Taking care of the pet is the responsibility of a pet owner. Health does not necessary means the feeding of pet with food and drink. It is the role of an individual to ensure that he takes care of the lifespan of the pet just as that of any family member.
If there is a need for health care; it is essential for an individual to take care of the pet. Daily the taking of the dosage should be ensured by an individual if the dog is under medication. It should be noted by an individual that when it comes to giving the pill to a dog, it is a challenging task. Different method can be used by an individual to give pills to the dog.
Mixing meals with pills is one way that can be used. For every meal taken by the dog, it should be mixed with a pill. In the process of feeding, the dog will be able to take the pill. It should be the role of an individual to ensure that the dog can finish the meal. Remember, if the dog fails to finish the meal, there will be a possibility that the pill could be in the remaining part of the food. So that the dose can be taken, there should be an effort from individuals to ensure that the dog finishes the food.
Another method that is used by individual to ensure that the dog takes the pill is by hiding a small piece of the pill in between the food. During the first round, an individual should ensure that he gives the dog a meal without the pill. During the second round, an individual should ensure that there is a pill on the food. With this, the dog will be able to take the pill without any challenge. With the second round food being tasteless, some dogs may refuse to take the food. A trick for this is discovered by individuals who are pill pocket. For this, it means that a pill will be inserted into a treat and the dog will take.
It is good for individual to be aware that can tell the pill and the treat. It should therefore not shock an individual if he sees the dog separating pills from meals. Placing the pill on the mouth of the dog will only be the option in case this happens. The dogs that have been used to cuddle will give an individual an easy task as they are used it. A person is required to lift the snout with the use of one hand. After raising the snout, you will notice that the dog will be opening the mouth wide . The placing of the pill should be done behind the tongue by an individual. The dog will be in a position of swallowing the pill.