First of all, you should prepare the relevant bath tools. For example, bathtub, hair-dryer, towel, comb, shower gel, and so on. You should also interact with your Border Collie before taking a shower to relax its nervous and repelled mood. At the same time, you should groom it. After the grooming is smooth and the dog is emotionally stable, you should start taking a shower. Second, you need to prepare bath water for the Border Collie. The water temperature of bathing is generally consistent with the temperature of the border herd. In hot summer, the water temperature can be slightly lower, while in winter, the water temperature can be higher. Put your dog's paw in the water before bathing. Let him feel the temperature of the water. If Border Collie is receptive, then you can begin the shower. Thirdly, you can wet the body of the Border Collie with water, then put on the shower gel and gently rub the dog's body with your hands to clean the dirt and dust on the hair. The knead should be done slowly and gently. The knead should be done carefully, especially when the limbs, abdomen, and buttocks are cleaned. Finally, after rubbing, you can wash the dog's body with water to thoroughly clean the foam on his body. Then use a towel to dry the beads of water. Finally, use a hairdryer to dry the wet hair thoroughly to prevent the dog from catching a cold.
The Border Collie is not much different from that of other dogs. Puppies in weaning, you can start to eat puppy food, because the puppy's digestive capacity is limited, every day can be divided into 3 ~ 4 meals to feed the dog. For dogs and adult dogs after 8 months, feeding times can be reduced to once a day. But to moderate, eat eight full enough. About 40 minutes after a walk is best. You can tell how much a dog eats by looking at its feces. For example: the feces is a strip, soft and hard moderate means just enough to eat: if the soft to use a special dog poop clip can not pick up, that means the dog food to give too much. If the poop is too hard, it means there's not enough food to feed it, so you need to add some more dog food.
Border collies were first found in Scotland and are soft with hairs of moderate length. Its shedding period is around the spring and autumn of each year. Haircare has a lot to do with body cleaning. In the hair care, parents should also check the border collie body, by the way, is healthy, such as to see whether there are fleas, lice, and other diseases and insects, once found, should be promptly cleaned, in order to prevent later (skin diseases and the like). In addition, parents can properly massage the border collie's body while grooming, which will improve blood flow and metabolism. This gives the sheepdog a healthy body!
Not only do people need some exercise, but dogs do too. The border collie treats the work meticulously, lively and active. Therefore, parents can make a sports schedule for it, to provide it with enough sports environment, in order to meet its demand for sports. In this way, it will be able to have a good healthy state of mind, let it have the courage, and optimistic face their own life, thus, it can also effectively avoid the bad state of mind it produces! Border collies have a high IQ and do not require deliberate training from parents. However, it should be noted that the command to train the border collie should be clear, clear, and simple. No matter how intelligent the dog is, it will be useless if he can't understand his master's command. If the dog does a good job of following instructions, reward him appropriately (usually with food).
When we take care of the border collie, we should try not to pull the dog to the place where there are many bugs, such as grass and so on, and also not to let the dog have direct contact with the stray dog. If there are already fleas, it is better to timely wash, and then help with some anti-flea potions. Finally here and you emphasize it again, that is, don't let on to eat chicken bones, although dog chew bones are their nature, the chicken bones are relatively small and fragile, it can not digest, if carelessly and will cause a puncture, gastrointestinal and dog's life, health and safety will have been a serious threat.