Which dog food to choose for the seasonal change?
For both humans and dogs autumn is a really delicate moment. The seasonal change can make your dog moody, get him appetite changes and exposes him more to seasonal illness. Few and simple attentions, even when selecting him dog food, can avoid unpleasant visits to the vet.
You should pay attention to the temperatures and the environmental situation you expose our dog to. Please notice that dogs living mostly inside home, do not properly develop the undercoat that protects them from cold, rain or humidity. A warm kennel is fundamental but a too hot environment and also with dry air can expose your pet respectively to temperature shocks, dangerous for their health and to respiratory problems, related to the use of heating systems.
If you go out for a walk, pay attention to the outside weather. For particularly cold-sensitive dog or small-ones, avoid the coldest hours for the daily walk and equip yourself with a waterproof coats to avoid unpleasant seasonal diseases. If their hair gets wet, after having a bath or when it rains, take care to dry their feet and fur accurately and as soon as possible.
During autumn to facilitate the seasonal wetsuit, you should manage your dog hair loss. Brush it and wash it more frequently and clean its accessories often: blankets, kennels, coats and brushes used every day by your furry friend must be constantly washed to ensure an excellent hygiene level.
To support your dog and prepare it for the colder season it is good to change its diet. The food that you choose for your 4-legged must be of excellent quality and with a greater energy supply, to allow him to face the most rigid period. Protein and nutrient rich formulations are perfect for autumn and help to prepare for the cold season. Foods rich in proteins even of different origins, as long as they are high-quality, can be an excellent solution.
Never forget to integrate even proteins rich dog food, with the daily dose of fiber. Fibers are really important to help your dog digestion and intestinal transit. They are a natural energy booster, which also stimulate satiety without weighting down your dog. Diet Flakes is a good solution to integrate fibres of steamed cooked cereals and vegetables to your dog food to pamper him up for seasonal change and it can be combined with every type of doog food: wet, day, home made and raw.
Some small attentions and some extra cuddles, which are never too much, will help your dog face autumn.