The pet owner has a responsibility of taking care of the pet. When we talk of health, it does not only mean that individual is required to give the food as well as the 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.
An action should be taken by an individual anytime health care is needed. An individual should ensure that the pet take the dose if under medication. The task of giving a dog a pill is usually challenging. Different method can be used by an individual to give pills to the dog.
One way an individual can use to give pill to the dog is by mixing it in the meals. For every meal taken by the dog, it should be mixed with a pill. In the process of feeding, the dog will be able to take the pill. An individual should put efforts to ensure that the dog finishes the food. Remember, if the dog fails to finish the meal, there will be a possibility that the pill could be in the remaining part of the food. So that the dose can be taken, there should be an effort from individuals to ensure that the dog finishes the food.
The pill can be hidden in between the food that the dog is taken. During the first round, an individual should ensure that he gives the dog a meal without the pill. During the second round, an individual should ensure that there is a pill on the food. A challenge will not be faced by the dog when taking the pill in this case. However, some dogs may refuse to take the treat with the pill during the second round as it will be tasteless. A trick for this is discovered by individuals who are pill pocket. A pill will be taken by the dog after it has been inserted on a treat.
It is good for individual to be aware that can tell the pill and the treat. You will, therefore, realize that they are trying to separate the food from the pill. When it reaches this point, an individual has no other alternative than just placing the pill on the mouth of the dog. 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. Having done this, the dog will swallow the pill.