Health Check before buying a dog Part 2


Health Check before buying a dog Part 2

Look over the puppy’s body, checking the following points:

  1. Skin: depending on the breed, the skin should have loose folds.
  2. Coat: should be clean and shiny.
  3. Tail root: check for fleas.
  4. Anal area: should be clean.
  5. Belly: should be supple and reasonably flat.
  6. Ears: check the edges for lice.
  7. Nose: should be cool and moist, with no discharge.
  8. Eye: should be open and bright.

Anyone selling an adult dog should be able to supply details of its medical history and vaccinations.


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