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Responsible Dog Ownership

 

Owning a dog is a wonderful and rewarding privilege however, with this privilege comes an extensive list of responsibilities.  Caring for a dog requires a continuous commitment of keeping them healthy and happy.  

 

As part of "How can I be the perfect dog owner" campaign, please find below some useful advice for you to consider before becoming a dog owner. Or if you already own a dog, you may find these tips helpful when caring for your dog.

 

 

Ten Commandments of Responsible Dog Ownership (courtesy of Veterinary Ireland)

 


1  Annual Health Assessment & Vaccinations

 

2  Feed the Right Food

 

Neuter early

 

4  Pet Health Insurance

 

5  Prevent Fleas and Worms

 

6  Train Your Pet Well

 

7  Microchip Identification

 

8  Dental Care is Vital

 

9  Keep Slim, Fit and Mobile!

 

10 Have fun!

 

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