And let’s start with the most recognizable sign! It is generally accepted that if a dog wags its tail, it means that it has a great mood. But in practice there are nuances. Now, if along with the tail the whole body wags from the shoulder blades to the toes, then the dog is really happy! But if the tail is raised, strained and only its tip wags, and the dog’s body is frozen and the mouth is tightly closed – beware! This means that the dog is very tense, she does not like something, and throwing her arms around her is a bad decision. Here you can draw an analogy with cats. Remember, they wag their tail in displeasure? Contrary to stereotypes, so do dogs.
Slightly parted mouth, relaxed muzzle.
Smile! Yes, try a smile and pay attention to the position of your lower jaw. During a smile, she drops slightly, and the upper and lower teeth no longer touch each other. The same thing happens with dogs! If the pet is satisfied, relaxed and happy, its mouth is slightly ajar and completely relaxed. You can consider this an analogue of a human smile! Continue reading
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
Get special toys and treats for dogs.
If your pet nibbles things and furniture from boredom, then you need to provide him with much more attractive items that will distract him from the destruction of the environment. Especially for these purposes, a huge number of different toys and treats for dogs have been developed. Be sure to get some toys for your pet – preferably very different, because treadmill dogs bored. In pet stores you will find toys for cooperative games between the owner and the dog, interactive toys for independent play and puzzle toys. For greater attractiveness, many toys include bone meal, wood shavings, etc., whose smell is very popular with dogs.
Quality dog toys are completely safe. They will not only brighten up your pet’s leisure time, but also have a beneficial effect on his health. In no case do not offer the dog toys not intended for her. For example, children’s plastic toys, when exposed to teeth, break into sharp particles and seriously injure the dog’s oral cavity. And stuffing soft toys, once in the dog’s stomach, leads to indigestion. Continue reading