As the temperature drops and we come into the cooler months, it’s time to ensure our dogs are prepared too as they feel the cold just like humans. These winter tips for your dog will have your dog feeling warm and comfy.
A senior dog is one who is seven years and over and with a few easy changes, I am going to show you how you can keep your senior dog healthy so you can enjoy a long happy and healthy life together.
Hot spots on dogs can occur at any stage throughout your dog’s life no matter the breed. A hot spot is a painful moist red rash or lesion that is itchy, painful and sensitive. In other words… not very nice. It’s a form of acute moist dermatitis or Pyotraumatic Dermatitis.
As the weather heats up, it is regarded as one of the most uncomfortable times of year for our furbabies. Itching in dogs can lead to troublesome skin conditions such as heat spots and fur loss. Allergies, dermatitis and parasites are generally the most common reasons for itching in dogs.
Dogs eliminate heat from their body by panting. Heatstroke can arise when panting isn’t cooling their body down quick enough. Their body temperature rises and can be fatal if not treated or corrected quickly.
Exercising your dog plays a big role just a feeding a well-balanced meal to your dog. Exercise not only provides numerous health benefits but will also provide your dog with mental stimulation.