Mulberry, Ohio

Keep Your Animals Healthy This Fall With These Pet Care Tips November 1, 2017

Mulberry, Miami
Keep Your Animals Healthy This Fall With These Pet Care Tips, Miami, Ohio

Every season poses certain risks for animals, and the fall is no different. As a responsible pet owner, it’s your job to track seasonal dangers and take the necessary steps to protect your furry friends. Below, the knowledgeable team at Shar-Jo’s Pet Styling & In-Home Pet Sitting in Milford, OH, shares a few pet care tips to keep your cat or dog safe this autumn.

3 Fall Pet Care Tips

1. Stay on Top of Flea & Tick Prevention

Fleas and ticks may be most active in the warmer months, but that doesn’t mean they disappear entirely by fall. Make sure you continue treating your pets for fleas and ticks well into winter because deer ticks, which spread Lyme disease, are more active in autumn. You should also continue mowing your lawn, even if your family is spending more time inside now. Ticks thrive in long grass, so it is important to keep it short all year long to protect your pets.

2. Store Halloween Candy Out of Reach

pet careYour children may work hard for their Halloween candy by traipsing all over the neighborhood, but if you let them store a pillowcase full of chocolate in their bottom drawer, your dog or cat is going to find it sooner or later. Keep all Halloween candy out of reach of your pets to protect them from a potentially fatal binge session.

3. Groom Your Pets Regularly

Many families don’t schedule grooming appointments during the winter months because their pets spend less time outside, but the holidays are a great time for a bath. Besides, brushing and bathing are important parts of pet care. If you plan on hosting Thanksgiving or Christmas, take your dogs to get professionally bathed before everyone arrives. Your pup will be much more comfortable, and your guests will enjoy giving them a little extra love because they smell so good.

If you need pet grooming or dog sitting this fall, turn to Shar-Jo’s Pet Styling & In-Home Pet Sitting in Milford, OH. You can learn more about the pet care services they provide by visiting their website. To make an appointment or schedule a sitting, call (513) 831-9457. 

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Shar-Jo's Pet Styling & In-Home Pet Sitting
How This Pet Grooming Center Will Look Out for Your Companion, Miami, Ohio
It’s easy to feel overprotective as a pet owner—after all, your furry friend is a part of the family. Therefore, when you hire professionals to take care of your companion, you want ...read more
Local Dog Grooming Business Receives Certificate of Recognition, Miami, Ohio
The local business owner, Sharon Sparrow, of Shar-Jo’s Pet Styling & In-Home Pet Sitting, in Milford, OH, recently received a Certificate of Recognition from the Milfor...read more
Does Dog Grooming Differ Between Different Types of Fur?, Miami, Ohio
Dogs come in all shapes and sizes, and their fur is as varied as their breeds. Consequently, when you take them in for dog grooming, every type of coat will require specifi...read more
3 Reasons to Leave Your Furry Friend With a Professional Pet Sitter , Miami, Ohio
If you’re heading out for a week-long vacation or maybe just a business trip for a few days, it may seem tempting to just have a friend or neighbor drop by to feed and look in on you...read more
How Often Should You Schedule a Professional Dog Washing?, Miami, Ohio
It’s a fact of being a dog owner—your furry friend is going to get messy from time to time. Dog washing is important for a variety of reasons, and the staff at Shar-Jo’s Pet Styling ...read more