Top 10 Misconceptions about Dog Health and Care
1. With a small wound on the body of the dog, you don’t have to do anything – it will lick itself.
In fact, the dog’s mouth is a breeding ground for microbes, and if it licks the wound itself, it will increase the danger of suppuration and at least twice delay healing. In such cases, the wound should be treated, and a protective collar should be put on the dog to prevent licking. Continue reading
What vaccinations do puppies need?
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
How to feed a puppy?
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