Your dog care responsibilities get more complicated daily with dog food recalls and emergency visits to your veterinarian when your dog gets sick and you can’t figure out what’s wrong which might make you want to learn new ways to stay on top of your dog’s health management because you don’t want to find out too late that you didn’t work hard enough to prevent your dog from an illness like diabetes or even worse, your dog develops liver problems from the toxic ingredients in his food.
This news brief gives you 6 health tips that dog owners want to learn about based on a survey sent out by Dog Heath News.
Dog Care: 6 Things Dog Owners Want to Learn About to Keep Your Dog Healthy
- Food and diet – Dog owners like you want to learn more about your dog’s food and whether your dog’s diet matters. Your veterinarian is the best place to start if you want to learn more about food and your dog’s diet. Another good source is your local dog health nutritionist and your local holistic dog supply store. Yes, your dog’s health depends on a nutritionally breed specific diet and the more you can learn about your options, the healthier your dog will be.
- Exercise – Dog owners want to know how much exercise and physical activity your dog needs to stay trim, fit and healthy. Check with your veterinarian to make sure that your dog stays at a good weight for his breed. Basic dog care requires daily activity so he won’t get bored which can lead to destructive behavior. You may want to investigate options with your local professional dog trainer to make sure you give your dog enough of a workout to burn calories, keep your dog’s metabolism in gear and stimulate your dog mentally.
- Illness prevention – Dog owners want to know more about the dog health symptoms you need to recognize so you won’t spend hundreds of dollars on unnecessary emergency vet visits for something your dog would get over in 24-48 hours or you could treat with home remedies. You may want to ask your local veterinarian for dog care information that will help you with ways to stay on top of your dog’s health symptoms. Check out our other blog posts on symptoms as well to get ideas that will help you keep your dog healthy.
- Supplements – Dog owners want to learn more about how supplements can help with their dog’s health and wellness. This is a very important area for dog care because you need to make sure that your dog is not allergic to any products you choose to give to your dog. And more importantly, you want to ask your veterinarian for as much information as possible on any supplements for your dog, including where to buy these products, the dosage and any side effects. You can also refer to Dog Health News and read about supplements and dog care on our blog.
- Ingredients on labels – Dog owners want to understand the list of ingredients on any dog food or treat you give your dog so you can keep your dog safe from toxic substances. You can ask your veterinarian for help and suggestions for the best products for your dog. Packaged dog food may be fine for your dog however you may want to go through the ingredients with your local dog health nutritionist before your give your dog a product that has harmful substances in it.
- Being a better dog parent day to day – Dog owners have demanded more answers to questions about dog care and the results are 24/7 access to information through social media, books on all topics about dog health in your local libraries, increased availability of dog health professionals, dog trainers and experts in animal behavior. This is good news for all dog owners and their dogs. The biggest challenge is knowing that the information you get is trustworthy and appropriate for your and your dog. Dog Health News suggests that you always go to 2 or 3 sources to make sure you’re information is accurate and look into dog health insurance as an option to manage your dog health expenses.
This news brief gives you 6 health musts dog owners want to learn about so you can take better care of your dog and keep your dog healthy through more knowledge of dog care strategies.
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