A soft, shiny coat is not only great for cuddling, it’s also a
sign that your pet is healthy from the inside out. As pets age,
however, their coats may become dry and lackluster, and you might
wonder what you can do to get the sparkle back. The good news is
that there are definitely some easy steps you can take to improve
the appearance of your four-legged friend’s coat and keep them
looking and feeling their best.Keep in mind, however, that a
dull, dry, or thinning coat can also be a symptom of an
underlying medical condition. Be sure to consult your
if your pal is looking a little rough around the edges.Here are 4
easy ways to give your pet a shiny coat.
1. Good Nutrition For a Shiny Coat
The quality of a pet’s coat has a lot to do with good nutrition.
Your pet should be eating a high-quality, well-balanced diet rich
in proteins and nutrients, including
Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty
acids work to promote shine and reduce shedding. Many pet foods
contain Omega-3s, but you can also give your pet fish
. Just be sure to check with your veterinarian before starting
your pet on any new diet or supplement.
2. Brush Your Pet’s Coat Frequently
Brushing your dog every day is best, but if you can’t commit to
the daily routine, brushing at least a few times a week should do
the trick. Brushing not only removes tangles, prevents the
formation of mats, and removes dirt and debris between washings,
it also helps to distribute your pet’s natural skin oils over
their body, which makes for a smooth and shiny coat.
3. Wash Your Pet, But Not Too Often
How often a pet needs to be bathed varies from breed to breed.
Some pets need monthly washes, while others can go several months
without getting a scrub down. Ask your veterinarian or a groomer
how often you should be bathing your furry friend, and stick to
that schedule (unless of course your pet gets particularly
dirty). Just keep in mind that bathing your pet too frequently
could strip them of valuable skin oils that are essential
for a shiny coat.When do you bathe your pet, only use a
high quality shampoo formulated for
cats or dogs, and for extra softening, follow with a
4. Protect Your Pet’s Coat
Fleas, ticks, other parasites, and
allergies can irritate your pet’s
skin, cause them to scratch, and wreak havoc on their lovely
coat. Protect your pet from fleas and ticks
with a monthly preventative
, and if you ever notice persistent itching or scratching,
contact your veterinarian; they may want to test for parasites or
Best Ways To Get Rid Of Pet Hair
We all love our pets fluffy. Their hugs are most comforting. The
daily fur stroking is a stress relief to us as well as the pets.
They bring the most beautiful forms of warmth and joy to
life. We all love our pets fluffy. Their hugs are most
comforting. The daily fur stroking is a stress relief to us as
well as the pets. They bring the most beautiful forms of warmth
and joy to life.But what furry pets, also bring along is,
difficulty to remove hair from carpet, clothes, cars and almost
every household article they walk their paws into. A pet owner
knows the pain of finding animal fur all around the
house.Excessive shedding disturbs the hygiene of the house and is
also an indicator of poor health of your pet. However adding a
few simple things to your pet-caring activities can help keep
your house completely free from pet hair.
Here Is A Little List Of ‘To
Dos’, That Work: With Pets
- Always get their fur regularly trimmed. This not only reduces
the shedding but also prevents the possibility of parasite
attacks on your loving pet.
- Work towards preventing or treating pre-existing skin
diseases that cause shedding of animal fur. If your pet is
shedding an abnormal amount of fur, an immediate visit to the
veterinarian is advised.
- Take care of your pet’s daily hygiene needs. Regular brushing
and bathing reduces shedding.
- Look out for pet food brands your pet might be allergic to,
causing increased shedding.
- Get a lint roller to remove fur from your cloth articles.
If you don’t have one, using a shaving razor works too.
- Use white vinegar to wash your clothes as it loosens the hair
making it easier to wash out.With Carpets
- Robot vacuums clean the fur from your carpets and floor even
before you know it.
- Using baking soda while washing carpets, not only loosens and
removes the fur but also deodorizes the carpet.With Furniture
- Small hand vacuums are your best shot at removing fur from
- Washing with a damp rubber glove or sponge removes fur too.
- In case of wooden furniture, running a micro fibrous cloth or
mop will help you to get rid of fur from all the difficult
- Applying sealant solution to hardwood flooring makes
cleaning easier in future and is a more permanent solutionWith
- Apart from the lint roller or hand vacuum for regular
cleaning, running a pumice stone carefully to the vulnerable
parts of your car interiors is a more permanent solution and
makes cleaning easier.Taking simple short term and long term
steps can easily help you get rid of pet hair. Let’s not allow
any kind of shedding come in our way to play with our adorable
pets in every corner of the house.
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