To bred a teacup dog, breeders pair the smallest dogs of the litter (runts of the litter) together. The health of these dogs is not important, only thing that matter is their size. Another way how you can bred a teacup dog is malnourish the puppy, which is againg, causing a lot of health related problems.
Teacup dogs are also too fragile for this world. They can be injured while playing with you or other dogs and they can even injure themselves by jumping down from the sofa.
Dogs life is short, too short. Most of the dogs have average lifespan between 10 to 15 years. But there are some proven ways how to make your dogs life better, healthier and longer.
Healthy diet is the most important thing. Do not buy the cheapest dog food from Walmart. If possible, try to buy no grain dog food. Especially avoid corn and wheat, which are common causes of allergies. Also try to buy dog food that has high amount of meat in it. Or you can feed your dogs with BARF diet.
Obesity is a big risk factor in your dogs health. And some veterinarians are saying, that more than 40% of dogs are overweight. Easy way how to keep your dog on its healthy weight is not to give him our humans food. Never. And closely monitor the amount of dog food we are giving to him. There are always feeding information on labels.
Take care about your dogs teeth. Its very common that dogs, especially the older ones, suffer from gum disease. If your dog will have bad bacterias in its mouth, it can cause a lot more serious problems like infections. And its not hard to brush your dogs teeth, there are special dog toothbrushes for this purpose.
Its important that your dog is having medication or vaccination against fleas, ticks and heartworms. These tiny creatures are spreading some very serious, sometimes even lifethreatening diseases. Vaccinations are not evil, they are helping dogs just as they help us. And today, you dont need to use chemical medications, there are a lot of natural remedies you can use.
Regular veterinarian visits can actually save your dogs life. Its important to monitor dogs health and it is giving the veterinarian chance to spotting any serious health problems before they become too serious. Even if you are sure that your dog is healthy, you should go for a regular vet visit.
I am sure you wondered, what is going inside your dogs brain when they are asleep. If you see your dog appear to running during sleep it just looks like they are dreaming about chasing something. But is this true? Do dogs really have dreams? We do not have ability to talk to dogs, so we cant ask them. But scientist are pretty sure, that dogs do dream during their deep sleep stage.
Its unlikely that dogs are dreams are complex and detailed just like ours. This is just guesses, but scientist believe, that dogs dream about things that are front of mind - protecting you from dangers, chasing birds or squirrels, or romping around with other pups at the dog park. We don’t know with certainty that dogs are dreaming, but the best evidence available supports the idea. And if they are in fact dreaming, we’ll never know for sure what they are dreaming about.
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People loves getting massage. And guess what, dogs like that too. It have lot of benefits for them, it can reduce anxiety and stress level, it can help healing your dog after injury, improves their body functions and it will make better human to dog bond.
It is important, that you will be doing massage on place without distractions. It can be on your garden or in your home, but i would not give my dog massage in a park full of people and other dogs. The massage must be very gentle. The human like massage might be too rough for a dog and he would not like it.
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