How to care for a dog’s teeth? And whether it is necessary to look after them in general? These questions arise for each responsible pet owner. In the natural habitat, wolves, jackals and coyotes – wild relatives of dogs – do well without dental toys, treats, special toothbrushes and pastes. And what about pets?
Unlike wolves, coyotes and jackals, domestic dogs do not have to participate in natural selection and fight for survival. There are not only pros, but also cons. A striking example is the health of the dentition.
In nature, the jaws of the wolf will always find application. The beast hunts, butches prey and eats not only meat, but also tendons, cartilage, bones. Hunting trains the muscles of the jaw, and hard food naturally cleans plaque from fangs. With a weak dentition, the wolf would not have survived! Continue reading
Is there a child in the world who has never dreamed of a dog? That is unlikely! A four-legged friend will brighten up even the saddest evening and will always keep company in games. But is it always a good idea to get a dog? About this in our article.
When a dog appears in the house, the family becomes friendly, and the children learn responsibility and kindness. A common belief that is not always true. All this really will be, but only on condition that all family members are ready for the appearance of the pet, that they are fully and fully aware of their responsibility.
Psychologists recommend having a dog for children, and that’s why. Continue reading
Joint problems cause the dog great discomfort and adversely affect her life in general. When experiencing pain, the dog loses its inherent mobility and cheerfulness. Without timely treatment, the disease will become more severe. As with all health cases, the problem is easier to prevent than to treat. Let’s look at how to protect the dog’s joints.
Joint diseases in dogs
There are many diseases of the joints, and they all manifest themselves in different ways.
It is not necessary that a dog with a diseased joint will howl from pain and cannot rely on a sore limb. In the early stages, problems with joints can not be suspected: the dog simply loses its inherent activity, lies more, becomes lethargic. Continue reading