These natural pet care tips will help you to
have an adorable and healthy pet.
Pet Care Tips
Once you have adopted a pet you need to take full
care of it. Such care is very essential for pet's well being and your
own peace of mind.
- Pet's diet is very important. It should contain all the necessary
ingredients required by the pet. Some pets such as cats are
carnivorous and hence they require some animal-source ingredients,
such as meat, poultry, or fish, in their diets.
- Keep aside some time every day for your pet. Your pet requires
your attention and affection and this is very essential for between
you and the pet.
- Supervise the new pet diligently through undivided individual
- and training, and restrict the pet's access to a limited area of
- until training is complete.
- A pet is an animal. It has to be trained for the desired
behavior. Training requires constant and persistent effort on your
- Promote good sanitation behavior in pets. Keep the area where
they litter clean.
- Get your pet vaccinated against the deadly diseases. Also
regularly get it examined by a veterinarian to ensure his good
- Never punish a pet if it indulges in bad behavior. This may lead
to fear biting or aggression. Instead, correct bad behavior by
providing positive alternatives such as scratching post for sofa in
case of cat.
- It is advisable to have the pet spayed or neutered. It helps in
control of unwanted off springs and minimizes the risk of behavioral
and health problems associated with sexually intact animals.
- If in an emergency situation you have to give first aid to the
pet take care to protect yourself. A sick or injured animal is often
in a frightened state and may attack you. Cats can be handled with
gloves or wrapped in a blanket; a dog can be muzzled.
- Pets can get poisoned. Poisoning maybe due to snake bite, a
poisonous plant, pesticides, fertilizers, acids, paints etc. In case
of poisoning - Keep the pet warm and quiet; Determine what the
poison was, when it was ingested and the amount swallowed; Take the
pet immediately to a veterinarian.
- Keep dangerous objects like pins, needles, blades, fish-hooks etc
out of the reach of the pets.
- Be well aware of your pet's normal behavior, so that you can
recognize what's not normal.