Every child likes to have a little doggy when they are young. But taking care of a pet is no easy task, there are so many things you need to do if you want your companion to be happy and in good health. In this article, we will go through some important things that you should do to give your pet a comfortable home.
Dog’s are very loyal creatures, and that is why they are so excited even if you go out of your house for five minutes and come back. Unlike cats, dogs need you to take care of them; you need to clean them, feed them and train them from the time they are puppies.
When you get your little puppy, they may be a month or less than a month old. They are very fragile and will sleep a lot. However, after a couple of months, you will not be able to keep them in one place. They will run around and want to play with everything they find. You will have to hide your shoes in places where they cannot chew on them because they love to do that. They will need you to hold them pet them and give them a warm place to sleep.
Feeding a puppy is not too different from feeding a baby. You have to give them milk, and the right food. As they grow, you will have to change the type oof food to match their age. You must provide them with the proper nutrition which may include some supplements too.
Cleaning and grooming
Depending on the breed of dog you have, you may you will have to spend quite some time cleaning and grooming. Those with a thick coat of fur will need more attention than those who do not have much. You must always use products that are suitable for them. Always remember the vaccines that you must give them as it helps keep them healthy. Grooming will include cutting long fur, brushing them and checking for fleas.
Dogs are great companions, and if you take care of them, they will be loyal and protect you even if their lives depends on it.