Making Your Furry Friends Fit and Healthy with These Tips

November 5, 2019

All pet owners agree that our animals are family, and we ought to treat them as well as we treat our children. Your furry friends require as much attention to their health as a human, and we want to make sure that they are cared for with love and affection and have a balanced diet and a healthy routine to thrive. Whether you already have a fluffy addition to your family or hope to adopt one in the near future, it’s imperative you do your research when it comes to their needs and wants.

So here are the necessary requirements to establish a healthy life for your pet!

A Healthy Diet

Naturally, this should be your first and top priority. You should be certain that your pet gets all the necessary nutrients in their food since this is vital for their health and growth. As your pet grows the diet will change according to its age. Dogs, especially, are a huge responsibility as their nutrition helps them develop at each stage of their life. It’s imperative you know what is going into their bodies and supply them with fresh dog food to maintain a balanced diet. Dogs require a certain quantity of food depending on the breed, and it’s important to discover whether your pet is suited to dry or mixed with food. Clean and fresh water should be available to your pet, and it is your duty to understand how much they require depending on their size. Cats can be supplied with a mixture of wet and dry food; however, meat is obligatory. Vegetarian diets are not beneficial for their development!

Exercise

Dogs need a lot of exercise to remain fit and stimulated. You’ll find that lack of exercise can make your dog restless and in need of regular walks and play dates. Unlike cats, dogs do not limit themselves with food as they don’t know when to stop eating, so it is your responsibility to maintain the required weight and keep them healthy. Find out how much exercise is appropriate for your dog based on their breed. For some breeds, an hour-long walk is compulsory; for others, 20 minutes a day should suffice. Cats differ as their fitness routine entails a lot of playing, which can be accomplished indoors. String, scratch poles, and laser pointers are a prerequisite for stimulation. Remember, your pet’s fitness plays a huge factor in their health and help them avoid certain health risks down the line.

Grooming

Cats self-clean, so they consume less time in the grooming department. You can help by brushing their fur, especially if they are long-haired breeds that shed a lot in certain seasons. Dogs, on the other hand, demand a lot more attention when it comes to grooming. Make a schedule for your dog’s bath days; you should know that certain breeds need to have a bath more frequently than others. They also need to be happy and comfortable with grooming as this will be a frequent occurrence, whether you choose to groom them yourself or have a professional tend to them.

Clearly, it is vital that, as responsible pet owners, we do our part in order to make our pets as happy and comfortable as possible. However, visit your vet! Regular checkups will help you maintain your pets’ health.

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cindy
cindy
November 16, 2015 4:30 pm

cute photos you have posted but some of them are not teddy bear puppies

Gerardo
Gerardo
March 1, 2016 12:29 am

How much for each dog

Julie
Julie
May 25, 2016 10:41 pm

Love teacups…I am a first time owner. Thinking mix of maltese and shitzu…but not sure what to look for to make sure it is in good health. A breeder contacted me and had what I am looking for…but she said it was the runt…and will be tiny.

Your website impressed me…please contact me. How much too…curious on price.

Susan Murray
Susan Murray
June 30, 2016 10:57 am

So adorable! Do you have any available?

Rochelle jordan
August 30, 2016 5:09 am

Hello want buy look teddy bears picture send email xxxxxxxxxxx thank u

Connie Carrigg
November 23, 2015 12:18 am

I am interested in a teddy bear dog, I live in Barrie,Ont. Where can I find one in Ontario? How much do these dogs cost?I want a pup from a good breeder! i want a happy pup with no health issues,de-wormed,first shots and at least eight weeks with Mom. I read this is the right time to adopt!

Serious,
Connie RN,

Shamika
Shamika
December 1, 2015 2:28 am

I’m looking to bye a Teddy bear puppy for Christmas

Mariana Darida
Mariana Darida
December 23, 2015 11:58 am

Can you please let us know where are you located I am very interested to have one of your puppies .I prefer a female. Please let us know .
We live in Chicago .

Mary Battle
Mary Battle
December 29, 2015 5:25 am

I am interested in a teddy bear puppy, I’d like some information and prices.

Dolores
Dolores
January 11, 2016 6:54 pm

I live in Englewood fl where can I get one