Your pet is part of your family. Their environment, feeding, and special personalities are all important and should be considered when planning how to nurture them best; your goal should be to make their lives in your home long, happy and healthy.
Good health for your pet means focusing on three main areas in your pet’s life:
Safe Environment and Nutrition:
By providing a safe place for your pet to live, all other needs they have can be tended to. There should be nothing around their area that can harm them, be it furniture, chemicals, or an open window or door in which they could get out. Pet health depends on ample food, water, and human contact. These are all imperative to addressing basic needs. Once only found in veterinarian’s offices, scientifically prepared diet dry foods are plentiful in grocery stores. Proteins and fiber needs are met with these slightly more expensive brands that provide good pet nutrition with quality pet nutrition products.
Pet grooming organizations should be researched by owners. Good pet grooming contributes to quality pet health and can ease fur and hair clean up on your part for your home. Choices are ample on the internet for pet groomers in your area.
Love and Rewards:
Pets love you unconditionally. They are there for you whether you’ve had a bad day, are angry, or just feel grumpy. They require and deserve good pet care from quality souces which carrys with it innumerable rewards of affection and love. It is imperative to nurture this relationship daily with your affection and your time spent with them. Your pet’s health depends on this, as does all of the discussed areas in their lives. This includes walking the dog, having a variety of toys for indoor cat play, and obedience training for positive structured behavior.
All of this, combined with your relaxed and patient treatment of your pet can only leave you with a loving and rewarding relationship with your pet.
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Originally posted 2011-09-29 21:07:47.