Like humans, dogs can enjoy certain regular activities that will improve their quality of life and help keep them in good health. Your dog’s health and behaviour go together and one directly impacts the other. A sick dog might exhibit certain clues of illness or develop behavioural problems, while a healthy dog learns faster and shows positive body language
Here are some ideas to get your dog on the path to physical and mental wellness.
There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.-Ben Williams
Your veterinarian will play an important role in your dog’s health. Find one that you trust and will be comfortable with. Your veterinarian will work with you on diet, exercise and overall health.
Good quality food, regular exercise, and grooming are all part of giving your dog it’s best life. Take the time to learn and good choices. You can avoid many common problems as your pup gets older.
There are many diseases, poisons and parasites that can affect your dog. The best way to keep your dog healthy is to educate yourself. Many dogs end up in emergency vet care because of common issues like poisoning and injuries. However, visiting a vet for a non-emergencies is an expensive proposition!
Your dog’s behaviour will tell you a lot about their health. While it’s important to not overreact, it is important to be aware and know when to take action.