A Puppy? A Rescue Dog?
Congratulations! You have found your new best buddy! Dogs need care on every level & that is physically, emotionally, mentally, and socially.
Puppies and dogs, need a little extra attention to get the best possible start for a long, healthy life. If it seems overwhelming, don't worry; this blog is here to give healthy tips and preventive care advice.
A physical exam performed by your pets veterinarian on a regular basis is an essential step in keeping your puppy or dog healthy. These exams provide you the chance to detect and prevent health problems early.
When to Call Your Vet
Your dog cannot verbally tell you if something is wrong, but they can let you know in other ways. If you dog has an illness of other health problem, it's always best if you catch it early. If you have any concerns, or notice any of the following:
Building A Bond
In the same way you need time to learn your dog's personality, your dog needs time to learn yours. Build a bond with them by:
Pick out a clean, quiet area where your dog's food and water bowls will be consistently placed be sure to clean both regulary!
Once your puppy has had all his/her required vaccines, and it is safe to play with other dogs, your new puppy/dog will need time to adjust to their new environment and make new friends. Gradually socialize them by:
The following things should be in your house when your dog arrives and items your dog may need:
Lastly, many household items, including common foods, can be life-treating to your puppy/dog! Keep the following toxins out of reach, where they can't find them:
If there is any chance your dog has ingested something that is poisonous, Call your vet or poison control! Do Not wait! Contact them Immediately!!!
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