How to Take Care of a Dog

How to Take Care of a Dog

The care of the dog's mantle present differences depending on its breed. Some dogs require more attention depending on the length and thickness of their hair.

The dog's hygiene has three objectives:

  • To protect people, children and adults who are close to the animal because some parasites and infections could be transmitted to them.
  • Observe the dog regularly in order to be able to detect any anomalies that could generate more serious symptoms.
  • Taking good care of the dog and its hygiene will allow us to guarantee it a long and happy life.

We propose a brief anatomical description of the animal's different parts, in order to be able to understand their functions, the care it needs and the different diseases that could arise in the case that the animal does not have a proper hygiene.

Necessary Material to Take Care of a Dog: The owner of the dog needs specific material: scissors, tweezers, medicine, bandage, etc. This does not mean that we will not need to go to the vet.

The Medic Kit: It is useful to have different first aid instruments and medicine at home. The first aid kit should have the following material:

  • Gauze
  • Alcohol
  • Iodine
  • Tape
  • Bandage
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Disinfectant soap
  • Disinfectant spray
  • Serum to clean the eyes
  • Antibiotic cream or liquid


  • Plucking tweezers for ticks, thorns, etc.
  • Nail clipper
  • 2 ml syringes in order to administrate liquid medicine.
  • Scissors (small)
  • A small board in the case of a lesion.

Complementary Medicine

  • A bottle of ether (against ticks)
  • Intestinal protector against diarrhea
  • A small box of antibiotics

The Anti Parasite Equipment

  • An anti parasite pump or fogger
  • Repellent against bugs

Medicine: We will classify the products according to the different ways they affect the dog. Dog Skin Problems

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