Things You Should Never Do To Your Dog | Dogalize
Dog owners always want the best for their puppies and try to be the best parents on earth, but sometimes even the most caring dog mum or dog dad do things that are just no good for our furry friends or they neglet things that shouldn’t be taken for granted. A few examples:
Leave Your Dog Alone In The Car
Leaving a dog unattended in a car is an awful idea, both in summer or winter or wathever. In the warmer months, the car may quickly become an oven and make your dog lethargic, overheated and sick. If left alone for too long, a dog can even die. Additionally, dog alone in a car is a target for thieves.
Make A Dog Live Outside
The outdoors are precious to dogs. They should always have access to outdoor space where they could roam free and breathe some fresh air. On the other hand, dogs need a warm spot to sleep and comfortable places to live, as well ad human attention and interaction. Dogs should never be forced to live outside year round.
Neglect Dental Care
Neglected dental care can lead to infections of the oral tract, which can turn into more serious health issues. The American Veterinary Medical Association has stated that only 2% of pets receive proper dental care. Ask your vet about the most suitable products and methods and get into the habit of regular dental care.
Hit A Dog
Hitting a dog as for punishment is wrong. It gets things worst because your dog is likely to react aggressively as a form of defense. It may ends up affecting your relationship with your dog and proper training.
Ignore Your Dog’s Feelings
Recent scientific studies have shown that dogs feel and understand emotions. They are capable of feeling love and excitement as well as anger and depression. Owners have to be aware of this and behave according their pets’ feelings.
Skip Veterinary Visits
There are some people who believe they can self diagnose their dog’s issue online and not seek veterinary care. The Internet can be a great source of advice and information, but it should never take the expert vets place. In case of heath issues seeking veterinary care is of utmost importance.
Use A Crate For Punishment
If you put your dog in a crate after he does something you don’t like, he learns that the crate is a bad place and he will not associate it as a safe spot. You want the crate to be a positive experience, so never use it to scold your dog or punish him.
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