Dogs are known to be man’s bestfriend. Dogs are really faithful to their owners and this is why they should be loyal and love their dogs so they will live healthy and happy. Even if you will taking bringing your dog to the vet at least once a year, you still need to make sure that your dog is healthy.
Below is your guide on how you keep your dogs healthy:
A. Keep your dog hydrated
Water is very important. People, plants and dogs need water in order for them to be healthy. It is really important that your dog has regular access to fresh and clean water. Change the water in your dogs bowl at least two times a day. If you will take your dog on a walk then you need to bring him or her water. Your dog is already dehydrated if he is panting, has dry mouth or loosing the elasticity of the skin. If your dog is already dehydrated you can add pedialyte in his water so the electrolytes will be replaced. This can also replace sodium and potassium.
B. Give your dog flea medication
Ticks and fleas can cause persistent itchiness on your dogs. Fleas can actually cause lyme disease and tapeworms. These diseases can cause seizures, vomiting and diarrhea. These disease can also affect people. There are different kinds of flea and tick treatment that you can use on your dogs. There are flea and tick powder, oil, shampoo and collar.
C. Make sure your dog has regular exercise
Dogs have so much energy and this is one of the reason why they need to exercise on a regular on a daily basis. You are preventing your dog from acting up If they have regular exercise. If they exercise regularly then they will not ruin the furniture in your home. Your dog should have one hour exercise everyday. You should also purchase your toys that your dogs can play with. Exercising on a regular basis can really be beneficial to the health of your dog.
D. The diet of your dog
There are actually certain types of food that you need to include in the diet of your dog such as turkey, chicken, broccoli, chicken, eggs, sweet potato and mackerel. The diet that you will provide your dog will affect his or her energy, skin, weight gastrointestinal function and coat. There are instances when you need to change the diet of your dog if he or she is experiencing problems with the things that were mentioned above. You can prevent your dog from experiencing diarrhea if you slowly change his or her diet.
These tips will keep your dog healthy and happy.