10 Simple Things You Can Do To Make Your Dog Live Longer
by Dog Health Tips: Pet Care
Published: a year ago
|Updated: a year ago
Advancements in understanding of dogs’ nutritional needs and developed veterinary medicine increase the life span of our beloved furry friends. Though dogs' average life spans depend on their size.
Dogs are man’s best friends and, as a well wisher, you do wish for better health of your dog. Here, we will describe 10 simple things you can do to make your dog live longer. So without further ado let's get started:
Provide a healthy and balanced diet to your dog. As dogs are omnivores, it is important that they receive nutrients from both meat and plants.
Try to give your dog proper supplements if necessary. Supplements for conditions like arthritis and vision issues can help keep their coats and nails healthy and strong.
Keep your dog at a healthy weight as overweight or obese dogs are at higher risk for a whole host of diseases, including high blood pressure, kidney disease, heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer.
Make sure your dog gets at least 30 minutes of exercise every day. But keep that in mind, don't over do it.
Give your dog toys that have food in them so that they need to do some work to get the food out. It will keep their brain active.
Brush your dog's teeth every week for good oral health.