It’s that time of year when some dogs start shedding heavier again. There are so many benefits to keep up on regular brushing and bathing routines for your dog and cat throughout the year. Brushing can help save your vacuum for one, but more importantly helps with keeping healthy skin and shiny coats. As you brush you can feel your pet’s body to see if there are any new growths, lumps or bumps. Weekly body checks can catch something before it gets worse, so run those fingers through their coats. It’s also a way to see if there are any unwanted pests like fleas and ticks. Bathing on a regular basis and brushing can also help keep fleas and ticks at bay. Fleas and tick are more attracted to dirty dogs and cats. As you create these healthy grooming habits for your pet it will help remind you to put on their flea and tick natural treatments too! Doing this routine can not only keep your pets healthier but also it creates a great bonding time with them. It can be very calming and soothing for your pet so take some time, a couple times a week and start a regular brushing routine, it only take a few minutes.