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Things To Know About Having a Pet Dog

Throughout history the connection between man and dogs have been shown and it the statement that dogs are a man’s best friend is true even during today’s times. Many individuals are in fact dog lovers in the modern society. There are many families that own not just one but many dogs and even consider them to be their family member and treat them accordingly.

Advantages of having a dog

There are many advantages of having a pet dog. Research has shown that having dogs aspets would result in better physical activity, reduced risk of heart attacks and other hear diseases, reduce cholesterol levels, reduced stress levels, reduced bold pressure and not only that, because they are very goodcompanions, they could also help individuals to fight feelings of loneliness.

Also,an interesting fact is that dogs apparently help you to have better immune system. Owning a dog is most of the time referred to as a very cool act, therefore it will help you to be very popular among others in our area. Having a dog may also increase your chances of being able to socialize with others.

Inseparable yet different

Although humans and dogs are quite inseparable especially in today’s times, their dietary patterns and nutrient requirements are significantly different. There are certain things that you should keep in mind to not give your dog as they are considered to be toxic to a dog’s health such s onions, garlic, grapes, alcohol and even chocolate. If you own a pet dog it is your responsibility to make sure that you keep these items and other food items that are harmful for your dog out of their reach.

What to include in their diet?

While these items have to be kept away from your dog, there are certain other items that you may, in fact you have to make sure that you include in their diet. For example, vegetables and grains that ere high in proteins, meat items such as beef, pork and chicken can be given. Sweet potatoes, spinach, potatoes, carrots and similar vegetables should also be given.

You might want to know, can you give a dog a cooked lamb bone? Well yes for sure. Lamb bones may contain many essential nutrients for your dog hence it is appropriate to consider them when thinking of what to feed your dog. If you feel like dog food is expensive, consider making them at home on your own.

A great relationship

When deciding the food items that you should be giving your dog, it is best to consult a vet before you reach the final conclusion. They are qualified and trained professionals therefore I am sure you will be able to get some insight as to what you should be giving and what you should not be giving.

Along with your dog’s dietary needs, pay attention to their emotional needs as well as this would help to deepen the bond you have with you dog.  Yes, they are animals, but they do have emotions and if you try to be a good friend to them with whom they would feel safe and secure you will be rewarded with a great relationship.

Carma Gatson
the authorCarma Gatson