Monthly dog hygiene to-do Checklist
Being a parent to a pet is one of the most rewarding things that you can experience but, it is not always fun and games. With a pet comes a lot of responsibility. And, the responsibility can get overwhelming at times. Ensuring your dogs are in a good shape and with a regular dog care routine will mean a healthy and hygienic life for your dog.
There are multiple things that you need to take into consideration when you decide to regularly maintain your dog’s hygiene. Be it their nails or their ears, everything needs to be paid close attention to. With parents being busy in their work, in their fast-paced lives it is difficult to keep a track of everything.
Which is why PawsIndia brings you the ultimate dog hygiene checklist, which will help you tackle and streamline your dog’s health and hygiene.
1. Getting checked for Ticks and Fleas.
With your dog’s day being spent, walking on the streets, playing in the gardens, rolling places there are chances that your pet catches ticks or fleas. Ticks and Fleas can be a nuisance, it is very important to have your dog looked at for ticks and feals during monthly vet visits and ensure dog tick removal.
2. Stay up to date with all the vaccinations.
It is very important to make sure your dog is given all the vaccination on time. Delay or missing the vaccinations may lead to long term pain and problems. Contact your vet for the vaccinations that need to be given.
3. Bathe your dog.
With your dog rolling around every day in the dirt, he/she need a good bath for dog hair cleaning. Although, it is also important to not bathe your dog more than advised as it leads to flaky skin and the fur losing its shine.
4. Dog nail Clipping.
Long nails affect your dog’s posture, and also are extremely dirty. It is advisable to clean your dog’s nails every 3-4 weeks beginning from the time they are puppies.
5. Trim their coats.
Dog grooming is extremely important. Trimming your dog’s coat helps their skin breathe, brushing promotes blood circulation and short fur means cleaner dog. It also lessens the chances of infecting with fleas and ticks.
6. Dog teeth cleaning
Your dog eats a of things and usually does not enjoy cleaning their teeth. Which is why a thorough monthly oral cleanup is a must.
7. Through toys and bed cleaning
Toy and bed are never really thought about when it comes to cleaning and hygiene for pets. It is essential to clean your dog’s bed and toys once at least each month as it a breeding ground of germs.
8.Clean your dog’s clothes, shoes and accessories.
Cleaning clothes, shoe, and accessories are a given when it comes to personal hygiene and it is no different for your dog. So, remember to thoroughly clean your pet’s accessories every 4-5 weeks.
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