Posts Tagged ‘Ownership’

Dog Ownership And How It Relates To You

Would you like to get a puppy from the pound? Do you want a purebred dog complete with papers, from a breeder? No matter your reasoning for getting a dog, your life will be changed by the love of your dog. Owning a dog is a lot of responsibility as well, so keep reading to find out more.

Hugs are great, but avoid kisses. Dog kisses may be seen as cute, but their mouths aren’t all that clean. Remember that dogs use their tongues to clean themselves, and they like to eat garbage and drink out of the toilet. Your dog’s mouth is not really any cleaner than a human’s mouth. It certainly isn’t the truth.

Your dog needs annual medical exams. Dogs can’t talk, so how do you know he has arthritis, for example? Getting your dog checked up on annually will allow you to know if there are …


Regarding Dog Ownership, We Have The Goods

What is more fun that having a dog? So many dog owners know the special happiness that comes from having a canine in their lives. If you’re one of the people who know what it’s like to have a dog, you want to do your best to make sure he’s with you a long time. Here are some tips to help make sure of that.

When you have medications of any sort, keep them where your dog cannot get to it. Getting into those pills could seriously impact your dog’s health and even cause death. If your dog happens to get into any such pills, call your veterinarian or animal poison control immediately.

If your vet gives you medication to take home and administer to your dog, be sure and ask for ideas on getting him to swallow it. Dogs differ in their tolerance of pills and badly-flavored liquids, so …