An aging dog, like older people, requires special care. So you can extend the life of the pet, ease its condition. Spaniels begin to age from the age of 8 and after that require special attention. Very often, signs of serious illness in older dogs are attributed to old age.
The reason for visiting a veterinarian at any age should be:
– thirst, lack of appetite and weight loss;
– involuntary urination;
– chronic diarrhea and vomiting;
– general exhaustion;
– limping; Continue reading
In connection with the rapid development of medicine and the expansion of the ability to diagnose diseases of internal organs in animals, it turned out that liver diseases are very common and often cause the death of pets. As you know, spaniels are no exception and very often suffer from liver diseases.
If there is a suspicion of a disease, the spaniel should be shown to the veterinarian who will conduct an examination and, if an ailment is found, will give recommendations for its treatment and select effective drugs.
Treatment of hepatopathy consists in maintaining the vital activity of the animal until the liver cells begin to recover. After identifying, eliminating the cause of the disease and starting its therapy, cell regeneration Continue reading
Many dog breeders believe that keeping spaniels in an apartment is highly undesirable. They explain this by the fact that being in an enclosed space for a long time turns a spaniel intended for hunting into a decorative dog. In addition, they argue that a long stay in the apartment contributes to the development of many diseases in the pet.
On the other hand, keeping the spaniel in the yard all year round is also not necessary, because in the cold season he can catch a cold. The most optimal options are a booth or a summer aviary in the yard, which saves the owners of spaniels from the need to walk their pets. Continue reading
Puppies that are in a new family are very often autistic. Spaniels prone to autistic behavior require special treatment from the owner and household. For example, an autistic spaniel cannot be left alone for a long time, as the pet will become anxious. The most common signs of autism are: the dog does not tolerate even the shortest separation from the owner, everywhere follows his owner, does not show a desire to communicate with dogs on a walk, etc.
Such a problem can occur in dogs that were taken in a shelter. They could be autistic as a result of the mistreatment of their past owners or other people. In addition, this disease can be inherited.
If the spaniel behaves as follows, then we can conclude that he is autistic:
1. Barks, howls and gets nervous in the absence of owners in the house. The dog begins to think that the owners left Continue reading
Often owners of spaniels are faced with the problem of being overweight in their pets. The danger of obesity and the most effective methods for losing weight spaniel will be described in this article.
Mostly, dogs begin to gain weight due to the large amount of food consumed and low activity. Calories from food are not wasted, but converted to fat. The spaniel begins to overeat, if he is bored, he is very greedy or he is simply over fed by the “caring” owners, not realizing that a small piece of goodies for a person is a bunch of extra calories for the spaniel. Proper nutrition of the spaniel is a guarantee of its good health. The spaniel needs to lose weight if you feel the ribs with your palms while palming the dog.
Obese spaniels tend to live less than dogs of normal weight, and get sick much more often. Extra pounds Continue reading