Steps for Proper Dog Care

by on 03/06/10 at 6:19 pm

While walking in the street you found a stray dog. What is the first thing that you will do? Are you going to scream because it could bite you or bring the puppy to your home? You have two options. But what if you happen to be generous enough and took it along with you?How you will take good care of a newly found dog? Well, you are going to consider two important things: to take care of the dog and return it to the owner or make its own shelter…Any type of dog breed whether you just found it somewhere or you bought it from a friend needs proper care. In the first place, it will already become your own pet sooner.Taking care of a dog is not as easy as it is told. It requires maintenance particularly when it comes to the dog food, shelter, medicine and the payment for the veterinary if in case it gets sick and a lot more.Allergy particularly for the stray dog is a big problem. It is important that you know how to take care of a dog if in case it has allergy. Here are some tips that can help you:o Check for some allergy symptoms in your dog. The common signs are sneezing, coughing, and watery eyes just like the allergy in humans. Rashes can also be major signs of allergy.o Consider the season as well. Most often there is also a flea season for the dogs. Avoid exposing your dogs to allergens.o Bring your dog to a veterinarian after seeing all the symptoms. o Follow the instructions given by the veterinarians including the application of the medicines prescribed for the dogs.o Minimize its contact to the possible allergens that could worsen the medical condition of your dog. Consider switching to other dog food if the doctor identified that the food is also the cause of allergy.If you really want your dog to become healthy you should do all the necessary precautions for preventing diseases that could attack them. Proper food and a comfortable shelter will help.Remember that your dog is also your company that can protect you from harm. In return, it should also be given enough care. Like human beings your dog has also its need that must be satisfied. Take the necessary steps for proper dog care.

Khieng ‘Ken‘ Chho is author and owner of Online Dog Care Resources. For related articles and other resources, visit Ken’s website: http://dog-care.onew3b.net

Author: Khieng Chho
Article Source: EzineArticles.com
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