Pets add a lot of joy to our lives. The right cat or dog could be a wonderful addition to your family. Guinea pigs, rabbits, and many other animals provide joy as well. That said, keeping your pet well-groomed is vital but easier said than done. Fortunately, you can bring your pet to an animal hospital to speak with a veterinarian about grooming and pet care. Visit Dessau Veterinary Clinic in Austin to make sure that your pet is properly groomed and in good health. Let’s take a look at why proper pet care and grooming are so important.
Why Pet Grooming Is So Important
Taking care of pets requires a fair amount of effort. While most pet owners and veterinarians will gladly tell you that animals are worth the effort, it’s important to provide proper care and grooming. Doing so protects your pet’s well-being and health.
Pets can suffer from ticks, fleas, rashes, bald spots, ear infections, and other health problems. Fortunately, with proper grooming either at home or at an animal hospital and with a professional groomer, you and your veterinarian can keep an eye on your pet’s health. If you notice an issue, say persistent rashes, you can schedule an appointment with your vet so that your pet can receive the proper veterinary care.
Proper cleaning and grooming help ensure that your pet enjoys a healthy fur coat and skin. If you don’t regularly brush your cat, dog, or other pet’s fur, the coat might become matted. If the matting becomes severe, you might have to chop the hair off or even shave the fur coat off completely. Regular brushing and grooming can also reduce shedding and clumps of fur around your home.
Contact Our Veterinarians in Austin, TX
Proper pet hygiene, including regular grooming and dental checkups, will reduce or ward off any unwanted smells. This way, your pet can be a clean and smell-free member of your household. Do you need pet care and grooming? Speak with one of our veterinarians at Dessau Veterinary Clinic. Call our team today at (512) 339-3177 or reach us through our website by using our online contact form.