both for joint games
Eye contact. Dogs tend to keep the owner in sight 24 hours a day and catch their eyes as often as possible. Look at your pet. If the expression of his face is calm, and the jaw is relaxed, scratch him behind the ear, he will be extremely happy about it! By the way, Japanese researchers are convinced that there is a connection between the dog’s eye contact with the owner and the level of the attachment hormone (oxytocin). Make “warm” eye contacts with your pet more often, and your friendship will only grow stronger!
How do dogs communicate with us?
The dog brings you things. No, not on command. And spontaneously, of his own free will. For example, pets often bring toys to their owners. We regard this gesture as an invitation to play, but in fact they give us a present. It is believed that the echoes of hunting instincts work this way. The dog used to bring prey to the owner, but now it brings what, in its opinion, can please him. And let her choice not surprise you!
The dog is hunched and compressed. If you see that the dog is trying by all means to seem smaller than its size, there is only one conclusion: it is very afraid of something and needs your protection! Continue reading
During the recovery period after surgery or illness, the pet experiences stress and more than ever needs careful care. The state of general weakness is complicated by discomfort and pain, the dog can be disoriented and very scared, sometimes even showing aggression as a protective reaction. How to alleviate the condition of a pet and help him “get on his feet” as soon as possible? 10 helpful tips will help!
1. Strictly follow the recommendations of a veterinarian.
On the way to restoring the body, the recommendations of the veterinarian must be strictly observed. All diseases, like surgical interventions in the body, differ in level of complexity and danger, and rehabilitation also takes place in different ways. Of great importance is the health status of a particular dog, its age and individual characteristics. Therefore, if a veterinarian prescribed antibiotics, vitamin and mineral complexes, special wound care products, etc., you should not ignore these recommendations or look for an alternative on your own.
It is very important to maintain the time range. For example, if a doctor prescribed pills for 10 days, give their dog the whole period. Do not shorten the period of taking medications even if the pet is feeling better. The health of your pet depends on how responsibly you approach the issue. 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