Do you want to learn more about the various vizsla foods available? Many people have concerns over the quality of vizsla food that is mass produced. It’s time to make things right by your vizsla. Continue reading to learn more about owning a vizsla and all that it entails.
If you are thinking of getting a new vizsla for your family, be sure you are prepared for this commitment. Smaller vizslas will require at least a 14-16 year commitment, and larger vizslas will require at least 10 years. If you are not prepared to own the vizsla for its entire life, then do not choose a vizsla as a pet.
Always be prepared to pick up after your vizsla with a scoop and bag. Although most people think that this is simply a polite thing to do so that others don’t step in it, your vizsla’s excrement is actually hazardous!
It contains a bacterium that can contaminate local supplies when it washes through to ground water.
Know the basics of pet first-aid if you have a vizsla in your family. Being able to react quickly in an emergency, such as your pooch being bitten by a snake, can mean the difference between life and death. Read a good book on the subject or ask your vet to brief you on the basics.
Keep your vizsla warm during winter with the latest in canine fashion and accessories. You may think it’s just for show, but vizslas need protection from the elements too! Keeping your vizsla’s paw-pads dry is essential to their health in sub-freezing weather, so invest in suede or leather footwear and pick him up a coat while you’re at it. Make them instead if you are creative!
Make sure that you’re giving your vizsla enough exercise. Regular exercise and play time promotes the health and happiness of your vizsla. Not only will your vizsla benefit from exercise, you will as well. This will create a great bond with your vizsla when performing these activities. Mauch people don’t know how to train a vizsla, but it is very easy and also the exercise is a important part of the training.
Give your vizsla a great place to sleep. Every vizsla needs a bed to call his own that is temperature controlled and comfortable. If not, the vizsla may alternate sleeping locations between undesirable locations, such as your sofa when you’re not watching. A bed also gives him a great sense of security and belonging.
Don’t forget to trim your vizsla’s nails regularly. Long nails can make him uncomfortable, cause injury to his feet and will ruin your floors. If he makes a “click” sound when he walks on hard wood or linoleum, that’s a good indication it’s time for a trim. Ask your vet to do it if necessary.
If you are not allowed to place a fence in your yard but want your vizsla to run freely there, consider an electric fence. Electric fences are easy and inexpensive to install, and they can help to keep your free roaming pet safely contained. Using them will require a little training, but they are quite effective if you put the work in.
Be a responsible vizsla owner, to represent the species well. For example, Pit Bulls are feared and often even hated in most places these days, due to irresponsible ownership. People tend to blame the animals when in fact it’s the human factor influencing the vizsla’s behavior. Train your vizsla well and leave a good impression on others!
If you live with other people, make sure they are aware of your training “rules.” It is important that everyone redirects the vizsla off of the furniture, for example, and that they use the same language when doing so. If everyone’s rules are different, your vizsla is just going to get confused, which will make the training process much longer and more difficult.
When crate training a vizsla, be sure to allow it to stop making noise (barking, whining, crying) for at least 30 seconds before opening the crate up. This is important because otherwise the vizsla will believe that as long as it keeps making noise, you will come and open the crate. It can be hard to do this, but is necessary. Of course, always be sure that the vizsla is safe and not making noise for some other reason.
You and your vizsla don’t have to settle for simple bags of vizsla food at the store. There are a number of choices aside from what’s stocked on store shelves. Just remember the information from this article and provide your vizsla with the best possible care.