Good health is equally important for dogs as it is for humans. As a pet owner, you want to ensure a long life for your dog. Staying healthy is a key for long life of your dog. Follow these simple tips for keeping the health of your dog on right path.
1.Optimum nutrition is the most important factor that ensures good health of your dog. Diet has a great impact on the energy level, weight, coat and skin of the dog. Any disturbance in these may be due to inappropriate nutrition. A good diet contains all the nutrients in right balance.
2.Like humans, exercise is a part of healthy lifestyle of dogs. Except some breeds (which doesn’t require exercise), dogs need regular exercise. Some dog owners take the importance of exercise too lightly for the good health of their dog. Just like unbalanced diet, lack of exercise may give birth to various diseases.
3.Vet is one of the most important people in the life of your dog. Find a veterinarian which you can count on and can visit regularly. As an ideal case, your dog should be examined twice an year.
4.Start brushing their teeth at an early age so that they get used to the process. They make special toothbrushes and pastes for animals that you can get at any pet store.
5.Pets need socialization and human interaction to develop physically, emotionally, and socially. Otherwise they can become easily scared, aggressive, and disobedient.
6.All vets agree that giving your pet “people food” is a terrible idea. Your pet’s digestive system simply can’t handle most of the stuff we humans eat.
7.Hydration is very important for good metabolism, shiny hairs and dog’s skin.Fresh drinking water is very essential for the good health of dogs. Provide the water in a clean bowl designed in such a way that it is convenient for your dog to drink water from it.
8.Dogs of all ages and breeds should have enough time outside to move around, interact with other dogs, and be free to explore.
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