The right dog for you
It is important to select a dog carefully, according to your interests, your lifestyle, and your current and future circumstances. Consider the difference between raising a dog from a puppy, which will require patient house training, or acquiring a full grown dog, perhaps complete with hidden behavioral problems. Think, also, about the implications of the dog’s size and sex, and find out how much exercise it will need.
- Small but Tough : The smallest of all dog breeds, Chihuahuas are surprisingly robust and active dogs
- Gentle Giant : The giant Newfoundland will present you with an equally gigantic food bill
Sources of dogs
Recognized breeders, friends and neighbors, and animal rescue centers can all be good sources of dogs. Breeding establishments that sell dogs primarily as a business are likely to be less reliable than breeders affiliated than breeders affiliated with registered breed clubs.
- Good dog shelters will always interview prospective owners
- Generally, don’t buy puppies from pet shops
- When buying a pup, ask to see the mother to get an idea of the pup’s potential temperament
Dogs Labrador Retriever is the most popular and most dogs in registration in the United States at this time . Why is that ? If not glance views similar to Mongrel ? Are Labrador is ” Golden ” short haired ?
Labrador and Golden similar in one way or another , but both types are DIFFERENT . It can be seen from standardization. The similarity of these two species they are included into the types of retrievers and love the water . And also they are very reliable family dog , has a very good temperament . Labrador may be selected for fur care is much easier than the brother of Golden . Maintenance also includes quite easy . Labrador belong to the category of double- coated breeds or have 2 layers of fur . Inside fur lining ( undercoat ) which became patron allows Labrador to plunge into cold water without feeling cold .
Labrador = true mutt ? It depends on our perception . When viewed from its original location in Newfoundland , Yes , Labrador is a mongrel THERE ! Similarly, the Kintamani dog is a mutt in Bali , the Basenji is the mutt in AFRICA . They are dog breeds that are already live and in flower culture such that already have a pattern or a pattern of strong inherent therein .
Labrador worn by hunters in hunting birds and other small animals ( not hunting wild boar or other large animals ) . European hunters usually use 2 types of dogs in hunting , the cocker spaniel and Labrador . Cocker function for flushing ( stormed the gathering place for birds or other animals so they flew and ran from his hiding place ) . Thus allowing hunters to start shooting at them . Labrador used to take a bush that has been shot , either in the bush or in the water and return it to the hunter ( retrieving ) . Labrador is used in retrieving more because it has a better advantage in comparison with other types , which have a soft mouth . The point is that in taking the prey , the mouth so delicately labrador will not leave marks on animal bites taken by mouth .
To prevent further infestation attacks , make sure your dog is always in a state of good health . Know that fleas will choose to perch on dogs whose immune systems are low . So , always check the health condition of your dog on a regular basis . Also, give salmon oil and probiotics that increasing body immunity .
Also, make sure you always clean the home environment and enclosure , then spraying with a special disinfectant lice . Separate the cats or other dogs with the lousy sound , and do the following steps :
1 . Anti- lice shampoo
Anti- lice shampoo suitable for use on puppies . Besides being able to eradicate ticks / fleas , lice shampoo anti cleaner also makes dog . In order for a dog to be free of fleas , at the time of bathing , shampoo should be used twice , and repeated two weeks later . After that , for the purposes of prevention , provision can be made 1 shampoo once a month .
2 . Drops and sprays
There are many eye drops and anti- flea spray that is sold in pet stores . Choose powerful drops to kill lice eggs . This drug is not recommended for use on animals under the age of 2 months . Way of life is dripped on the skin with the back of the base of the head or neck , and other places that can not be licked by a dog himself . To be complete , should be repeated 2-3 weeks later . The dose according to the dog’s weight . This medication is usually done after the cleaning first with lice shampoo .
3 . Ivermectin injections
Many people mistakenly refer to ivermectin injections are injections of anti- fungal . Actually , Ivermectin can not eradicate the fungus , but to eradicate worms and ectoparasites such as fleas ( fleas , ticks and mites ) . Ivermectin injection should be performed with caution in animals aged less than 4 months . Ivermectin injections are not recommended in animals aged less than 2 months , because it can cause kidney toxicity and disturbing development .
4 . Powder anti – lice
Should be used before bedtime . If there is residual powder attached or fall in the area of his bed , left alone , because it could as well as preventive measures to prevent fleas nesting in animal bedding . Repeat for several days continuously. Next, repeat any one time a week , or even two weeks.