Man’s favorite pet | Keeping yourself and your dog healthy

There is no doubt that a dog is man’s favorite pet. Dogs are a symbol for honesty, integrity and fun. These animals are accepted and considered as pets in almost all parts of the world. However, their domestication roots ranges from all areas of service down to simple household domestication.  Regardless Dogs are man’s best friend and part of the family.

Healthy dog, healthy owner,

Keeping your pet Dog  healthy in turn will keep you healthy

Owing a Dog will help you stay active. The research by the American Journal of Public Health found this to be a fact. Dogs love to run and walk and it’s their primary means of play that keep their owner’s active.  Regular walks and frequent exercise can be enjoyed in almost any park, beach or even a hike in the mountains.  If you love the outdoors, chances are your dog will too.

Be sure to always keep stock of your Dog Supplies as you can never be short of toys to play with!  From Balls to Pools for those hot days, dogs are active and so you will be too!

Owning a dog lowers blood pressure and stress.  Many studies have shown that having a dog in the household reduces stress and anxiety among their owners.  As Dogs tend to absorb negative energy and diffuse it’s effects on their surrounding humans.

Owners with Dogs laugh more and they definitely will give you a great laughs at times. Laughter is the best medicine to cure depression and work pressure. The dogs can make you laugh just by observing their behaviors and personality.  Many say that most owners resemble their dogs, and in a way it’s true.

Most Popular Breeds

There are many breeds of dogs, which can be taken as pets. Few are short, few are furry, and few are big and fluffy. Whatever the breed, every dog has a home in someone’s heart.

The Secret Life of Pets Always check with your local shelter, as I’m certain you will find your life companion there before looking at a breeder.  When sourcing a breeder, make certain they are not a puppy mill or over breed for the sake of money vs. caring for life itself.

Most popular dog breeds among pet owners

LABRADOR RETRIEVER

My Pet Dog Bestwaytohealth.comAn extremely intelligent, family-friendly dog, the Labrador Retriever continues to be the most popular breed in the United States. This versatile hunting breed comes in three colors: yellow, black and chocolate. Because of their desire to please their master they excel as guide dogs for the blind, and are a welcome part of search and rescue teams and used in narcotics detection with law enforcement.

 

GERMAN SHEPHERD

My Pet Dog Bestwaytohealth.comGenerally considered the finest all-purpose workers, German Shepherd Dogs are large, agile, muscular dogs of noble spirit and high intelligence. They are deep chested, solid dogs, and move very quickly with great speed.  The German Shepherd’s natural gait is a free, easy trot. But when duty calls they can turn it up and reach great velocity. Standing as high as 26 inches at the shoulder and built like a brick house, the German Shepherd Dog when viewed in outline presents a picture of smooth, graceful curves rather than angles and is easily recognizable.

BULLDOGS

My Pet Dog Bestwaytohealth.comKnown for their loose-jointed, and progressive gait with their massive, short-faced head, the Bulldog is known to be a dignified breed. A medium-sized dog but not your typical lap dog, but would like to be! They are one of the most popular breeds due to their lovable and gentle dispositions and adorable wrinkles. The Bulldog may be brindle, white, red, fawn, fallow or piebald.

 

BEAGLES

My Pet Dog Bestwaytohealth.comA very good option for new family and children, and not only are Beagles excellent hunting dogs and loyal companions, they are also happy, funny, and thanks to their pleading expression, cute. They were bred to hunt in packs so they enjoy the company of other dogs and of people as well. Beagles love to follow their noses, which can sometimes get them into sticky situations. These dogs are fairly easy to care for, but they do need to run around and let off steam.  Another reason to get a beagle.  It’s about staying healthy right?

 

POODLES

My Pet Dog Bestwaytohealth.comThough often equated to the beauty with no brains, they are exceptionally smart, active and excel in obedience training. The breed comes in three size varieties, which may contribute to why Poodle is one of the most popular breeds. Poodles can be a variety of solid colors, including white, black, apricot and gray.

 

 

Common health issues of a dog as a pet

 

Like many animals, Dogs have many issues with their health. There is a need to provide of proper care and understanding some of the most common issues is vital for your mutual health.  A great guide for Dog Health: How to prevent the 20 most common health problems of your dog  will help with many worries.

EAR INFECTIONS

This is the common problem in lot of dogs, and it can get very severe over a short period

HEARTWORM

A parasite that creates a lot of problem for a dog and can be fatal over time if not caught early.

CANCER

This is not common but can have a lot of impact on owner’s pocket, as the cure is costly.

DIARRHEA

A common bad food issue or contaminated water leads to this problem.

CATARACTS

A major problem, which will eventually cause your pet to go blind. It is very painful for the pet considering they depend on vision for their skills.

ARTHRITIS

Common problem and will make your dog suffer

KENNEL COUGH

Again a common problem and can be cured very easily

OBESITY

Funny but true, some of the dogs suffer from this problem.

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