When you take on a pet dog, it should not be treated less than any member of your family. It is you the owner of this animal that should ensure the well being of your Dog. That well being includes making sure that your Dog keeps fit and healthy and that if any health issues arise, it is promptly dealt with. Many times animals will react different than us humans when they are experiencing some sort of illness. It is of good and useful knowledge to know and recognize signs of certain common illnesses in your pet dog.
If i should do a survey to find out how many persons love their pet i am sure that i would have 100% on the yes box ticked. Sometimes the unthinkable can happen to pet owners, they can either loose their pet as in the pet got lost, ran away, retired or stolen. But one of the saddest thing is that there are some pet owners who started out loving their pets and somewhere down the line they became neglectful of the animal. Thus resulting in some of these animals being rescued, ran away, die or adopted.
It is good to support many of these lost dogs home as they have saved so many pets, dogs, cats, and other animals. But organizations like these don't just run by themselves, these organizations need our support as pet owners and animal lovers to help find home, provide proper vet services and to provide food for many of these lost animals.
So what can you do at a Lost Dogs Home?
1. You can locate a lost pet
2. Report found Animals
3. Make a Donation
What Dog Walkers Do
For those of us who are unable to walk our dogs regular due to either illness or tight work regime, you can always hire a Dog Walker to do that on your behalf. A Dog Walker's profession is that involves a person walking with a dog. The dog is usually taken from from the dog's home and then returning the dog back to its home. Many individuals do this to earn a part time income while there are actual companies that supply persons to walk your dog.
What To Know When Dog Is To Be Walked.
Remember that these person who come to you to walk your dog are actually doing a job which you are paying them for. You must know if your dog is being walked individually or in groups. Remember not all types of Dogs love to socialize so close to each other. You must know the general route taken when your Dog is being walked. Some states require that before a person can engage in a Dog Walking Business, they must be licensed and have animal first-aid-trained employees.
Having someone walk your dog is actually a very good thing, it helps in keeping your dog healthy by doing these walking exercises. This helps to increase blood flow in your dog and even allows your dog to live longer years. Many dog owners simply bath, groom and feed their dogs and the whole thing about exercise is out of the question. Remember your dog loves to walk run and do just about any type of movement activity.
Dog Walker Skills
Some dog walkers do go the distance literally and will take your dog for some long walks and jogs too. Dog walkers also ensure that the animal is properly hydrated if out for long walks on very hot days. When choosing the right Dog Walker, you have to look at the persons physical attributes, as this is also critical in physically controlling the animals. Dog Walkers should have good animal training skills and exercise authority over the dogs they are in control of. Remember that your dog may not be the only dog being walked, the dog walker may have up to six dogs walking or more at the same time. He may have to deal with Dog fights and even the freedom runners. The freedom runner is any dog that has gotten away from the walker. The Dog walker would then have to catch that Dog before anything happens to it. Being strong and having physical stamina is necessary in this career.
Typical Dog Walker Requirements
Good Coordinating Skills
Has to be a potty picker
Must Love Animals