The rains make everything beautiful, don’t they?
While the monsoon showers provide that much-needed respite from the scorching Indian summer, they may not be as welcoming for your pooch. You need to take extra care of your dog during the monsoon, as it can lead to the outbreak of many canine diseases — from skin infections to respiratory disorders and gastronomical issues. In this blog post, we explore how you can take care of your dog this rainy season.
As with firecracker noise during Diwali, dogs get anxious when they hear thunder and lightning. Monsoon showers are often accompanied by loud thunders which can scare your dog. To avoid this, create a safe place for your dog to go to when frightened e.g., leave a bedroom door open if he likes to sneak under the bed.
Keep your dog’s sleeping area free of mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, and bugs as these can lead to tick fever and other monsoon diseases.
6. Get your dog protective rain gear. If your dog has a history of skin-related allergies, you may want to consider making him wear a doggie raincoat.
7. Give your dog boiled water to help avoid all types of tummy issues.
8. De-worm your dog Monsoons lead to a rise in worm related diseases such as anemia, general debility anorexia, dullness of coat and many other complications.
9. Get your dog vaccinated before the monsoon begins.
Make monsoon just as romantic and enjoyable for your pooches. Keep them dry, safe and shower some extra love on them. Doing something special for your dog or have any other tips and tricks that could make our readers better pet-parents this season?
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