Our motto at Paws N Tails - “Wellness, Quality and Service.” We believe in giving each pet the highest quality care and treatment. Our highly experienced veterinary surgeon and trained team provide superior level of veterinary medicine and treatments. Each member of the team is well versed in the advanced techniques of veterinary medicine, dentistry, wellness, surgical procedures and grooming services.
It is important to know, the purpose for which you are buying a dog – Companion for children, Watch dog or Sporting dog. There are 285+ breeds of dogs to choose from, so take your time before making a final decision – out of categories of Toy dogs, Sporting dogs, Non-sporting dogs, Working dogs, Terriers and Hounds.
Size of your house and the finance you can spare for your dog is also an important point to be considered before choosing a breed dog.
The dog is basically carnivore designed by nature to live on meat. In case you are vegetarian, meat has to be replaced by suitable protein rich diet. At first puppies normally feed from mother (bitch) sucking milk within half an hour of birth. Supplementary feeding should commence from 3 - 4 weeks of age
|Day old to 3 week||Mother milk|
|4th week to 3 months||3 to 5 feeds a day|
|3 months to 6 months||3 feeds a day|
|6 months and above||2 feeds a day|
Companion dog’s food should have a balanced diet of Carbohydrate, protein, fat, Minerals and Vitamins.
Dry packed foods from various reputed companies have been well accepted worldwide. In European countries and USA almost 95% of pet dogs are fed with packed dry food. These companies after a thorough research and trials have brought food for different age group, size and breed.
So it is advised to start feeding your dog scientifically prepared dry packed food after verifying the reputation of its manufacturer and consult your vet.
Cerelac, milk, bread, dal soup should be preferred for pups upto 3 months of age with small quantities to be gradually increased. If non-vegetarian, cooked liver can be added as one meal after 2 months of age.
Adult dog can fed with milk, mutton, chicken, pulses, soya bean, paneer for protein requirement and roti, bread, rice as carbohydrate. Green vegetables can also be boiled along with mutton\chicken.
Chocolates, Grapes, Raisins, Onion and Garlic should never be fed to dogs as they are toxic and life threatening.