Understanding Pets

Here Are Helpful Tips In Keeping Your Dogs Healthy

Dogs are considered as mans 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. Your dog should be healthy even if you bring your dog to the vet at least once a year.

Below is your guide on how you keep your dogs healthy:

A. Keep your dog hydrated

Water is really important. In order for people, plants and even dogs to be healthy they need to right amount of water. 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. You need to bring your dog water if you will take him or her on walks. 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 should 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 on your dogs. 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 one of the reason why they need to exercise on a regular on a daily basis. If your dog has regular exercise then you are preventing them from acting up. 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 buy your dogs toys that they can play with. Exercise can keep your dog healthy.

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 food that you will give 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.

If you follow the tips that were mentioned above then your dog will have a healthy and happy life.