Things Pet Owners Should Do To Make Their Pet's Lives So Much Better, As Said By Veterinarians

by Sophia

The world can be a cruel place but if there is something we mostly agree on, it's to make it a bearable and lovely place for our pets to live in. Even if we may have fallen onto the pits of depressive and manic episodes, there is always enough room in our hearts to keep moving forward and provide for our pets as much as we can.

When a Redditor with the handle u/TimeMasterBob as the people in the platform: "Veterinarians of Reddit, what is something most pet owners can do to make their pets lives better?", a lot of Redditors delivered. The thread then united a lot of pet owners, with veterinarians and non-veterinarians alike sharing tips and advice to make their pet's lives a little bit better than it currently is.

Well, who can blame them, pets deserve everything for keeping us happy amidst the morbid happenings in this world! Add to that, we can always count on people on the Internet to make us feel less lonely by supplying us with adorable pictures of their furry babies!

There is not enough explanation in the world why we all want to make animals' lives much better than we could ever provide, and that is perfectly okay and unquestionable. With that said, check out what these vets have to say!

The post has gathered over 5000 comments and it became a ground for animal lovers and vets to share the tips they know to help all other pet owner out there.

The post has gathered over 5000 comments and it became a ground for animal lovers and vets to share the tips they know to help all other pet owner out there.
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1. They actually prefer your presence a lot more than the fancy and expensive toys you buy them, so save up and give them what they really want to have: your time!

1. They actually prefer your presence a lot more than the fancy and expensive toys you buy them, so save up and give them what they really want to have: your time!
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2. Practice restraint and be hands on with caring for them especially when they are still young

2.  Practice restraint and be hands on with caring for them especially when they are still young
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3. This goes to the ones who buy guinea pigs, rabbits, and other "small" animals without doing proper research about their minimum space requirements

3. This goes to the ones who buy guinea pigs, rabbits, and other

4. Don't underestimate the needs of a turtle, they require as much care as all other animals

4. Don't underestimate the needs of a turtle, they require as much care as all other animals
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5. Be wary of telltale signs of illnesses especially when they are still young

5. Be wary of telltale signs of illnesses especially when they are still young
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6. Let them get used to human touch as much as possible

6. Let them get used to human touch as much as possible
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7. Research about the kind of food you give to them, or better yet, research a lot before giving food to them

7. Research about the kind of food you give to them, or better yet, research a lot before giving food to them
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8. Remember that even if your parts are only a part of your life, for them, you are their whole life

8. Remember that even if your parts are only a part of your life, for them, you are their whole life
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9. Invest on their pain relief

9. Invest on their pain relief
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10. Regular dental check ups are a must

10. Regular dental check ups are a must

11. While it's cute to see a fat animal, it's not good for their health

11.  While it's cute to see a fat animal, it's not good for their health
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12. Play with them and be in the moment

12. Play with them and be in the moment

13. 11 tips from a verified vet

13. 11 tips from a verified vet
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14. Do a lot of research and don't buy impulsively when you are not sure you can cater their needs

14. Do a lot of research and don't buy impulsively when you are not sure you can cater their needs

15. Ensure that you are able to afford monthly medications if the situation calls for it

15. Ensure that you are able to afford monthly medications if the situation calls for it
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16. Comb their fur out

16. Comb their fur out

17. Be wary of the financial responsibility and understand pet psychology

17. Be wary of the financial responsibility and understand pet psychology
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18. Don't let your pet ever feel that you are abandoning them, even before their last breath

18. Don't let your pet ever feel that you are abandoning them, even before their last breath

19. Love them with your time, not smother them with food

19. Love them with your time, not smother them with food

20. A worthy read

20. A worthy read
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21. Let them know that you will and always be there for them, even at the brink of death

21. Let them know that you will and always be there for them, even at the brink of death
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22. Just a little detour; you need to be kind to the vets, too

22. Just a little detour; you need to be kind to the vets, too

23. Pro tips for animal owners

23. Pro tips for animal owners
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24. Pay attention, it all matters

24. Pay attention, it all matters
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25. Never let them feel scared, especially when you are supposed to say goodbye

25. Never let them feel scared, especially when you are supposed to say goodbye
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Taking the time to ensure that your pet will live the best life is one of the purest things you could do amidst the cruel world we live in because they don't deserve to suffer at all. One way or another, it is our duty as their hoomans to give them the love they need and deserve in their lifetime.

Comment down your thoughts or experiences below or share this for your family and friends to see! Whether they may be pet owners or not, this kind of knowledge is something that we all need to have to make the world a better place for them to live in.

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