A Dog parent -What can do for a healthy Dog?
Here ten things to do your dog healthier
During the morning the dog should be able to enjoy the longest walk of the day, which should last between thirty minutes and one hour, depending on the energy of the dog. The whole day dog should be energetic and very active.
Though exercise should be based on dog age ,breed, size and overall health .Dogs that are less active or older may have conditions that are slowing them down . Whether it is because of too much weight, achy joints and muscles, or they just like to mellow out most of the time, they still need some activity to keep the body working as it should.
Feed a Quality Diet food:
Parent can feed an better quality food what food is suitable for that breed and digest easily. Food should contain full of proteins, vitamins and minerals. Vets are recommended healthy food for dogs i.e.. Raw Meat etc,
Provide a clean and protected environment:
Provide your dog with a comfortable, clean, dry, quiet, draught-free rest area.
Change your dog’s bedding regularly and makes sure it’s comfortable.
Make sure that any place you leave your dog is large enough at all times, a comfortable area with effective ventilation and temperature control.
Provide fresh water:
The purpose of water is to carry and move important nutrients into and out of the cells of the body. It aids in the digestion of food and helps the body to absorb the nutrients. Water also serves to cool the body down and works to maintain a normal body temperature
Regular check up for dogs:
Every healthy dog should visit the veterinarian at least once every year. If your dog is older, make those two visits per year. This will give your vet the chance to properly examine your dog and determine its health level.
Brushing your dog’s teeth might sound silly, but it’s an excellent way to prevent plaque build up. You don’t brush your dog’s teeth daily, although the more often the better. Most dogs aren’t too fond of the idea at first, but you can easily train your dog to have his teeth brushed.
Removes dead hair and distributes natural oils, helping to keep your dogs coat and skin healthy.
Reduce stress& blood pressure.
No pain while walking
Better body posture
Less risk of snagging or breaking the nail into the quick or blood supply of the nail.
Less scratching of you or your friend’s skin.
If you don’t feel comfortable trimming your dogs nails your vet or groomer will be happy to do this regularly.
Most animals need only what are known as core vaccines: those that protect against the most common and most serious diseases .Vaccines for canine parvovirus, distemper, canine hepatitis and rabies are considered core vaccines. Non-core vaccines are given depending on the dog's exposure risk.