Perfect course for imperfect dog owners

Perfect course for imperfect dog owners
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Perfect course for imperfect dog owners

Dogs are an integral part of human society on every inhabited continent on Earth. They drive livestock and protect it; police property; scent and detect illicit substances; haul sleds; retrieve game; guide the blind; search for and rescue the lost and injured; comfort the lonely; hear for the deaf; or simply add a sparkling natural reality to the lives of hundreds of millions of people throughout the world.

As we move from an agrarian to an urban culture, dogs are in many ways one of our last and most important links with the natural world. We get pleasure from caring for our gardens and for our pets.

This e-course on “Perfect course for imperfect dog owners” emphasizes the pet owner to offer good care to his or her pet and also gives solutions for unresolved problems.

 

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Course Intro Video

Lessons

  1. Dogs need different diets at different ages. Yes. This is true. For example, the puppy needs milk as the major food item while an adult dog may need beef or chicken in addition to the boiled egg and milk. So depending on the age factor, the diet schedule varies in reality for the dogs like any other species.
  2. Lesson 3: Vitamin and mineral supplements

    Vitamin and mineral supplements are the most important components in any dog’s feeding.
  3. Lesson 4: Boredom and variety

    Boredom and variety are always interconnected in case of dog misbehaving.
  4. Lesson 5: Cost of feeds

    The cost of dog feed is one factor that is most important in the case of feeding of dogs with different kinds of food items.
  5. Lesson 6: Dry Vs. Canned food

    These types of food materials are different with different grades of liking by the dogs.
  6. Lesson 7: Home made diets

    Homemade diets are important in the dog feeding.
  7. Lesson 8: Food allergies

    Food allergies are something that is difficult to identify unless one is well aware of the baseline information with regard to this type of allergy.
  8. Lesson 9: How much should I feed my dog?

    Many people will give different types of answers based on their experience with their dogs.
  9. This often becomes an important question asked by many dog lovers and dog owners. If it is a puppy within an age of the first six weeks, the puppies need to be given milk at the rate of five to seven times per day.
  10. Lesson 11: Signs of Ill health

    Signs of ill health are the most important signs of the health status in your dogs.
  11. Lesson 12: Heart worm, fleas and other parasites

    Heart worm, fleas and other parasites in dogs need to be eliminated by following appropriate medications in them.
  12. Lesson 13: Heart worm prevention

    Beef flavored chunks are available in addition to the beef flavored tablets or solutions that can be given orally to the dogs as a measure against the incidence of heartworms.
  13. Lesson 14: Common questions about heart worm

    The common questions about heartworm are often related to the species affected by heartworms in addition to the dogs.
  14. Lesson 16: Do parasites cause “Scooting”?

    Parasites too cause the shooting. Shooting is an anal sac disease.
  15. Lesson 17: Preventing dental disease

    Preventing dental disease is an important feature, which is to be paid more emphasis by the dog lovers or dog owners.
  16. Lesson 18: Home dental care

    Home dental care is to be given more emphasis nowadays because of the fact that the dental diseases are emerging in the case of pet animals like dogs to a greater extent.
  17. Lesson 19: Veterinary dental treatments

    Veterinary dental treatments are more important.
  18. Lesson 20: The importance of the physical examination

    The importance of the physical examination need not be underestimated in case of dogs.
  19. Lesson 21: Why are regular check-ups important?

    Why are regular check-ups important? Every dog owner asks this type of question, often. If you failed to do the regular check-ups, then the dog may end up having some major diseases that you don't know about.
  20. Lesson 22: What happens during an examination?

    This question often looks so simple but holds more meanings in that.
  21. Lesson 23: How often should my pet be examined?

    Most of the dog owners try to find this answer in a serious manner.
  22. Lesson 24: How to administer medicine

    Most of the times, the dogs are so intelligent to find out the drug mixed water or food materials offered to them by the dog owners.
  23. Lesson 25: Nursing a sick dog

    Nursing a sick dog is one of the vital measures that a dog owner needs to understand.
  24. Lesson 26: Vaccinations

    Vaccinations need to be undertaken always by the pet owners and the dogs need to be vaccinated at the appropriate time.
  25. Lesson 27: Common questions about vaccinations

    Common questions about vaccinations are to be understood by the dog owners, as a priority.
  26. Lesson 28: Spaying and neutering

    Spaying and neutering of dogs are highly wanted if you don’t want to breed the dogs and however, these activities need to be carried out by qualified veterinarians specialized in pet care and management.
  27. Lesson 29: Spaying of the Female dog

    Spaying of the female dog is undertaken to control the unwanted pregnancy by crossing of some unknown or country or non-descript dogs.
  28. Lesson 30: Surgical neutering of the male dog

    Surgical neutering of the male dog is important in helping the dog owners to control the male dog’s aggressive behavior.
  29. Lesson 31: Pet health insurance

    Pet health insurance is highly required nowadays because of the escalating cost factors pertaining to the health maintenance in dogs and other animals.
  30. Lesson 32: Clipping a dog

    Many dog owners generally think of clipping as only a mechanical activity. Few understand that clipping a dog is an art.
  31. Lesson 33: First steps in grooming

    Grooming is one of the important activities to be known well by the dog owner. If the dog owner is not aware of the grooming, then the dog may encounter many types of diseases.
  32. Lesson 34: Bathing a dog

    Bathing a dog needs to be given more emphasis.
  33. Lesson 35: Pet Identification

    Pet identification is highly required in these days because of the need for the licensing of the dog in a proper manner and to reduce the numbers of the stray dog menace in streets.

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