The pet owner has a responsibility of taking care of the pet. Health does not only include feeding of pet with food and drinks. Just like the member of the family, an individual should ensure that he takes care of the lifespan of a pet.
Any time a dog needs some care in regards to the health, an individual is required to take action. An individual should ensure that the pet take the dose if 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. There are different techniques that an individual can use when giving pills to dogs.
A method of mixing pill with food is a way an individual can give the pill to the dog. 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. Finishing the food by the dog should be enhanced b an individual. The result of the dog not finishing the food could be the pill not taken. Individual has the responsibility of making sure that the dogs are in a position of completing the meal so that the dose can be taken.
One can decide to put a piece of pill in between the food taken by the dog. A meal without pill should be given to the dog during the first round. The pill should be put on the food during the second round. With this, the dog will be able to take the pill without any challenge. However, some dogs may refuse to take the treat with the pill during the second round as it will be tasteless. A trick for this is discovered by individuals who are pill pocket. For this, it means that they are using some treats whereby they are in a position of inserting the pill on a treat so that the dog can take.
Distinguishing of pills and means is known by the dogs. You will, therefore, realize that they are trying to separate the food from the pill. Placing the pill on the mouth of the dog will only be the option in case this happens. If you are giving a pill to a dog that has been used n cuddling, it will be an easy task. A person is required to lift the snout with the use of one hand. The raising of the snout will result to a dog opening the mouth. At this point, an individual should place the pill right behind the tongue of the dog as he closes the mouth. Having done this, the dog will swallow the pill.