Bichon Frise: Your Happy Healthy Pet by Liz Palika

By Liz Palika

The authoritative info and suggestion you wish, illustrated all through with full-color photographs--now revised and redesigned to be much more reader-friendly!
Fluffy, white powder puffs with paws, impossible to resist Bichon Frises are clever and adaptable. they're satisfied up in a high-rise or down at the farm--as lengthy as they're round humans! consistently able to snuggle or play, Bichons compete in obedience and agility and make remarkable remedy canines with their lovely appears to be like and affectionate nature. This advisor fills you in at the breed's wishes and attributes, covering:
* qualities to seem for, together with the darkish eyes and double coat
* issues you have to to make your puppy consider at home
* Feeding, grooming, and healthcare
* the significance of optimistic, enterprise education to maintain the Bichon's common self sustaining streak lower than control
* Bonus chapters to be had on significant other net site

Your Bichon will greet you enthusiastically each time you return domestic. simply do not be long past too lengthy, simply because you may be missed!

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Put all dangerous substances on high shelves or in cupboards that close securely; consider using childproof latches on the cabinet doors. • Pick up and put away all tools. • Sweep the floor for nails and other small, sharp items. In the yard: • Put the gardening tools away after each use. • Make sure the kids put away their toys when they’re finished playing. • Keep the pool covered or otherwise restrict your pup’s access to it when you’re not there to supervise. • Secure the cords on backyard lights and other appliances.

They are necessary for reproduction and healthy fetal growth, normal puppy growth, healthy skin and appetite, and normal vision. The B vitamins are also needed for many chemical processes in your dog’s body. Dogs synthesize vitamin C within their body (unlike people, who do not do this). However, many experts feel that in times of stress, additional vitamin C is needed. Vitamin C is an antioxidant and is necessary for healing and growth, for a healthy immune system, and for many chemical processes within the body, including the metabolism of several minerals.

The guaranteed analysis lists the minimum percentages of crude protein and crude fat and the maximum percentages of crude fiber and water. AAFCO requires a minimum of 18 percent crude protein for adult dogs and 22 percent crude protein for puppies on a dry matter basis (that means with the water removed; canned foods should have more protein because they have more water). Dog food must also have a minimum of 5 percent crude fat for adults and 8 percent crude fat for puppies. The ingredients list the most common item in the food first, and so on until you get to the least common item, which is listed last.

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