How to properly care for the dogs
A Life / / December 19, 2019
Is it possible to give a dog a bone, the better to feed the pet when it's time to show them to the vet - find answers to the most frequent questions novice dog owners.
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What to feed a dog?
The first rule - not to save on food. Believe me, veterinarian services and medication for your pet will cost more quality feed. Not to be mistaken with food, a simple rule: it should not be cheap and must not be sold in supermarkets. Take the time to get to the pet store, there is a good selection of mid-priced feed much more.
But you can also feed your dog natural food. The main thing - to follow the diet balanced and do not forget to give your pet vitamins. There are many varieties of healthy natural menu, such as a combination of buckwheat, rice, chicken or beef by-products. Giving salty foods is not recommended.
A strict feeding schedule - one of the keys to a healthy digestive system.
Tasty for dogs - it is not flour and sweet. If you want to pamper your pet, buy him a special treat from the pet store.
Fresh filtered water should always be freely available.
Important! Contrary to the stereotype, do not give a dog a bone to chew. They destroy the enamel of these same pet can whittle down or even break a tooth. In addition, the bone fragments are quite clog the digestive tract. Do you want to give the dog something to nibble? In pet stores have a great alternative - the bones of living.
When you need to contact your veterinarian?
We do not come up with even better way to save you and your dog from unnecessary problems than sterilization. You will not need to think about what the pet will run away, attracted by the smell of heat, or, on the contrary, will bring a sudden offspring.
Examination by a veterinarian every six months to help identify and prevent potential disease. Better to be safe and to see the problem in the beginning, than to rake consequences neglected diseases.
Vaccinations as inevitable as taxes. Vaccinated against rabies and other viral diseases are made once a year.
If you noticed in the behavior or appearance of the dog changes - lethargy, refusal to eat, areas of alopecia, seal under the skin - contact your veterinarian. Better to walk for nothing than to miss the beginning of the disease.
What about walking?
Winter is good that the chance to bring home the tick is reduced to a minimum. But in the summer before the walk should treat the dog insect sprays, not to pick up the parasite.
But better still to play it safe and check your pet's coat after a walk. Especially if you are walking in the woods. By the way, learn how to pull the tick is simple. Ask your vet show you how to do it, and will be able to rid your pet of an insect, if necessary.
While walking the dog can vychosyvat - and less cleaning house, and there is a chance to find the time tick.
Even if the summer and very hot, do not let your dog swim in an unknown pond. You never know who is out there can still swim, and treat infections then you have to.
Pick up something on the street, and the more there is a dog can not. It is an axiom.
Sedentary lifestyle - the path to disease. Healthy lifestyle begins in the street. Walk with your pet as often as possible, even if he is a little tired after a walk, but will return home satisfied. And the modern city dweller this exercise would be useful.
The dog should be washed?
A dog is not a cat, and wash it all the same necessary. Especially if the dog Longhair.
Carefully choose a shampoo for your pet. If you do not want the consequences in the form of allergies and irritation, it should be a high-quality cosmetics, but not dubious sample of the chemical industry for 35 rubles.
Special attention to the ears. Ear mites otitis media and deliver a lot of unpleasant things to you and your pet, so if you notice that your dog's ears are concerned, go directly to the clinic.
Train is also necessary?
General course of training will not be superfluous for the dog of medium or large breed. If you can not give cynologist animal own to teach him basic commands: "me", "place", "impossible", "walk". So it will be easier to control the pet in public places.
Yelling at the dog and the more you should not beat her. It is unlikely to understand the cause of your aggression, that is, the educational effect is questionable, but the dog will begin to fear you. Want to learn how to train a dog - go with the pet OKD.
What you can not do in any case?
- To let the dog run one. Samovygul - the fastest way to lose an animal. Exception - a walk on your fenced area.
- Play with a dog small ball: it can swallow it and choke.
- Leave your dog home with a collar. Active pets can catch them for acting subject and strangle.
- Pour a lot of food. In the stomach, it swells, and the dog may vomit.
But that definitely need to do is to love their pets and spend time with them as much free time as possible. Their life is much shorter than ours, and we - most of this life.
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