PRIYA PODUVAL cautions pet owners about life-threatening MONSOON MALADIES
Come monsoon, pets are prone to diseases such as jaundice and gastroenteritis to name a few, and these can prove fatal if ignored. Citadel columnist PRIYA PODUVAL cautions pet owners about the life-threatening MONSOON MALADIES that you should be aware of.
Monsoons are a great time for the pet owner and pet to enjoy the rejuvenation of nature. Most pet owners get apprehensive at the onset of the monsoon season, since pets are prone to infections. However, if you take the necessary safety and protective measures, there is no reason why you cannot enjoy the season to the maximum with your pets. Nobody likes to see their pets in distress; therefore, there are preventive measures that can be taken to ensure that your pooch doesn’t suffer any psychological or physical pain. During the monsoon season, most pets prefer staying indoors than outdoors. As a result, the daily outdoor routine becomes a task and simple things like taking pets out to relieve themselves become difcult. Animals thrive under a routine and when hampered, they get stressed. Energy remains unspent and stress has as negative an impact on pets as it does on human beings. Many dogs are afraid of the loud thunder that we often get to hear during monsoons. With their keen ears, dogs hear at much higher and lower frequencies than we do, so they can
Scared pets may hide under furniture