Top tips for keeping your pets healthy

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Pets are a lot like their human counterparts when it comes to staying healthy (KTRK)

If you want to maintain good health, you go to the doctor.

The same is important for our four-legged friends.

Health screenings and vaccinating your pets can help prevent serious illness like Bordetella, also known as 'kennel cough.'

Nearly 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats show signs of dental disease by age 3, which can lead to loose teeth and chronic pain. That is why it is important to see a veterinarian regularly.

Spaying and neutering can also decrease your pet's risk of certain cancers.

Finally, remember that like us humans, animals to eat right and exercise, too.

Keeping your animals fit and in shape can go a long way to keeping pets healthy for years to come.

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