Healthy Steps for a Cleaner Pet
Groom your pooch
Got a pet? You can use these tips to keep you and your favorite animal healthier.
For example, a dog's coat can house bacteria and fungi (like ringworm). Regular grooming—brushing and bathing—helps reduce these invaders.
Swab kitty's paws
For more tips check out 12 Ways to Beat Cat Allergies.
Find out more about How to Reduce Pet Allergens at Home.
Keep reptiles clean
Sources: Jennifer Gabriele, DVM, veterinarian at Heart of Chelsea Animal Hospital in New York City, and Jeffrey R. Jenkins, DVM, owner of Avian and Exotic Animal Hospital in California