Raising pets, mainly dogs need more care as they give us extreme love and expect same from us. Few studies state that dogs were originally domesticated between 12,000 and 20,000 years ago and that all the dogs are evolved from wolves. And from that time people have taken care and bred more than 400 breeds of dogs of different sizes. Among these many breeds, the most preferred dogs are the non-pedigree dogs that are also known as mixed-breeds. The Bouvier des Flandres is also one of the most preferred dogs among dog owners.
Here are few interesting facts and care tips for Bouvier des Flandres owners:
Budget For Care of Your Bouvier des Flandres
For a year, the budget for raising your Bouvier des Flandres includes everything from toys and veterinary care cost to nutrition and license cost. This budget could vary between Three hundred and ninety dollars to eight hundred and fifty dollars. This budget doesn’t include that capital costs for spay surgery and a doggie crate. It is always required to be sure that you have purchased all the items for your Bouvier des Flandres dog before getting it to your home for the first time.
Feeding Plan to your Bouvier Des Flandres Feeding Routine
Food diet of Bouvier Des Flandres depends on their age. For Bouvier des Flandres pups that are of age between 8 weeks to 12 weeks old, it require having four meals per day. Whereas,
Bouvier des Flandres puppies that are of age between 3 months to 6 months old require only 3 meals per day. For Bouvier des Flandres puppies that are of six months to one year old, need 2 meals per day. After completion of the first birthday, Bouvier des Flandres need just only 1 feeding for every 24 hours. However, Bouvier des Flandres sometimes prefer two lighter bowls per day rather than only heavy bowl per day. So, It is your responsibility to know and learn your Bouvier des Flandres eating schedule.
Generally, High-quality dry food is considered as a preferred diet for adult Bouvier des Flandres and you can mix it with canned food, broth or water. Bouvier des Flandres mostly likes to consume cottage cheese, fruits, cooked eggs, and vegetables. But these additional food items should be less than 10% of the dog’s daily food allowance. It is better to limit and sometimes not to keep people food for Bouvier des Flandres as they can cause vitamin and mineral deficiencies in them. Even keeping people food regularly can lead bone and tissue issues and also to obesity.
Make your Bouvier des Flandres to Exercise Daily
Having daily exercise avoid Bouvier des Flandres to suffer from serious health issues like obesity. It helps them to stay in shape and to be healthy. Daily exercises avoid boredom for Bouvier des Flandres as boredom can lead to naughty behavior in dogs. Having some playtime outside would curb many of your Bouvier des Flandres’ instinctual urges to chase, dig and retrieve. Type of activities and time for it depend on your Bouvier des flandres’s age and health condition. However, a 20 minutes’ walk in the street every day is compulsory for the health of your dog, irrespective of its age.
By following all the above-mentioned care tips, it is also compulsory to contact your veterinarian to be sure that your Bouvier des Flandres has all the necessary vaccinations and it is 100% protected from all the health hazards.