Keeping Your Pet Well Groomed and Clean
For humans, bathing and grooming are hardly optional. That’s because we tend to assume that a well-groomed person will be in better health. Just as good grooming habits can help us to stay healthy and happy, it’s also important for the health and well-being of your pets. They may not notice the difference, but at Animal General in Manhattan, we’re sure that a clean and well-groomed pet is a happier pet.
Animals that play outside often are likely to get stickers and bugs that will hang on and cause injuries. Some stickers can slowly bore into an animal’s body if not found and removed. Parasites that go unnoticed can cause diseases that harm your pet.
Skin & Coat
Regular washings with a mild, hypoallergenic shampoo will help prevent the build-up of dust, dander, mites, and more. These problems can clog pores, mat hair, and even cause infections.
The dust, dander, mites, and other things that can cause unhealthy skin and hair can also cause hearing loss and infections if they build up in an animal’s ears.
Teeth & Nails
Nails should be trimmed and cleaned often to avoid injury and infections, as well as to save your furniture. Teeth should be thoroughly brushed at least once a week for good health, infection prevention, and to make your pet’s breath more tolerable.
Many domestic animals need to have their exterior glands cared for by a professional to prevent irritation, infection, and staining. This is one aspect of grooming and pet hygiene where the expertise of a trained veterinarian matters.
Keep Your Pet Clean
If you live in Manhattan and need some professional grooming for your precious pet, call Animal General today at 212-501-9600 to schedule an appointment. Proper grooming is more than just making sure your pet looks it’s best. Call us today to learn more about our grooming services.