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That about covers it, but pets are like people, they are all different, but all the same. If it is too hotter cold for you it is too hot or cold for them. They like a routine just like you.

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Share a tip that helps your pet.

Here's an article about tips:



Five Life-Lengthening Health Tips for Your Pet

How to Add Years to Your Pet's Life


By Lorie Huston, DVM



Anyone who has ever had a dog or cat wishes just one thing ó that he or she has a healthy and long life. Here are five tips that can help your pet do just that.



1. FEED A HIGH QUALITY DIET.
Pets fed a high quality diet have a shiny hair coat, healthy skin, and bright eyes. A good diet can help strengthen your petís immune system, help maintain his or her intestinal health, help increase his or her mental acuity, help keep joints and muscles healthy, and much more.



Read: 4 Reasons Life Stage Diets Will Help Improve Your Cat's Health

Read: The Importance of Life Stage Feeding



2. KEEP YOUR PET LEAN.
Pets that are overweight are at risk for a myriad of health issues. Obesity is the number one nutritional disease seen in pets currently and studies have shown that being overweight or obese can shorten a dog or catís life span by as much as two years. Why? Being overweight or obese puts your pet at risk for joint disease, heart disease and diabetes, among other things.



Read: How Obesity May Shorten Your Pet's Lifespan



3. TAKE YOUR PET TO THE VETERINARIAN REGULARLY.
All pets, including both dogs and cats, require regular veterinary care. However, veterinary care goes far beyond routine vaccinations, even though those are important. A routine examination by your veterinarian can uncover health issues of which you are unaware. In many cases, an early diagnosis improves the chances of successful treatment. Early diagnosis is also likely to be less costly for you than waiting until your petís illness has become advanced and serious before attempting treatment.



Read: The Importance of Veterinarians for Cats

Read: The Physical Exam: What to Expect at the Veterinarian's Office



4. KEEP YOUR PETíS MOUTH CLEAN.
A common problem among dogs and cats, dental disease and oral health issues can cause your pet pain, making it difficult for him or her to eat. If left untreated, oral health issues may even lead to heart and kidney disease. In addition to regular dental checkups, the most effective means of caring for your petís mouth at home is to brush his or her teeth at home. If your pet isnít a big fan of toothbrushes there are other alternatives as well, including dental diets, treats, and toys. Ask your veterinarian for some recommendations.



Read: 10 Tips for Keeping Your Catís Teeth Clean

Read: Oral Hygiene and Your Dog's Health



5. DO NOT ALLOW YOUR PET TO ROAM UNSUPERVISED.
Allowing your dog or cat to roam free may seem like youíre doing your pet a favor. However, pets that roam are susceptible to a number of dangers, including automobile accidents, predation, exposure to contagious diseases, exposure to poisons, and more. Additionally, allowing your pet to roam unsupervised may alienate your neighbors should your pet ever "relieve" him- or herself in their lawn or dig up their garden.

From: https://www.petmd.com/dog/care/evr_multi_l
ife-lengthening_pet_health_tips

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