The dog should be kept clean. Every day the hair is combed with a loose comb, and smooth-haired dogs with a stiff hair brush. It removes dirt and dust, as well as dead hair (they renew themselves twice a year). It is necessary to wash the dog rarely, once in 35-45 days, and not with soap, since it washes away the protective fatty film on the skin; therefore, the animal’s hair loses shine, hair becomes brittle, worse keep warm. Continue reading
You have acquired a puppy, thereby taking responsibility for its life and health. You also have to ask the breeder, the owner of your pet’s mom, whether he was given prophylactic vaccinations, whether he was given anthelmintic (anti-worms) drugs. If vaccinations have already been done, ask for a veterinary card. As a rule, puppies are given to a new owner at the age of one month (1.5 months for small decorative breeds). Continue reading
Often in large offspring puppies are stunted and not adapted to life. They are born very small, weight and size does not reach the norm. And the bitch feeds only 6-7 puppies.
Every day, puppies need to gain weight and height, which is the main indicator of good condition and development. A decrease in weight or its stability – an indicator of malnutrition, starvation or disease in general. Continue reading
Conditions of keeping puppies depends on the breed and nature of the use of the dog in the service in the future. It is better to keep German Shepherds in the open air, but at one month of age, the German Shepherd puppies are kept in the house during the cold season. Puppies unsuitable for harsh winter conditions are kept in an apartment or house. Continue reading
What you need to think about when choosing a four-legged friend:
The area of your home is a factor that determines the size of the future pet. There is a rule: “a big dog – a lot of space, a little space – a small dog.” You can imagine what kind of trouble can add a St. Bernard, who will be lodged in a one-room apartment. Continue reading