Eating turkey or the skin sometimes even a small amount can cause a life-threatening condition in pets known as pancreatitis. Foods that are healthy for people are poisonous to pets. Keep away from fatty foods that are hard for animals to digest including onions, raisins, and grapes. Buy Thanksgiving treats for pets. Chocolate can be harmful to pets. The artificial sweetener xylitol can be deadly if consumed by a dog or cat. Yeast dough causes problems for pets, painful gas, and potentially dangerous bloating.
Keep the trash away from your pets behind a locked door.
Keep decorative plants away some flowers can be toxic to pets.
If you believe your pet has eaten something it shouldn't have call your vet or the ASPCA Poison Control Hotline at 888-426-4435 or Pet Poison Helpline at 855-764-7661. Signs to look for vomiting, diarrhea, pain, depression, and changes in behavior.
Your dog will probably enjoy the opportunity to savor different flavors throughout the year. You can rotate weekly or monthly. This approach helps prevent overexposure to a single kind of protein, and it can help alleviate issues such as allergies. It's good to give your dog what's in the season spring veggies like peas and carrots. Summertime fresh spinach, a small amount of sweet corn from your garden. Autumn fiber-rich pumpkin or squash. Winter legumes, sweet potatoes, and potatoes.
German Shorthaired Pointer bred for hunting excellent jogging companion, energetic. Labrador Retriever, friendly and good jogging companion.
Border Collies, are very energetic and need plenty of exercise. Excellent jogging companion. Vizsla loves to go on long-distance runs, is energetic, and makes an excellent running partner. Weimaraner, agile and muscular excellent jogging partner. Australian Shepherd, very intelligent and active, thrives on physical activity, excellent jogging partner.
Be sure your dog does not have any health issues before you take it for a run otherwise see a vet. The distance you should run your dog depends on the breed, age, overall health, and fitness level. The dog should be at least a year old before you can run with it. Build up gradually. Start with shorter distances and gradually increase the running distance as the fitness level improves. Monitor your dog during and after each run. Look for signs of discomfort, fatigue, or distress, stop running, and give your dog cool water. Allow the dog to rest. Avoid running your dog during the hottest parts of the day. Hot pavement could injure the paw pad. Check the pavement and place the back of your hand on it if it is hot for you, it's too hot for your pet paws.
Run early in the morning or in the cooler evening.
Professional Pet Sitting Services offered in the Upper to Mid-Pinellas County Area