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 familiar green or iodine. But be careful! Unsuitable remedies will only intensify the pain of the pet and further complicate the situation. In our article, we will talk about how and how to treat a dog’s wound at home.
No matter how careful the owner is, not a single dog is safe from injury. A pet can cut its paw during a walk, suddenly get involved in a skirmish with comrades and get a bite – in a word, there can be plenty of cases, and each responsible owner should be ready for them.
First of all, if the wound is deep, it is necessary to stop the bleeding by applying a tourniquet and dressings and deliver the dog to the veterinary clinic as soon as possible. In other cases, it is enough to treat the wound yourself, with the help of a suitable tool, which should always be in your medicine cabinet. What could be such a tool? Continue reading
The best trainer is a dog! Surprised? But in vain. Daily walks with your pet can turn into an entertaining fitness – the best way to maintain excellent physical shape both in you and in your dog. Agree, training together is both easier and more interesting!
What kind of sport is suitable for dogs, how to get rid of excess weight with a pet and how to make a dog lose weight? About this in our article.
What is sport useful for dogs and their owners?
Our dogs suffer from a sedentary image just like us. Overweight with all the ensuing consequences causes significant damage to health, weakening the overall tone of the body and lowering immunity. It is proved that a lack of physical activity brings old age closer, while an active lifestyle allows you to extend the health of bones and joints, cardiovascular and other body systems. But before moving on to a joint fitness program, you need to learn the main rule: each of us is an individual. This means that sports and the intensity of physical activity should also be individual. For example, if for a border collie joint runs and agility will be a real paradise, then the French Bulldog will definitely not appreciate such an initiative. In addition to pedigree features, you must also take into account the age of the dog, its weight, physical fitness and health. Continue reading
Going on a trip with a four-legged friend or moving to another city, or maybe even another country? In this case, study the rules for transporting pets in advance, otherwise, without proper preparation, your entire enterprise may end at the border. Airlines refuse to fly due to seemingly insignificant flaws – and, unfortunately, this is a common practice. In order not to contribute to unpleasant statistics, arm yourself with the necessary knowledge in advance, and then the trip with your pet will be easy and comfortable. Our recommendations will help you with this!
Before buying a plane ticket, make sure that the airline allows the transport of animals and carefully read the rules. The fact is that they may differ depending on the carrier company.
Pay for your pet at the baggage allowance rate. Guide dogs are transported free of charge.
Fill out the necessary documents for your pet: a veterinary passport with current vaccination marks (vaccination must take place no later than 12 months and no earlier than 30 days before departure) and a note on chipping (if traveling to Europe). Depending on the country you are traveling to, the list of required documents may vary. Continue reading