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A 3-Item Health Checklist for Your Pet Dogs

by Jon Vijungco
Managing Director
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July 3, 2019

A 3-Item Health Checklist for Your Pet Dogs

We love our dogs to death, but there are times when we forget to give them a wellness check. These health assessments are important as it keeps us updated on our pet’s true condition. They may seem fine and healthy on the outside, but we can never be too sure. A simple visit to the vet can give you all the answers you need, like if there are subtle changes in your pet’s health that indicate potential problems. Plus, your dog’s veterinarian will make sure they’re up to date on their vaccines.

The Insured Pet is a provider of the best pet insurance in Manhattan, New York. Here, we give you a rundown of the things your pet dogs need to undergo to ensure a clean bill of health.

  1. Grooming session.
    Like you, your pet dogs also need their very own version of a relaxing day at the spa. Visit your local pet groomer and have them give your pet a full-package service complete with trim, brush-out, shampoo, conditioner, and the perfect blow dry finish. Aside from making sure your pets look and feel fresh, taking them to the groomer also helps ensure that they’ll be free of fleas, ticks, and other parasites that tend to latch on their coat and feed on their blood.
  2. Parasite prevention methods.
    Ticks and other parasites are every dog’s and dog parents’, worst nightmare. You’ll be no stranger to these parasites if you have pets that frequent the outdoors. It is, however, a good thing that this day and age offers you an abundance of pet parasite preventative such as flea powders, shampoos, conditioners, sprays, and even collars. Dogs are also prone to heartworm, so make sure to do your research on this parasite. Find out when and in what situations your dog is mostly at risk to them. Your local veterinarian is more than willing to help you with these matters, so don’t hesitate to pay their clinic a visit.
  3. Prepare your pets for the outdoors.
    Our pet dogs experience the most freedom outdoors, and honestly, we really don’t have the heart to keep them cooped up inside the house. With this in mind, however, precautionary measures have to be taken. Your dogs could easily wander off and get stolen if you’re not too careful. You need to make sure their collars are tagged with your contact details.

Being a good pet owner means making sure your pets are in the best of health. Having a pet dog is like having a playful and lovable child you want to protect at all times. You can accomplish that with the help of The Insured Pet which is the most affordable Pet Insurance in Brooklyn, New York.

What other items can we add to our pet health checklist? Please feel free to share your insights in the comment section.

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