Do you care your dog enough? Especially in winter, dogs need more care than anytime, such as their legs, their skins, their fur and their appetites. Actually, cold weather normally make people eat more, however, dog’s stomach is different from human.
Normally dogs will eat grass to cleanse out their systems. It is the natural method for dogs to cure their upset stomachs. But if you will find that the dog feeder of him left much food in it, and he doesn’t feel like eating grass either, you need to pay attention on this stuff. Some common causes for upset stomach are not that serious; others required immediate attention. Here are some situations and tips for your dog’s upset stomach.
A decreased appetite in dogs is often a sign of sickness, especially if your dog is exhibiting other symptoms at the same time. Although a loss of appetite in dogs does not necessarily indicate serious disease, prompt veterinary attention is important because it could be a sign of significant illness.
Destructive chewing can cause your pup to ingest dangerous objects, such as string, rubber, toys, mulch and twigs will cause internal damage, blockages and generally upset tummies. Blockages typically cause more symptoms than a bellyache. So, you’d better keep an eye on your pup, teach him some commands like Stop, Drop It and Leave It. meanwhile, place the dangerous items he might chew and swallow out of reach. Let him stay in the crate when you go to work.
Recent vaccination and unfamiliar surroundings are also reasons that your dog will have upset stomach. During these special times, remember to keep your pup hydrated and ask advices from vet.
Unfitted snack like chocolate, onions, candy, grapes and garlic are just a few type of food that cause canine belly aches and potentially even life-threatening symptoms. You should research ask vet or research what foods are unacceptable for dogs to consume and keep medication and chemicals out of reach to avoid a toxin-induced upset stomach.
Last but not least, visit your vet regularly and ask vet more about dog stuff that let your dog becomes healthier.