Owning a dog begets great responsibility and it becomes much more challenging if you are a first-time parent. You must take some preparation, must be dedicated and willing to learn.
Like many other aspects of raising a dog, hygiene is a vital part for maintaining the good health of your little friend. If you are aware of your dog’s hygiene, it will increase your pet’s energy level, happiness, and overall health.
So, here are 15 Dog Hygiene Tips for First-Time Pet Parents that might be helpful for you.
Let’s enroll them and ensure the safety of your dog!
Purchase high quality food containers and a water feeder.
Never keep your dog food open or exposed.
Bathe your dog at least once every two to three months.
Cut its nails on a preplanned schedule.
Clean your pet’s ears.
Brush your dog’s teeth on a regular basis. If brushing seems difficult, provide dental chew toys/treats to your dog to make dental hygiene easier.
If your dog’s fur is thick, regularly check beneath them.
Wash your dog’s things like toys once a week.
Take your little friend to a professional dog groomer.
Keep your home clean. Don’t forget to keep the trash secured.
Be careful about household toxins and keep your pet away from them.
Ensure a healthy living place for your dog.
Protect your dog from all sorts of insects such as ticks and fleas.
Avoid the tendency of overfeeding your dog because it will adversely affect its health and happiness.
Allergies may develop in your dog. So regularly watch for the signs of allergies.