Pet treatment recipes to guard your wallet and care for your pet
Pet treatment in your kitchen!
Let's face it. Our money, and our pets, are both very important to us! Do you have a pet plan?
Unfortunately, vet clinics everywhere are making small fortunes off of pet owners (and their pet treatment needs) by providing easy services at high prices.
Why? Well it's logical. If the vet clinics are the only ones who know how to treat your pet, there really is no other option!
Pet medication and pet health
Did you know that many of your pet's needs can be taken care of safely at home, for a tiny fraction of the cost it would incur to have done at the vet?
Unfortunately many people don't realize how much vet offices can take advantage, because they simply don't know what's serious and what's not.
Here is a sample of many pet health issues that can be treated at home:
- Cuts and scrapes
- Ear mites
- Hot spots
- Nail trims
- Parvo virus
- Ear infection
Would you believe that these pet problems can each cost you between $50 and $400 from the vet, and can still be taken care of at home?
I personally have found the prices veterinary clinics will charge outrageous, knowing that owners like us have no other choice.
Before we get into the nitty gritty of pet treatment, let me tell you a little about myself and where I get my knowledge about pet health.
So what qualifies me to give you pet treatment advice?
First, please know that I am not a veterinarian. And nor do I pretend to know everything there is to know about pet's health.I do, however, have much experience and knowledge curing common problems caused by bugs, infections, and many viruses.
My family and I bred several different breeds of dogs for over 20 years, as well as currently own many cats and a handful of horses.
If it exists, we've seen it happen!
Like many families, we found that out-of-this-world vet bills can simply be too much when you have more than one pet.Thus, we learned to be our own day-to-day vet at home to take care of the small things. (The simple pet treatment that really adds up in cost at the vet's!)
Learning from our close family friend, a veterinarian, home pet treatment is nothing but the norm around here!It is both effective and inexpensive, as well as stress-reducing for our animals. (None of them feel too happy about a visit to the vet's office!)
So let's get started on some of the most common pet problems!
The thing you should know about this method, however, is that it shouldn't be done more than twice per month. (Unless it is clear that your pet's skin and coat can handle it.)
Dish soap is not a feather light shampoo, it can cause a lot of dryness and itchiness if done too often. Save this method for rampant flea infestations, and otherwise use shampoo.
Another little tip: If you think you're pet will need it, lather up a bit of your conditioner and allow it to sit for 5 minutes after the bath, then rinse. This is simply good canine treatment when dealing with long hair.
This will prevent dryness and irritation from starting in the first place. It'll also make it easier to brush out!
A little hint about bathing your pet: You don't need to pay the big bucks for a professional groomer to do it!
(Don't tell them I told you that!) A quick plop in the sink or backyard garden hose will do the trick, depending on how big your pet is.
Be sure to keep your pet's bedding clean, and your carpets well vacuumed.
If you're facing an entire houseful of fleas, try dropping flea bombs every 4-5 days for 2 1/2 weeks. (Yes, you will definitely want to be permanently out of the house during this time! Cancun, anyone??)
Stay flea-free and happy washing!
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