Now the weather is getting colder, and the temperature is different, and the dog has different attention. When the weather gets cold, please don’t raise a dog like this, this is undoubtedly harmful to the dog.
1. Do not deworm dogs
Many shovelers feel that the temperature has dropped, the weather has become colder, and the parasites are no longer active, so they will neglect the dog’s deworming work.
But in fact, parasites are everywhere, even if the weather is cold, dogs can also be infected with parasites.
After the dog is infected with parasites, there may be problems such as hair loss, body wasting, anemia, and loosening, which will make the dog’s body worse, which is undoubtedly harmful to the dog.
Therefore, even if the weather becomes cold, it is necessary to deworm the dog regularly, it is recommended that in vitro deworming once a month, in vivo deworming every three months.
2. Let the dog roast the fire next to the stove
As the weather gets colder, many rural areas may use firewood to heat up, and at the same time, they will let dogs gather around the stove to bake the fire, which is also bad for dogs.
In fact, baking fire heating is easy to produce a large amount of carbon monoxide, which is not very good for the body of people and pets, so be sure not to surround the stove for a long time.
There is also the dog, like a child, does not know the danger at all, sometimes the weather is too cold, it will approach the fire source in order to be warm, which is easy to be burned.
3. Wear layers and layers of clothing for the dog
When the weather gets cold, many shovelers will worry that the dog will catch a cold, so they put on layers of clothing for the dog.
But dogs are different from humans, their fur is actually clothes, can help them resist the cold, if you give it more clothes, this will only interfere with the dog’s own temperature regulation system, so that the dog’s physique deteriorates.
In fact, dogs with strong bodies or thick hair do not need to wear clothes at all, if they are puppies, elderly dogs, and sick dogs, you can wear a loose dress for it when the weather is cold.
4. Let the dog lie on the ground
Many dogs are used to lying on the ground, which may be their nature, but when the weather gets cold, the shovel officer still tries not to let the dog lie directly on the ground.
Because the floor is relatively cool, if the dog sticks its stomach to the ground for a long time, it is easy to get cold, resulting in diarrhea and loosening, which is also bad for its stomach.
When the weather gets cold, it’s best for pet owners to put a blanket on the dog.
5. Let the dog drink snow water
Now that the weather has become cold, some places in the north have begun to snow, and some pet owners may directly let the dog drink snow water in order to covet convenience, which is undoubtedly harmful to the dog.
First of all, the temperature of the snow water is very low, which will irritate the dog’s stomach, resulting in stomach pain, diarrhea, loosening and other problems in the dog.
There is also that the current environment is not good, the snow water is not clean, or even polluted, the snow water may have a lot of harmful substances, let the dog drink the snow water directly, isn’t it harming it?
It is recommended to feed the dog water, preferably cool boiled water, if the dog does not like to drink water, you can put some delicious freeze-dried snacks in the water bowl, which can attract the dog to drink water.
6. Feed the dog a lot of food
When the weather is cold, the dog will burn fat to keep warm, so the energy consumption is relatively fast, so many pet owners will feed the dog in large quantities and raise the dog like a pig.
But the dog originally cold weather, exercise less, and then eat so much, it is easy to have obesity problems, and excessive obesity will lead to a series of diseases, so the pet owner must control the dog’s feeding amount, can eat less meals, let the dog keep 7-8 points full.
Conclusion: What do you think the weather is getting cold, what do you need to pay attention to when raising a dog?