How can I keep my dog healthy?

Posted on: September 09, 2013

Keeping Your Dog Healthy

Your dog can help keep you happy and healthy, and we know you want to return the favor. What is the best food for your dog? How often should you exercise him? The diet and activity requirements for dogs differ between breeds. Knowing the unique needs of your dog is the first step toward maintaining his health.

Choosing the Right Dog Food

Select a dog food that is designed for your dog’s health. Take his size, weight, breed and age into consideration when searching for the perfect food.

Adequate Exercise

There’s no substitute for a nice long walk. Many dogs require regular exercise in order to stay healthy and in shape. Learning about the activity level of your dog can help you better understand how much exercise he needs. Purina Pro Plan created an app that can help you do that.

Make Regular Visits to Your Veterinarian

It’s important to understand the health problems your dog may be at risk for. Some of the most common health problems for dogs have simple explanations, but a visit to your veterinarian is always the best way to confirm what’s really going on and assure that your dog gets the best treatment available.

Hopefully this brief overview will help you discover the first steps to your dog’s health and well-being.

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