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How to choose a bowl for a dog? It would seem that there is nothing complicated in this matter. But in practice, it turns out that one model is much more convenient than another and that an improperly selected bowl can lead to poor posture and even an upset stomach. In our article we will tell you what to look for when choosing a bowl in the first place.
1. Bowl material
When choosing a bowl, be sure to look at the material from which it is made. Its service life and the safety of the dog depend on this. For example, plastic is scratched, bacteria get into cracks, which is unacceptable from the point of view of hygiene. That is why experts recommend replacing plastic saucers at least once a year.
A good option are ceramic bowls. They look very good, but, unfortunately, fight easily. Continue reading
Many people believe that dogs need toys to have fun, but that’s not all. In practice, special toys for dogs perform a huge number of useful functions, without which a full healthy life of a pet is unthinkable. What are these features?
– Maintaining physical fitness.
Active play is the best way to maintain optimal dog weight. Unfortunately, pets are prone to gaining excess weight. And he, in turn, provokes serious diseases: heart failure, diabetes, joint diseases, etc. In order to protect the health of the pet, its shape must be monitored. Various frisbee, sticks, balls, tug ropes (for example, Petstages or Kong Safestix) – all these toys will allow you to engage the dog in an active game and satisfy its need for physical activity.
– Stimulating brain activity. Continue reading
They say that all diseases are from nerves, and it is difficult to disagree with this. Even when it’s not about people, but about pets. They are much more like us than we think. Just like us, our pets have the ability to worry, worry and be sad, and just like us, we are affected by stress. And our task with you, as responsible owners, is to help the pet survive the difficult period so that it passes without consequences for its health. We will talk about how to do this in our article.
What is stress?
Stress is changes in the body at the psychological or physiological level in response to environmental influences. Such a reaction can be short-term or long-lasting – and even go to the chronic stage.
And if short-term stress does not pose a significant danger to the body, then frequent and prolonged significantly reduces immunity and increases the risk of developing cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and other diseases. Therefore, stress should be avoided, and in which case be able to resist it. Continue reading