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Why Feed Unwanted

Do not make the mistake of preparing a 'human' diet for your pet dog. The digestion systems of people and also dogs are very different. Take this into consideration when deciding the diet of the dog. The points of distinction are given below: a. Humans have got a long intestinal tract.

Dogs Have Comparatively Shorter Tract.

Humans have 32 teeth made for grinding and also breaking down the food.

Dogs Have 42 Teeth Built to Rip Flesh Apart.

Human digestion begins in the mouth when the enzymes in our saliva act on the food.

Dogs Gulp Straight Down the Food and It is Digested in the Stomach.

We often help make the mistake of feeding excess carbohydrates to pet dogs. Simple carbohydrates are obtained from whole grains while complex carbohydrates can be obtained from brans, hulls etc. Dogs should be fed more animal protein than grain protein. Their quota of grain protein was filled by the predigested vegetable matter in the body of its prey.

  • Carbohydrates are needed for correct digestion and stool formation.
  • However, the quantity required is not very high.
  • Excess carbs lead to more time being taken for digestion, extreme numbers of a stool and development of protein deficiency disease.
  • You are usually providing excess carbs for your dog in the event you feed this a lot of dry foods.
  • Dry food contain large amounts of cereal grains because the grains are a cheap source of nutrients.

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Further, Determine Whether the Dog is Allergic to Whole Grains

This is best ensured by preparing a diet that complements the diet fed to the breed in the country of origin of the breed. At the end of the day, avoid any food which your dog refuses to eat despite numerous attempts.

Dog Pheromones

While pheromones sound similar to hormones, the former is secreted externally while the latter is secreted internally. Further, the hormones affect the internal conduct of the dog while pheromones affect the behavior of other animals of the same species.

  • Dogs smell the pheromones of other dogs and this impacts it's conduct.
  • Pheromones impact the behavior of your dog in: a.
  • Group integration b.
  • Battling c.
  • General Aggressiveness


Is believed that pheromones are released in a. Urine b. Feces c. Exhaled breath d. Subcutaneous glands at base of tail e. Subcutaneous glands at base of foot pads.

  • This inference is supported by the fact that intense, fighting dogs are often compulsive urine sniffers and urine markers.
  • Further, a comprehensive reduction on aggression is noticed when the dogs are not permitted in order to sniff and mark urine.
  • Is important to understand dog pheromones because it acts as a trigger or federal government for certain types of behavior.
  • Have you ever seen a dog attacking another dog for no apparent reason?
  • The pheromones may be at work here.
  • That may have caused the dog to treat the other as a threat.
  • Vicious biting dogs prefer brand name unusual territories with their own pheromones before attacking.
  • Some dogs do this even when they are on home territory.
  • Needless to say, this particular behavior can wreak havoc in your home.
  • Conduct remedial programs for your dog to correct this problem.
  • Restrict urination to a particular area only to lower aggressiveness and prevent household urination.

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