A dog is one of the pets that you rarely miss in any homestead. People are treated with tender care. Folks are keeping dogs for company rather than scaring thieves as it was the case some years back. A the spirited campaign has been done to sensitize people to give dogs a high-quality treatment.
People put a lot of effort to treat a sick dog. The illnesses are not the same kind as some are more severe than the others.
It is extremely hard to treat a sickness that has persisted for quite a long time. Chronic illness puts a pet owner in a very disturbing state. We shall discuss scenarios that one goes through when handling a dog that is having a chronic illness and how to cope.
Cats are difficult to treat more than dogs. You may think that it is as easy as putting the medicine in a piece of meat and tossing to the dog. It may not be automatic for terminally sick dog.
The sick dog can suspect there is a foreign thing put into the food by smelling it. The reason is because the medicine may have been given to the dog numerous times. This will make the dog fail to accept the food.
Do not give the food in the same pattern always. It is very easy for a dog to suspect of foreign materials in its food if you give it food at the same time every day. To manage their rejection, you can wrap the drugs with dog pill pockets that cannot be smelt by dogs.
You can easily get tired while treating a dog that never seems to recover. This is because it is time-consuming to take care of the pet. You are supposed to have a good schedule which you administer drugs and request the veterinary officer to visit after certain intervals.
You need to have several reminders as pertaining the time you give the dog medication. It is easy to forget if you don’t have something to remind you as the mind has so many issues to think about.
Everyone should take insurance for their pets to cater for them when they are sick. Insurance companies all over the world are very hesitant when it comes to insuring a chronic illness. Many insurers just ensure the pet for some time, and it is insured for a limited amount.
Thus even when you have taken up insurance you may have to dig deep into your pocket to pay for treatment. Have a consent with the pet’s vet to be giving him some money for the pet within a certain period.
Thus, in case you want to treat the dog and have no money currently, you can be confident your pet will be treated. This is a wise way of handling emergencies before they come.
Treating a chronically sick dog is quite hard but you can cope if you observe the steps discussed here.