How To Take Care Of Your Pet? – perromart Vet Q&A Series #1

Questions about taking care of your pet? Dr. Anne Claire from SVI and answers them!

1. How do I treat my pet’s separation anxiety? – 00:25
Play some background noises, leave their favourite toys or a piece of clothing with your scent. In serious cases, consider crate training.

2. How do I keep my pet’s heart healthy? – 00:50
Exercise 15-20mins daily and provide a balanced diet with no salt! (even treats!)

3. How often should I visit the vet? – 01:14
For younger pets, an annual visit to the vet would be sufficient. It is recommended for senior pets to visit the vet twice a year.

4. What should I expect during a routine vet visit? – 01:30
A full health check-up will be done! From a physical examination of the eyes, mouth, nose, skin, to listening to the lungs, heart, and gut, as well as a full blood work or blood test and urine test.

5. What is the best flea and tick treatment and how often should I use it? – 01:58
The best flea and tick treatment varies from pet to pet, however, a monthly use is necessary unless otherwise stated! Flea and tick are common especially in sunny Singapore or during warm summer months!
If you’re wondering which brand of flea and tick treatment to get, you may refer to this article:

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6. Should you brush your pet’s teeth and how often? 02:38
Yes, it’s really important to brush your pet’s teeth! Once a day is sufficient but is essential in ensuring your pet has good dental health to prevent other periodontal related diseases.
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