When we have to spend most of our time at home, we as well as are pets may be easily bored. How can you avoid stereotype and use free time effectively by working with your companion? How can you tire your dog even without long walks outside?
When it comes to your dog, there are certain rules for hygiene to ensure his well-being. Check his eyes regularly. The eyes should never be irritated or drowsy. Remove the mucus using a damp tissue. Remember to also clean the ears where a lot of dirt may accumulate. However, don’t go too deep when cleaning to avoid harming your dog. If you find any problems in any part of your dog’s body, be sure to visit the veterinarian and discuss the problem.
Thorough brushing of teeth
The teeth, which you should clean with a toothbrush, deserve a lot of attention. You can choose either a special one from the pet store, but your old one will also suffice. It is important for the toothbrush to be soft enough. At the same time, it is good to note that the sooner you start with regular brushing, ideally in the early age, the better will the dog get used to it and will take it is part of the routine. When cleaning, focus mainly on the area where the teeth border with gums and where most bacteria are. If the dog doesn’t like dental hygiene, try getting a special paste with a flavor that will make the process more pleasant. However, you should never use a regular human toothpaste when brushing your dog’s teeth, as it contains substances that are not good for dog digestion.
Fur is the dog’s pride
The dog’s coat also deserves care and attention. It is not only his pride, but also testifies to his health. In order for it to be thick and shiny, you need to use the right dog food that includes a lot of vitamins and minerals, and wash and brush it often enough. For washing, use only dog shampoos, not the ones for humans. Preparations containing CBD can also help, ensuring proper care of the skin and hair itself. Combing is also a very important step, thanks to which you will rid the dog of old skin cells and hair. You can then turn brushing and combing into a pleasant ritual associated with cuddling, for example on the couch watching TV. You will see that over time, both you and your hairy friend will tend look forward to this routine.
Regular household cleaning
Everyone who has a dog at home knows that the absolute must and frequent necessity is regular vacuuming. Whether you live with a dog, cat or rabbit, all animals shed hair. And in the moulting period, this is doubly true. When vacuuming, don’t forget about places such as corners, spaces between the couch or behind the cabinets.
If your pet is allowed access to the bed, you probably know that frequent bedding change is a necessity. Don’t forget to change the sheets and always vacuum the whole bed thoroughly to get hairs even from parts that are not visible at first glance. Another good tip is to use a miticide spray from time to time.
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