Of course, a dog is a joy! But in addition to positive emotions, the dog requires our investments, both material and physical. Do not get the dog thoughtlessly – it can save her life! Approach the decision to acquire the dog responsibly so that it does not later appear on the street or in the shelter. Calculate your budget, estimate your free time. And my article on dog expenses will help you with this.
The cost of a dog that requires your time and effort
1. The mode of walking and feeding the first months of a puppy’s life.
From this diagram it can be seen that one should often be at home with the dog to provide her with such a regimen. Either hire a dog walker or a dog nanny. Continue reading
Almost every four-legged owner heard about dog chipping. The procedure is actively offered in veterinary clinics and often flashes in the media. However, Russian citizens are in no hurry to use the wonderful technology, fearing possible tricks.
We will figure out whether it is really worth fearing a futuristic procedure or is it better to take a pet to it today.
What is chipping
Chipping dogs – a procedure involving the implantation of a transponder into the body of an animal.
An implantable transponder, or simply a chip, is represented by complex microcircuits that assign unique digital combinations to a specific pet. The size of the tiny chip is 1.2cm * 0.2cm. Such proportions provide comfortable movement of the pet and do not affect life. Continue reading
Breeding a breed is not only profitable, but also an interesting activity, introducing all aspects of the life of a particular animal. One of its most important stages is pregnancy, which allows you to enjoy the results of labor. New organisms developing in the womb have a serious strain on the canine organism. In this regard, the expectant mother needs help and support from the owner. Consider how many pregnant dogs walk and how much the usual care for the animals will change.
Signs of pregnancy
Past mating is not a guarantee of pregnancy. In this regard, experienced breeders hold repeated meetings to consolidate the result.
During the first month, the pregnancy of the pet does not bear clear signs. The supervisor may note:
decreased activity and rejection of long walks;
decreased or increased appetite;
nausea (note that if its duration is more than a month, then intoxication of the body is possible); Continue reading