Dog Care Essentials 1

Posted by wadmin on Monday, March 10, 2014

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Your dog gives you a lifetime of unconditional love, loyalty, and friendship. In return, she counts on you to provide

her with food, water, safe shelter, regular veterinary care, exercise, companionship, and more. Take care of one of the essentials today, and you’ll be assured to develop a rewarding relationship with your canine companion.

External Identification. Outfit your dog with a collar and ID tag that includes your name, address, and telephone number. No matter how careful you are, there’s a chance your companion may become lost—an ID tag greatly increases the chance that your pet will be returned home safely. The dog’s collar should not be tight; it should fit so two fingers can slip easily under his collar.

Microchip Identification. Have your dog microchipped by your veterinarian. Microchip ID will ensure that your dog will be returned to you if he is lost, even if his collar came off. When scanned by a veterinarian or animal shelter, your phone number, address and other vital information will show and you can be contacted.

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