Diabetes in dogs
Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects both people and animals. The initial stage of this ailment often goes unnoticed, and the disease is diagnosed already in an acute form…

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How to treat a dog’s wound?
What to do if a dog is injured? How to treat a wound? In a difficult situation, it is difficult to collect thoughts and hands themselves are drawn to the…

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Winter is coming, or How to prevent a dog from freezing?
In the autumn and winter months, the dog’s health needs to be taken care of even more. Sudden changes in temperature, rains, frosts, drafts at home - all this can…

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How to teach a dog to swim?

The ability to cool off on a hot day and catch a ball in the water is a paradise for any dog ​​(with rare exceptions). But for everything to go according to plan, it is necessary to take into account a number of nuances. More about them in our article.

1. Choose a safe pond! Not all water bodies are suitable for swimming, and it is forbidden to bathe dogs on equipped city beaches. How to be? The best option is a pond or lake with a small calm course and a shallow shore. Contrary to a widespread misconception, small reservoirs with standing water for the role of a “pool” are not suitable for a pet: they contain a large number of parasites carried by waterfowl.

2. Accustom your dog to swimming gradually. If your dog has never swum before, never force it into the water and, moreover, do not throw it into the water. Otherwise, your dog will just start to be afraid of water bodies (and everything connected with them). Familiarity with the water should go smoothly. Start with leisurely walks along the shore so that the dog has the opportunity to explore the area. Then carry it away with the game, throw the ball first on land, and then gradually moving to the water. Continue reading

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