The pet owner has a responsibility of taking care of the pet. Health does not only include feeding of pet with food and drinks. It is the role of an individual to ensure that he takes care of the lifespan of the pet just as that of any family member.
If there is a need for health care; it is essential for an individual to take care of the pet. In case a dog is under medication, there is a need for an individual to ensure that the dose is taken every day. A challenging task it is when it comes to giving the pill to the dog. Individuals should, however, bear in mind that they can use different methods to ensure that they dog able to take the pills.
One way an individual can use to give pill to the dog is by mixing it in the meals. Ensure that every meal was taken by the dog is mixed with the food. The pill will be taken by the dog in the process of feeding. It should be the role of an individual to ensure that the dog can finish the meal. The the pill might not be taken by the dog if he fails to finish the food. Efforts should be made by an individual to ensure that the dog finishes the food so that the pill can be taken.
The pill can be hidden in between the food that the dog is taken. A meal without pill should be given to the dog during the first round. During the second round, an individual should ensure that there is a pill on the food. In this case, the dog will be in a position of taking the pill without challenge. The food of the second round may not be eaten b the dog as it will be tasteless. Due to this reason, individuals have known the trick, and they are now using the pill pocket. For this, it means that a pill will be inserted into a treat and the dog will take.
Individuals should be aware that dogs can distinguish between pills and meals. It should therefore not shock an individual if he sees the dog separating pills from meals. Placing the pill on the mouth of the dog will only be the option in case this happens. It will not be a hard task if you are giving the pill to a dog that is used in cuddling. With the use of one hand, the snout of the dog is raised. After raising the snout, you will notice that the dog will be opening the mouth wide . The placing of the pill should be done behind the tongue by an individual. After this, the pill will be swallowed by the dog.