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Posted on 11-03-2017

Cat Grooming Services From Your Windsor Veterinarian

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In the domestic animal world, it's a well-known fact that Cats are neat and clean. They groom themselves frequently and don't like getting wet or dirty. It's tempting to think your cat doesn't need professional grooming the way a dog or other pet does, but this isn't true.

Grooming Your Cat Will Improve Long-term Health

Because cats groom themselves so frequently, they are prone to ingesting lots of fur, dirt and debris! This often results in "hairballs" that are tough on the digestive system. Over time, this can cause health problems. 

Just like any other animal, cats are prone to skin problems. Taking your cat to get professionally groomed periodically not only reduces the instances of hairballs, it also helps keep their skin and coat healthy. Healthy skin is important. Grooming is especially important for long-haired cats to prevent matting and other problems. Once the fur has become matted, it's extremely difficult to brush out and will often have to be cut or shaved. Avoid this by regular grooming.

It's also a good idea to brush your cat in between groomings to keep fur under control. Many cats enjoy this!

Where Can You Find A Cat Groomer?

It's easy to find a dog groomer -- they are everywhere. Because felines tend to be just a little uncooperative, it's not as easy to find a groomer for your cat. This is why it's best to take your pet to a veterinary hospital.  A veterinarian has the experience to groom your cat gently and effectively. They will ensure your feline friend comes away with a healthy coat and skin, and you can always ask questions about any other treatments your cat may need, such as flea and tick treatments.

It's best to find a veterinary hospital that offers these services, in addition to wellness check-ups and other veterinary services. This allows your cat to form a relationship with its care provider, and they'll know your cat!

Schedule an Appointment with Your Windsor Veterinarian

If you are looking for a groomer in the Windsor area, contact Garden Valley Veterinary Hospital today. Garden Valley Veterinary hospital is an AAHA accredited hospital and provides comprehensive services for your pets. Call us today at 970-674-5105.

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