Turning SHELTER DOGS Into LIFE SAVING Search & Rescue Dogs (SAR)- EP.81

Joys of Being a Dog Owner

There are many joys that go along with dog ownership, including the constant companionship and the joy of being able to have your animal by your side at any given time. Of course, there are also responsibilities that are associated with owning an animal as well and you must consider those as part of the overall process. Among the responsibilities that are a part of pet ownership include taking care of the health of the dog through a variety of means.

The Secret of What To Feed Your Dog To Keep Him Healthy

Probably the majority of dog owners don’t really think about what to feed their dog. There is such a selection of both dry and canned dog food, and most people would assume that their pet is getting the correct nutrients from whatever the choice of food is. However, like us, a dog actually has very specific nutritional needs, and if these aren’t met, again like us, they can get sick. So in this article I am going to address some do’s and don’ts on what to feed your dog to keep him healthy.

Including Your Dog in 4th of July Celebrations

With the 4th of here, many people will be having family events and will want their dogs to be a part of their celebrations. There is nothing wrong with wanting your dog to be included because for many, they are part of the family. The problem with this is that there are some dangers and just scary things for dogs when the fireworks start going off.

Keeping Your Dog Healthy: Nutrition

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his food. We love to eat and woes betide anyone who dares get in the way of good food. At the end of the day however, good food isn’t just something exploratory for the senses, it is also a way for us to keep ourselves healthy. Nutrition in fact, is high on the list for what keeps us healthy and what gives us the strength and capability to stay on top of our health.

Taking Care of Your Dog’s Teeth and Its Importance

As a human you probably pay a lot of attention to your teeth. When it comes to human teeth you have to make sure they are cleaned frequently and brushed at least three times a day or after meals. You also have to take great care in making sure that you aren’t putting them constantly to the test by eating too many sugary foods. It is also important for you to make sure that you get them checked regularly by your dentist to ensure that you replace teeth which are eroded or make sure that they are growing properly. We do all of these things to ensure that we don’t have trouble eating our food and at the same time, do not end up with bad breath.

Grooming Items That Are Essential for Your Dog

Although the thought of caring for man’s best friend can be an exciting one, it is important that you also take into consideration, the fact that you have a lot of new responsibilities in your hands. You have to bathe him, walk him, exercise him and overall just take care of him so that he is always in the peak of health and is always a happy dog. One area which is especially important when it comes to taking care of your dog is grooming. Although bathing and grooming are always thought to go together, grooming really happens after the bath and entails separate activities too. In order to make sure that your dog is well groomed there are a couple of important items that you are going to want to make sure are available for him. These will help make the task of grooming easier, not just for him but for you as well.

Giving Your Dog a Bath: How to Do It Right

Hygiene is just as important to dogs as it is to humans. Hygiene is an extremely important aspect in taking care of a dog and is a great way to keep them well and help them fight their own infections. Also remember that dogs are more active than humans and your dog may love to play around in the dirt most of the day. Just as you would give your child a bath after a day in the mud, you are going to want to also ensure that you give just as much care for your dog and ensure that he is also clean at the end of the day.

Doggie Care Essentials: Handy Items You Won’t Be Able to Do Without

Getting yourself a dog is one of the biggest decisions that you are ever going to make. Although buying a dog may not be as expensive as buying a house or a car and may not be as important as being able to pay for your kids’ education, it is still a big decision because you are choosing to help rear your dog. That means you are willing to be responsible for it and you are willing to provide for it. These are all great things and at the end of the day, speak a lot to your character as a person.

Doggie First Aid Made Simple

One of the most overlooked responsibilities of pet owners is first aid preparation. How many of you have a first aid kit for your four legged friend? My guess is; not too many of you. Please take the time to read this article and the few minutes it will take to put together your doggie first aid kit. Most of what you need you may already have in your home. Assemble these items in a portable kit that you can also take with you when traveling.

Plants Toxic to Dogs Can Be Deadly

If you are going to be introducing a new dog or puppy to your home, the plants that you have been enjoying may well be deadly to your pet. Let’s take a look at what types of plants are harmful, symptoms to look for and what to do if you expect poisoning.

The Benefits of a Raw Diet for Dogs

Many dog owners have wondered if an all raw diet is suitable for their dog. There are many benefits to a raw diet for dogs. Allergies can be eliminated and weight can be reduced. This article discusses the raw diet for dogs.

Effective Ways to Communicate With Your Dog

It is a new world when it comes to communication with animals. Almost anyone can learn how to speak to dogs if they combine common sense, learned pack behaviors and are consistent. Empathetic psychic communication with dogs is possible regardless of human ability.

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