Eating habits

Knowing the factors that affect normal eating habits in dogs helps the owner to discover any unusual behavior, and so to deduce whether the change arises from the dog itself (if it is ill, for example), from the food, or from an environmental factor. Basic Principles The Most Frequent Eating Problems

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Basics of nutrition

Basics of nutrition Every living creature must eat. In the dog’s case, it is the owner who must be responsible for daily providing perfectly balanced meals. To have a long and happy life, a dog needs food that provides the approximately 50 known essential nutrients in the correct proportions. Dogs are not people, and it is not good for them

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Identification

Identification Given the rising population and the fact that people are more mobile, which increases the risk of losing a domestic animal, all dogs should be properly identified so that they can be reunited with their owner as quickly as possible. Tatooing Electronic Identification of the Dog

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Planning your Dog’s Vaccinations

Vaccinology Planning your Dog’s Vaccinations Initial Vaccinations Boosters – Rabies: Annually, required – Leptospirosis: Annually, required, possibly twice a year in high-risk areas – Distemper, infectious hepatitis, parvovirus: One year after first vaccination, then every two years. Other Vaccinations – Kennel Cough: Two initial vaccinations plus annual booster – Babesiosis: Two initial vaccinations plus annual booster When and how should

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About boxer. Coat and colors

About boxer Coat and colors

Coat and colors The Boxer is a short-haired breed, with a shiny, smooth coat that lies tight to the body. The recognized colors are fawn and brindle, frequently with a white underbelly and white on the feet. Boxers with white markings covering more than one-third of their coat – conventionally called “white” Boxers – are neither albino nor rare; approximately

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