Pet Dog

Positives and Negatives of Keeping a Pet Dog

Have you ever thought hard about owning your own dog?

On one side there is the “Pro”, the positions in favor:

The very first point in support of keeping a pet dog will be the companionship of a family dog, which is very well known. Don’t forget the age old saying that: “A dog is man’s best friend”. I think most people would agree with that..

A 2nd point in favor can be their guarding abilities. Even if a dog is completely harmless and would never actually defend its owner, it will usually look and sound fierce enough to put off an attacker, and of course by barking a dog raises the owner’s awareness of an intruder’s presence.

The 3rd supporting point is perhaps not the most obvious, but should not be underestimated. A dog makes its owner physically healthier, by requiring its owner to get out walking daily, with all but the smallest lap dog breeds.
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12 Things That a Pet Dog Should Not Eat

Despite various recommendations by pet experts for avoiding some eating habits of our dogs, sometimes we overlook or simply do not believe in them.
Here are those twelve things you should never let your dog eat. Some seem obvious, but the statistics say that for many pet owners are not clear about what to do.

1. Huesos:
The bones are bad for animals. If the dog can chew or break it with his teeth, the risk that key splinter in your dog’s mouth, pharynx, stomach or intestine is very high. Never give chicken bones and if you give one, which has to be a practically a beef cartilage.

2. Chocolate:
Because it contains theobromine, a small piece of chocolate can cause vomiting, diarrhea and hyperactivity at first and then from 4 to 6 hours of death from stroke and end of your arteries. A bowel prep is an option but in the hands of the veterinarian.
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