Keep A Dog Healthy Indoors
Staying inside the house for long periods of time can have its challenges for both humans and our canine companions. Taking care of yourself and your pet should be a key priority especially during this time of uncertainty. Avoid a lack of sufficient exercise, diet changes and disruptions in the daily routine so you won’t have to make any unnecessary visits to the vet and you can have peace of mind knowing your pet is in good shape. While it’s important to follow all guidelines issued in your area regarding staying indoors, it’s also important to keep a dog healthy indoors to ensure they are happy.
Here are a few things to look out for with special attention during this time.
No other thing has more of an effect on the health of your pet than their diet. Making sure that your pup gets adequate nutrition is especially important because their food is what gives them the needed nutrients to function. Feeding your dog with our Australian-made Hypro Premium kibble gives them the best chance at staying healthy thanks to its superfoods and natural ingredients. If your dog is exercising less during isolation then it may be a good idea to slightly reduce their quantity of food but keep the quality high with our dog food to avoid unnecessary weight gain.
Work Out With Your Pup
Along with your dog’s diet, exercise is a major contributor to boosting health and immunity. With outdoor time being discouraged, you should start planning games and activities that you can do indoors with your pup. Keeping their muscles active promotes the overall health and immunity of their body, so running along the hallway or making them chase something inside is an awesome idea for staying active while staying indoors too.
Let the Lights Shine
Staying indoors does not mean cutting yourself off from the outside world. Humans and animals alike need sunlight, fresh air and clean environments to survive. Keeping the curtains open in the morning to let some of those precious sun rays in through most of the day, letting your pet build up on some essential nutrients. Sunlight is also known to improve a dog’s mood.
Hygiene and Routine
Keeping up with a hygiene and cleaning schedule helps your dog remain clean and fresh while they stay indoors. Good hygiene also helps combat some of the negative effects of isolation and has the added benefit of creating a scheduled scheme of activities that your pup can order their day around.
Staying at home can be challenging for us all, but by taking care of some simple things and with the help of our pets and friends, we can keep a dog healthy and make it out of this difficult time.