, is quite common than you think. By the age of 3, 70% of cats and 80% of dogs have some form of gum disease. The dental problem isn’t only persistent in senior pets.
Here are some of the common risks from a dental problem.
- If your pet remains uncured from dental disease, they are at a higher risk of heart, kidney, and liver disease
- Bacteria under the gum can travel to different internal organs.
- Dental disease can result in bad breath, painful chewing, and tooth loss.
- Broken teeth are a major concern among pets. Chewing on hard surfaces or materials can render their teeth weak. A broken tooth can expose the nerve of the tooth which can be a painful experience for your pet.
Canine therapy is the guided interaction between a person and a dog with the goal of comforting and increasing joy in a person with a mental or physical health condition. The patients may learn to give the command to the dogs, play with them or pet and care for him.
Therapists observe their actions and behavior with the dog and use them for in other situations and further treatment.
Any dog can be a therapy dog as long as s/he is well tempered, obedient, well socialized and loves to cheer others up. Therapy dogs undergo extensive training before working with patients. They work with people with special conditions, for example, people with learning difficulties, in special places such as a hospital, nursing home, hospices, schools, stressful conditions, and disaster areas.