Pet care tips from Hamilton’s leading boarding kennels and cattery, Longtail Pet Motel.
Keeping your pets healthy and happy is a key motive for the friendly and expert team at Hamilton’s leading boarding kennels and cattery, Longtail Pet Motel. So they have put together a list of pet care tips that will ensure that your pet will have a healthy and long life.
Even cats and dogs can suffer from allergies. Being aware which allergens that can cause a reaction in your pet and knowing how accurately treat their symptoms can help you manage their allergy effectively. Atopic allergies (such as hay fever) symptoms include itchy skin, watery eyes, runny nose and respiratory problems. “The pollen count tends to escalate during warm weather and is at its highest in the mornings and evenings, so try avoid walking your dog at these times,” says Longtail Pet Motel.
As we are coming into firework season we need to remember that fireworks can cause unnecessary stress and anxiety in your pet. During this time it pays to provide a safe and quiet place for your pet to retreat to when the fireworks stat. Cats generally like high up places such as cupboards, some prefer under beds or blankets or in wardrobes. Dogs will try to hide in tiny and dim spaces, “So provide a comfy cave for them, made out of a big box or crate covered in a blanket and plenty of bedding,” advises Longtail Pet Motel.
It’s important to feed your pet a high quality and healthy food. Pets that are fed a high-quality diet have a shiny coat of fur, healthy skin, and bright eyes. A good diet can also strengthen your pet’s immune system, improve intestinal health and help to keep joints and muscles healthy.
All pets require regular veterinary care. Veterinary care goes far beyond routine vaccinations, even though those are important. A routine examination by your vet can uncover health issues of which you are unaware. “Often an early diagnosis improves the chances of successful treatment,” advises Longtail Pet.
About Longtail Pet Motel:
Longtail Pet Motel has been a staple in the Hamilton community since 1980, offering a first-class boarding kennels and cattery for pets from all over the Waikato. Priding themselves on their environmentally friendly facility that has a fantastic rural outlook, Longtail Pet Motel is ideal for pet owners who are going on holiday, moving houses or who work away from home.
Contact Longtail Pet Motel:
Phone: 07 849 7357
Address: 6399 Te Rapa Road Hamilton 3200
Phone: 0274 587 724