Five DIY Procedures for Pet Parents

A relationship with a companion animal can be one of the most rewarding experiences we encounter in our lifetimes. If you are a pet parent for the first time, or if you just want to do more to improve your pet kid’s quality of life, this month’s episode of Pet Talk was made just for you.

In this video, Dr. Sarah reveals the top five do-it-yourself tasks to ensure the health, longevity and happiness of dogs and cats. Our staff veterinarian covers record-keeping, grooming, dental care, nail trimming and even evidence collection (you’ll see). Given that dogs and cats are living longer than ever before, these are definitely things you should add to your regular routine. Plus, you’ll be setting a fantastic example for your pet-friendly friends!

Be sure to check out the two tutorials referenced in this month’s episode …

Maintaining Your Dog’s Dental Health
http://blog.lifesabundance.com/post/2013/03/26/Oral-Health.aspx

Tips for Better Nail Care
http://blog.lifesabundance.com/post/2010/06/17/Tips-for-Better-Nail-Care.aspx

Also, be sure to submit your comments below. We want to know if you have something to add to our top five list!

Thank you so much for watching and check back next month for a new episode of Pet Talk with Dr. Sarah.

Comments (8) -

  • Carol Kreppel

    3/26/2015 6:44:18 AM |

    Thank you Dr. Sarah. This was such a great post I shared it on my Naturally Love Your Pets FB page!

    Carol Kreppel

  • Stacey

    3/27/2015 5:23:50 AM |

    Wow! great info and advice, keeping our vet informed and having samples is so smart! thank you

  • Connie

    3/27/2015 5:39:11 AM |

    That is such great information and so easy for us to do. These simple steps can help our dogs remain healthy.  I just had a conversation with a first time pet owner about teeth.  Thanks Dr. Sarah!!!

  • Steve

    3/27/2015 6:02:35 AM |

    Great advice!  I particularly like how you mentioned that owners should try and video tape when their dog is displaying symptoms.  This definitely will make proper diagnosis and treatment more effective.

    srdogtraining.com

  • Rebecca Forrest

    3/27/2015 10:34:57 AM |

    I appreciate all this advice and especially think the links to the detailed instructions are very useful. Thanks, Dr. Sarah!

  • kim gardner

    3/29/2015 7:40:59 AM |

    So many of us forget some of the simple things we do for ourselves but not for out pets.  Thanks for the reminder and easy to follow ways to do them.  

  • Amelia

    3/29/2015 4:33:25 PM |

    All excellent tips!  Now that my dog is older, I find that the sanitary grooming is a must and she really appreciates the extra cleanliness. We both love the dental wipes too. It would be great to have a safe paw humectant available from Life's Abundance...Smile


    Living in the moment,
    Amelia

  • Nikki Timberlake

    4/6/2015 2:15:36 PM |

    Great video. Wonderful information about starting when pets are young to get them used to dental and nail care.

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