Tips on keeping your dog fit and well
We love our dog that’s why we always see to it that we are gave them everything that they needs, but for those who are new dog owners, checking the health of your dog is your precedence. As a famous line states that prevention is better than cure.
Always groom your dog and make it a regular daily routine. Make it easy for yourself by having a regular place to do this task and by installing a table to be use during grooming. Use good groom tools – a metal comb that has rounded teeth set the spine and a good quality brush. If you need advice, ask your veterinarian, a good pet shop or a grooming parlor, or dog breeders.
Consider having your dog checked on a yearly basis by your veterinarian – an annual checkup is no bad thing.
Prevention of illness starts with regular grooming.
- Register your pet with a Veterinarian
- Provide your pet a formidable paper works for its identification
- Give all the necessary vaccines your dog needs and never neglect the vaccine yearly booster shot
- Feed a balanced diet
- Groom your dog daily and have it clipped or trimmed regularly if it belongs to a breed where that is necessary.
- Arrange to have your dog clipped if you notice them getting too long.
- Exercise your dog regularly both and off the leash.
- Weigh your dog at least two to three times a year to ensure that it is not becoming overweight.
- Bathe your dog as necessary. Encourage swimming – it is a good exercise and good for your dog’s coat.
- Ensure that your dog has warm bed and bedding materials that can be easily washed ad disinfected. The use of blankets made of polyester fleece is recommended by most veterinarians and strong plastic beds are preferable to wicker baskets.
- Worm your dog regularly or ask your veterinarian about the details about it.
- If your pet got a pedigree, insure it fully to cover the cost of unexpected veterinary medication and possibly third party claims.
These are the things you need to know when having a pet, it’s complicated but 100% you are doing yourself a favor. Kudus pet lovers!