What A Dog Really Needs

What A Dog Really Needs



Loyal,​ friendly,​ protective,​ affectionate,​ fun. Those qualities have earned dogs a​ special place in​ the​ lives and hearts of​ humans. Most dogs now are owned as​ pets mainly because they are the​ ideal pets. a​ dog will always try to​ keep you​ pleased and smiling. it​ will never hold grudges against you,​ and will never judge you​ for your looks or​ mistakes. it​ isn't called man's best friend for nothing.

Dogs have a​ basic need for shelter,​ good nutrition,​ exercise and companionship. a​ dog will rely on​ its owner for all of​ these needs,​ in​ addition to​ training and protection. These are all basic needs,​ but really,​ what a​ dog needs the​ most is​ veterinary care. if​ a​ person has a​ dog for a​ pet,​ it​ is​ a​ good idea to​ ensure that it​ is​ seen by a​ vet regularly. Dogs are prone to​ a​ wide array of​ illnesses and diseases and it​ is​ best that he gets vaccinated against these diseases. Some of​ the​ most fatal diseases that a​ dog should be administered with a​ vaccine against are listed below.

1. Canine Adenovirus - or​ Infectious Canine Hepatitis (ICH). ICH is​ an​ extremely contagious disease that only dogs could be transmitted with and other canine-type animals. This disease is​ transmitted in​ urine and eye or​ nasal secretions of​ animals with this disease and affects the​ liver,​ kidneys and lining of​ the​ blood vessels. Dogs of​ all ages are prone to​ acquire this disease,​ although puppies and younger dogs are at​ a​ higher risk.

2. Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) - it​ is​ transmitted through contact with infected dogs and affects the​ gastrointestinal,​ respiratory and central nervous systems. This disease is​ often fatal to​ puppies and adult dogs.

3. Para Influenza - Also known as​ tracheobronchitis,​ it​ is​ a​ contagious infection of​ dogs seriously affecting young puppies' upper respiratory. Its symptoms are gagging and coughing. Dogs in​ stressful and crowded conditions are at​ the​ highest risk for this disease.

4. Parvovirus - This is​ an​ extremely contagious viral disease that affects white blood cells,​ the​ intestines,​ and heart. it​ is​ characterized by vomiting,​ severe diarrhea and fever. it​ is​ often fatal in​ puppies. at​ the​ highest risk for this disease are dogs in​ crowded places such as​ dog shows and kennels.

5. Rabies - Rabies can affect all warm-blooded animals that are unvaccinated against the​ disease,​ including humans. it​ affects the​ brain and is​ always deadly. Pets get exposed to​ rabies from the​ bites of​ wild animals which include bats,​ raccoons,​ foxes and skunks.

The bottom line is​ to​ keep a​ dog disease-free. Have it​ vaccinated. After all,​ what a​ dog really needs is. . .good health!




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