Can my dog share my bed?

We here at Otcpets are also pet owners, so we understand, pets are our companions, our best buddies. But as living beings, they like us get sick sometimes, and like us they need medications. It is up to us, as responsible owners to give it to them. Most of the time we have a good idea what the need in the way of prevention. But when our pets are ill, we most often need a vet consultation.  In the case of some prevention medications it is also necessary to prove clear before we administer them. However, if your certain your pet has previously tested clear buying pet meds without a vet prescription is okay if you’re buying name brand products from a reliable website.

Sick pets, preferably require a checkup by a certified professional.  Sometimes the cause is clear, an infestation of fleas, the presence of a paralysis tick, are causes we can easily identify, but a distressed, coughing, bloated dog is not so easy to decipher, generally in this case a vet is only able to prescribe the proper treatment.

Below we talk about the kind of medications you can buy without a vet prescription.  We also talk about the factors you should take into consideration before you buy pet meds without vet prescription to ensure you’re getting an effective and safe product.

Not all pet medicines require a prescription from the vet. Many medicines can be purchased over the counter or online from quality suppliers. On the other hand, there are some medications that do require a veterinarian prescription.  But even in the former case, when you can buy medicine without a prescription from a vet, it’s best to consult your vet first, then to save money buy the same product online.

There are a many pet meds available on the market without vet prescriptions.  Flea and tick medicines are an example of over the counter pet medicines that fall under this category.  In some cases, even some human medicines so such as  acetaminophen (Tylenol) can be used (if required).  These are available online and can be purchased without a vet prescription.

But it is always advisable that you have prior consultation with your vet and clearly understand which pet meds without vet prescription may be safely purchased over-the-counter. You should also be advised about what dose should be administered based on your pet’s size and breed, its duration of use and what possible side effects


Dog Caring Tips:

A Few important things you should know about dog toys. Are you ready to be in a dogs life? Whether you already own a dog or are planning to adopt one, the time is now to learn how to take really good care of them. Here we outline a few good ideas, some you may never have thought of before, relating to dogs, so read on.

Having fresh and clean water available to your dog at all times is a must. Dogs become dangerously dehydrated in a matter of days, so its very important to always have water ready. Dogs will also appreciate water that is clean. If you find it necessary to drink filtered or bottled water because of the quality of water from your tap, then be sure to provide your dog with the same high quality water.

Be a good neighbor and discourage your dog from barking, unless he is alerting you to danger. Most people get used to the sound of their dog yelping, but others find it a constant annoyance. If your dog barks often, consider talking to your vet about what could be causing it and how you can put a stop to it, for everyone’s sake.  Clever and harmless devices exist on the market today that will assist with dog barking problems.

Choose a dog in that can easily and happily blend into your lifestyle. For example, if you live an active lifestyle it is probably best for you to find an active dog instead of a little dog. If you are a homebody, a small dog that lounges around a lot is a good fit. Getting the right fit for you will give you both much more joy.

Your dog needs a stimulating environment if it is going to live a long and healthy life. Providing him or her with one is not really that hard. Simply make sure you take your dog for walks each day, and purchase a few toys that you and your pet can play with together.

If your puppy or dog is constantly chewing up your furniture, invest in some chew-toys. Scatter them around the floor, especially around the legs of the sofa and end-tables. Be enthusiastic about your offers to play with the chewies with your dog to encourage frequent use. This should eventually deter him from chomping your furniture.  Keep chewies in the freezer, this will help your dogs gums if they are teething.

Time - Dogs are a pack animal, this means they need to be with you.  Have you got the time and situation to spend constantly being your dogs pack companion?

Now are you really ready to care for your dog in the best way possible? As long as you endeavor to use what you have learned, you should be! Take your new knowledge and put it to use and you’ll see changes right before your eyes. Enjoy your dog and love them to bits!