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Responsible Dog Ownership


Owning a dog is a wonderful and rewarding privilege however, with this privilege comes an extensive list of responsibilities.  Caring for a dog requires a continuous commitment of keeping them healthy and happy.  


As part of "How can I be the perfect dog owner" campaign, please find below some useful advice for you to consider before becoming a dog owner. Or if you already own a dog, you may find these tips helpful when caring for your dog.



Ten Commandments of Responsible Dog Ownership (courtesy of Veterinary Ireland)


1  Annual Health Assessment & Vaccinations


2  Feed the Right Food


Neuter early


4  Pet Health Insurance


5  Prevent Fleas and Worms


6  Train Your Pet Well


7  Microchip Identification


8  Dental Care is Vital


9  Keep Slim, Fit and Mobile!


10 Have fun!


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