What is a proper dog walking? What should a walk with a dog consist of? How to walk a dog? I offer you a basic dog walking scheme, which takes into account all the vital needs of the animal, which must be met. Why satisfy them? So that your pet does not suddenly appear “bad behavior”: aggression, uncleanliness, hyperactivity, a tight leash, etc. Of course, this is not a panacea for all problems, but a quality walk can greatly improve a dog’s behavior.
How to walk a dog?
In continuation of my article on the needs of dogs and on walking dogs I want to show you an example of what a normal walk with a dog should consist of. Of course, this is a very general walk pattern. But it is important to understand its meaning that walking a dog is not only going to the toilet and running, but also satisfying other vital needs of the animal.
In the example, I consider the minimum walking duration – 60 minutes. You can already fine-tune this scheme to your duration of walk.
If your dog has problems, for example, with communicating with relatives, then it is advisable to solve these problems, and not to exclude this item from the walking plan. This applies to each item. Continue reading
Regardless of the conditions in which the dog lives (on the street or in the house), if she has fleas, it is impossible to postpone the treatment. Blood-sucking parasites serve as a source of the spread of a huge number of diseases, disturb the psyche of the animal, spread to neighboring territories, including people.
If even one flea is found in a dog, proceed as follows.
Flea life cycle
Flea life cycle
Do not delay with processing – fleas breed at high speed. It will take only a few days for the pet to stop sleeping and eating, and insects penetrate all surrounding objects. Getting them out of there will be much harder than having a dog. In addition, in this case, there remains a high risk of re-invasion. Continue reading
Staphylococcus in dogs leads to acute damage to the integumentary tissues, and then to the internal organs. In the absence of treatment and a strong weakening of the immune system, the pathology can lead the animal to death. Knowing the symptoms of the infection of the pet, the features of the diagnosis and therapy of staphylococcus will help prevent tragedy.
Staphylococcus in dogs is caused by spherical bacteria – representatives of the genus Intermedius. They are present everywhere, therefore, are on the surface of the body of animals and humans and normal. Any damage to the skin leads to increased reproduction of microbes. If the body’s immune system is strong, its cells quickly cope with the infection. Otherwise, the activity of bacteria causes an acute inflammatory process, accompanied by necrotic phenomena, the formation of pus.
Staphylococci are characterized by: Continue reading