Posted on 19/04/2011 by SantiQ
Guidelines For Feeding Your Older Dalmatian
In this article are various feeding tips researches get realized through the years and highly recommend for older Dalmatians:
1. Never feed a Dalmatian organ foods such as liver, kidney, sweetbreads or brains in any form, whether cooked, raw or as an component in a pet foods or
2. Never feed a Dalmatian game animal products like as venison or elk in any form, cooked, whether raw or as an ingredient in a pet diet or snack.
3. Never feed a Dalmatian red animal meat, cooked or raw, or as an ingredient in a snack or in a pet diet where it appears as one of the first three ingredients listed on the label. Continue reading
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Posted on 18/04/2011 by SantiQ
Meats flavored chunks are available in addition to the ground beef flavored supplements or alternatives that can be offered orally to the pet dogs as a measure against the incidence of heart worms. Avoid insect bites by providing proper mosquito-proof shelter facilities to the pet dogs.
Just simply program whether there is any need to go for the heart worm anticipation though out the year or only in some months of the year. For example, in the case of some countries, the mosquitoes may be dormant in most of the colder months.
However, in some regions, this is not a position. Many a times, medications are available for oral administration to prevent heart worms along with hookworms etc. Such oral medications need to be taken as per the instructions. However, be cautious about the occurrence of any adverse drug reactions in the dog offered with such prophylactic therapy. Continue reading
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Posted on 16/04/2011 by SantiQ
Grooming your pet and trimming your comfortable Poodle dog using those fancy haircuts we often see usually takes many method. However we have outlined a step-by-step method that will assist you through the progression.
The 1st step is getting the proper equipment. You will only need a few items: a slicker clean, a steal comb, and ear powder (preferably medicated).
1. Very first fully clean the ears by clear the ears by dusting the inside with medicated ear natural powder and take out any dead hair using your fingers. Cut the nails using a scissors-type nail clipper, removing only the tips of the nails so as not to cut the quick. And clip the feet along with a #15 blade using an the ankle bone as your guideline. Using the corner of the blade, click up one side and then up the opposite side of each toe. Scoop the hair out from between the pads on the backs of the feet.
2. Clip the face along with a #15 blade. Clip from the bottom of the ear up to the corner of the mouth. Using the same blade, clip under the eye and down the sides of the muzzle, and from the stop (among the eyes) to the tip of the nose. Stretch out the lips back with your thumb to removed the hair around this area. If a mustache is preferred, leave the hair on the muzzle from just behind the sides of the mouth to the nose, clipping only from the stop down the muzzle to the nose, using the #15 blade. Continue reading
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Posted on 15/04/2011 by SantiQ
Home dental care is to be given more emphasis nowadays because of the fact that the dental diseases are emerging in the case of pet animals like dogs to a greater extent. Though you are giving home dental care, if you suspect on the extension of the dental diseases, then immediately approach the veterinarian for intervention.
Try to provide bone materials without very sharp points to the dogs and they may love to chew them and then swallow the bitten products. Such activities help them to go for the development of strong teeth structures in a natural manner.
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Posted on 12/04/2011 by SantiQ
About excitability is the term used to identify almost all the trouble dogs we view, especially when they’re stressed by different surroundings, unknown people, some other dogs, cultural isolation, physical restraint, stimulation, and sudden loud noises. At the other end of the spectrum of behavioral reactivity, we see seriously inhibited pets that react to stress by total inaction or slow, stiff movements, and apparent depression, seeming to lose contact with environmental stimuli. The condition normally occurs while the pet owners sleep at night at night, or when the dogs are left alone, especially for a long period of time. The stress of being ignored, even if the owners are there, stimulates the mother to introverted behavior (self-mutilation) and stimulates the extremely excitable son toward extroverted over-activity.
Both excitability and inhibition can be increased by many herbs and synthetic drugs, as well as those extracted from living tissues. The simple fact such drug treatments do not affect all individuals (dogs or people) in the same way supports the belief that the balance among internal neurochemicals may be the primary factor influencing the behavioral expression of excitability or inhibition. Continue reading
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Posted on 11/04/2011 by SantiQ
Grooming is one of the important activities to be known well by the dog owner. If the dog owner is not aware of the grooming, then the dog may encounter many types of diseases. First steps of grooming consists of activities like maintenance of coat, nails and ears. The maintenance of the coat mainly consists of enrichment measures like proper bathing, combing, drying of skin by dryers, and more. The animal need not be bathed daily and this helps to protect the skin’s characteristics like insulation feature.
Use conditioners and shampoos that are meant for dogs. Combing needs to be carried out with a soft brush meant for use in case of dogs. There are varieties of brushes available and depending on the type of breeds, one can use the concerned brush. This grooming of the coat by a comb needs to be carried out daily and the fallen hair if any needs to be placed in dust bin always.
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Posted on 10/04/2011 by SantiQ
Parasites too cause the scooting. Scooting is a an anal sac disease. First let’s understand what scooting is in detail. This is the dragging of anus with the hind limbs in an extended state. Parasites causing irritation in the anus regions lead to such type of actions in animals like dogs.
However, one should not be under the impression that it is the parasite that alone causes such scooting in case of dogs. There are many occasions in which the dog may have the scooting without any parasite based etiological agent. For example, the anal gland infections, tumors at the anus and injuries near the anal regions also may lead to such type of dragging of anus region, frequently by the affected dogs.
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