Is your pet at risk of the recent new human flu called the Coronavirus?
There are many different species of coronaviruses, there is a type of corona-virus which can cause mild GI upset to your pets, the symptom is like a bit of diarrhea at times. This is what you need to know, at this time there is no evidence showing that pets such as dogs and cats can contract the novel coronavirus, according to a report from the World Health Organisation.
One of the best things you can do to protect your dog is to make sure your dog is as healthy as possible, so their immune system is functioning at its prime. Maybe you can consider some supplements, feed them good quality food and less kibble. Make sure they have good additional nutrients that potentially support their immune system and preventing diseases in the first place.
- Multivitamins for dogs- to support overall health and boost energy.
- Good and healthier diet – well balanced, quality food is one of the best recipes to keep your dog healthy.
- Fish oil – add fish oil to your dog’s diet, which is known to support a healthy heart, good for their skin and coat and fight allergies and joint pain.
- Add probiotics to your dog’s diet, this can potentially improve your dog’s digestive health.
- Engage in more exercise- exercise has a lot of health benefits for your dog and for you too. It helps to maintain optimal physical and mental wellbeing, also can help to reduce behavioral problems. So take your dog for a walk or a run, fresh air and earthing are great for your dog.
- Sneak in some natural herbs to your dog’s food, like rosemary and decaffeinated green tea are a good source of antioxidants. Echinacea is good as an immune system booster and promotes a healthy upper respiratory tract.
Healthy dogs are happy dogs, on top of the above, add some tender loving care, like a massage will sure to keep the tail wagging.
Note: Please consult your veterinarian for the best advice and treatment for your dog, I am not a veterinarian or nutritionist, I research the topic and share with my readers. Thank you.