Dogs are considered as mans bestfriend. Dogs are very faithful to their owners and this is why their owners 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 are helpful tips 0on how you keep your dogs healthy:
A. Keep your dog hydrated
Water is really important. People, plants and dogs need water in order for them to be healthy. It is important that your dog always has access to clean and fresh water. You should change the water in your dogs bowl at least two times a day. If you will take your dog on walks then you should 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 replace sodium and potassium.
B. Give your dog flea medication
Ticks and fleas can cause persistent itchiness. Fleas can 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 the reason why they need to have regular exercise. You are preventing your dog from acting up if you exercise. If they exercise regularly then they will not ruin the furniture in your home. Your dog should have at least one hour exercise everyday. You should also purchase your toys that your dogs can play with. Exercise can keep your dog healthy.
D. The diet of your dog
There are actually certain kinds of food that you should add in the diet of your dog like 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. It is important that you slowly change the diet of your dog, so he or she will not experience having diarrhea.
When you follow the tips above then you can be assured that your dog will have a happy and healthy life.