You are an animal lover and you want to know how to keep your puppy healthy?

Here are 7 ways to keep your puppy healthy and happy.

Dachshunds or other dogs are one of the most popular animals. At the same time, it is also the most loyal animal to the owner so it is your responsibility to take care and nurture them. Here are some ways to keep your puppy healthy.

1. Taking care of the dog’s teeth

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Just like human, taking care of your dog’s teeth is very important, you can use dog toothpaste to protect their teeth and gums. This will help prevent the formation of tartar and makes their gums infected. In addition, sausage dogs are omnivores so brushing their teeth will also help to reduce bad breath as well.

2. Taking care of their hair

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In order to keep your doxie dogs clean, taking care of your dog’s hair often. You can brush their hair 2-3 times a day to get rid of excess hair. Brushing their hair will help increase blood cycle and make their hair look a lot shiny.

3. Nutrition

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Do not let your dachshund eat too hot or too cold foods

Make sure you give your dachshund a healthy, balanced and nutritious diet. You should use foods that are low in calories. If you feed them too much chocolate, raisins, butter, etc., they can cause digestive disorders and make them fat. This can affect the digestive system.

4. Walking them out often

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Most of our 4-legged friends love to play around in the park. You can walk them out just 10-15 minutes a day, it will help to build their muscle and to firm their bones.

5. Doing their pedicure and cleaning their ears

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Doing dachshund’s pedicure is quite hard so all you need to do is cut white and sharp part of their paws, do not cut too deep because it might make your dogs bleed. Also, keeping your dog’s ears clean by using cleansing wipes.

6. Avoid interacting too much with the sun light

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Sunlight can cause dehydration, which can lead to sunburn. Therefore, protect your pets from these by reducing their interaction to the sun’s rays. The sunray can cause their feet to swell.

7. Having your dogs vaccinated on time

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This is one of the most important ways to keep your dogs healthy. Make sure your dogs get vaccinated on time. The next vaccination should be tracking and follow the instruction of the vet.

This article uses photos from Dachshund Bonus Group and the photos were shared by member of the group. Thanks to all members for the shares.