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
They say that over time the owners become like their dogs. Or maybe it’s the other way around, and are the dogs starting to resemble us? What do you think? Indeed, some pets with enviable persistence adopt our behavior. For example, they prefer to sleep on the bed (and everything is as it should be: with your head on the pillow), while ignoring the bed and the disapproval of the owner? Of course, there will be those who say: “What is the matter with this? Let the dog sleep on the bed. ” But in this case, most likely, it will be about the toy terrier who just took a bath, and not about Russell, who just a minute ago explored the corners of his beloved park. Or not about a long-haired collie during molting, agree? More often than not, the dog’s stubborn efforts to climb onto the master’s bed really turn into a problem. However, with the right approach, it is very easy to solve. Take note of our helpful tips!
Do not accustom your dog to bed. Many problems are easier to prevent than to fix. This is true in our case. From the first days of the dog’s appearance in the house, teach her to lie down and in no case take him to bed. After all, if today you decide to “pamper” your pet a bit and give him a place on your pillow, then jumping onto the bed tomorrow, he sincerely will not understand what you are unhappy with. Remember, the most effective way to wean a dog from jumping onto a bed or other furniture is to initially not accustom it to this. Continue reading
Unfortunately, if the dog is not feeling well, she cannot tell us about it. And the task of the responsible owners is proper care, taking care of their pet and carefully monitoring it, so that in case of possible ailments, symptoms are noticed on time and treatment is scheduled on time.
Of course, it is not difficult to detect bruises, fractures, cuts, burns and other external injuries in a dog – many injuries are visible to the naked eye, and if you have a long-haired dog, make it a rule to periodically examine her skin for possible damage.
If we are talking about internal diseases, then everything is much more complicated: often even an experienced veterinarian can not identify the problem in the early stages. Therefore, in case of symptoms of malaise, it is very important to take the dog for examination on time, if necessary, take tests to diagnose the disease, get appropriate recommendations and start treatment. Continue reading