Properly caring for your Poodle
When your Poodle is young you should start with regular visits to the veterinarian and then maintain a regular checkup at least once or twice a year to make sure you dog is kept in healthy condition. An important part of the veterinarian visits is to stay current on vaccinations, which can help prevent serious conditions such as infectious diseases, rabies, parvo virus, distemper and hepatitis.
It is extremely important to have a licensed veterinarian do vaccinations for the Poodle since they are one of the breeds that are particularly prone to problems caused by over vaccination. Doing a home health check to monitor Poodle health is very important since it can help identify problems early.
To keep your Poodle healthy you need to practice good preventative Poodle health care. It will help you to minimize the severity and likelihood of any health problems. Home health exams are only a part of preventative Poodle health care. The other part relies on providing good nutrition and enough exercise. The best preventative care for your pet is to work along with your veterinarian.
While your Poodle is young you should start your regular veterinarian visits and then maintain checkups at least once to twice a year so your dog can stay in a healthy condition. The most important part of veterinarian visits is to stay current on vaccinations since it helps prevent serious conditions such as infectious diseases, rabies, parvo virus, distemper and hepatitis. For the Poodle it is extremely important that vaccinations are done by a licensed veterinarian since this is a breed that is particularly prone to problem that result from over vaccination.
The teeth are also important and they should be white and free of tartar buildup. Make sure you know your dog's normal gum color since pale gums is a sign of a serious problem. Whenever you notice something out of the ordinary on your pet's home health check then you should take them to your veterinarian as soon as possible.
The eyes should always be bright with little to no discharge. You also want to look inside your dog's ears for any signs of redness or swelling. Some signs of an ear infection that you should be on the lookout for include brown waxy debris or a bad odor. The teeth are also important and they should be white and free of tartar buildup.
Have your pet spayed or neutered is also very important since it helps your pet to live a longer, healthier life while being better behaved. Pets that are fixed also are less likely to get cancer. You can ensure you dog has a long and healthy life by practicing proper preventative Poodle health care.