Archive for May 9th, 2017

(Article courtesy of BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital)

We’ve all had bad hair days and sometimes even a “fashion emergency.” But did you know that pets sometimes suffer grooming emergencies? It sounds a little funny, but improper grooming actually sends pets to BluePearl ERs all the time.

Here are some great tips for preventing this from happening to you (or to Fluffy or Fido.)
* Keep your pet’s nails trimmed.
* Look for matted fur, but don’t clip it yourself.
* Always prevent fleas and ticks.
* Begin grooming at a young age, so all this will seem normal to your dog and cat.  
We have a lot more details on what you can do to groom your cat or dog properly and safely — read the full article here.  

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