PET CARE

Pet Store in Bridgeport, CT

The Natural Pet Outlet is your true source for pet information and tips! We love and cherish your animals just like you do, so we have provided a few tips that will enhance the health and wellness of your dog or cat, as well as boost his or her spirits. Take a look below at some of our general tips, and then check out our tips for dogs and cats!

Top Pet Care Tips

Regular Exams

When you take your pets in for regular exams at your trusted local veterinarian, you will be able to discuss anything that may be worrying you about your pet with an experienced professional. Take this time to ask any questions about things you think are normal or abnormal, and your vet will give expert advice on what to do. You’ll be able to keep your pet safe and healthy, and ensure that he or she has no underlying health problems. Just like humans need to come in for regular checkups, so do animals. 

Spay or Neuter Your Pets

In addition to making your pet more comfortable, you can also cut down on some behavioral issues when you spay or neuter your pets. You can cut down on roaming, which may lead to unplanned pregnancy, aggression, and excessive barking or other dominance-related behaviors. You will cut down on the cost of maintaining your pet each month, especially if it’s that time of the month for your female pet. 

Prevent Parasites

Because fleas and other conditions are common in cats and dogs, why not prevent these pesky parasites from being able to cause harm? Fleas and external parasites will cause discomfort in your animal, which may result in rashes, irritated skin, hair loss, or infection. Year-round prevention is the best way to keep your pet happy and healthy. Get the proper medicine to avoid tapeworms, fleas, and parasites. 

Grooming

If your dog or cat has long and soft hair, it probably looks and feels great! The downside is that these fine hairs have a way of showing up on your furniture, clothes, and carpet. To avoid this and to make your pet more comfortable in the summer and winter months, start your furry friend on a grooming regimen. You will aid your cat in the shedding process, which removes dead skin cells, and you will remove any external parasites that may lead to illness. Your dog will love the pampering grooming experience and you will cut down on the levels of grease in your pet’s coat.
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