Has it ever crossed your mind to get a dog? Do you already have a dog? If either of these apply to you, the following tips are ideal. This information will give a better life to you and your dog.
Owning a dog is quite a large financial commitment. When you add up the medical care, food and supplies in general, your costs could run from $700-$1000 annually. One huge expense you might encounter is emergency vet care, so you may want to think about getting health insurance for your pet.
Start training your dog as soon as you bring them home. Create a vocabulary list that all your family members will use to command the dog and stick to it. Dogs can become confused if the same words are not used to give them directions. The dog will see “get over here” and “come” as two different commands.
Owning a dog isn’t easy. Similar to kids, dogs have to eat certain food, need physical activity, have to go to a vet, and require cleaning and grooming. There’s so much to do; how will you know where to start? The tips in the article that follows will give you a great start.
If you have prescription or over-the-counter medication in the house, make sure that your dog does not have access to it. If your dog has access to these pills, there can be fatal consequences. If your dog happens to get into any such pills, call your veterinarian or animal poison control immediately.
Ask your vet about which foods he can eat. Puppies may lack the development needed to tolerate certain kinds of food without getting sick. Always be cautious when you’re thinking of feeding your dog.
Don’t force your dog to eat something. If you’ve bought a …