While talking about the most populated countries, India comes 2nd, with China ruling on top and you can be rest assured that the number of dogs here is as much if not more in number when compared to the humans inhabiting it. A country known for its rich history and known for its hospitality is home to many diverse species of animals, birds and the likes.
From the olden days of Kings & Queens, Indians have been known to be proud owners of dogs. Formerly known to be used only for protection, dogs have since then become good companions and are used in service as well. So, if you are a dog lover wondering how your loyal puppy companion, Flake will survive here, worry not. This is a place where people are friendly and welcoming, and your dog will feel right at home, there is plenty of wildernesses to explore, and the best of the medical services around the corner. Once you settle into your new home after the pet transport, take your time in getting acquainted with the neighborhood, the other families with pets, and those who are scared or not too fond of animals.
In the beginning it might all be overwhelming, but as you get familiar with the neighborhood, the new faces who you interact with on a daily basis, life will become easier for all.
Once your dog gets accustomed to the new place, learn his way around the house, they will be much more at ease and happier. With regards to food, make sure you have enough supply of what your dog is used to and slowly introduce what is available locally so his system can adjust to that without any nasty side effects. Same applies when you are taking him out on the streets, for a run or walk; let him take in the new surrounding, little bit at a time, for initially he is likely to be wary of everything around them till they get acclimatized to all.
The climatic change will sure have an effect on your dog; right from his eating pattern to sleeping habits, so be prepared, for India is a tropical country and most places are warmer than what is in other parts of the world. Another thing you need to be on the watch out for are the strays, there are numerous stray dogs parading about the streets who could be carriers of ticks or fleas or diseases, so ensure that your pet has been thoroughly examined, vaccinated and de-wormed to keep him clean, free from germs and happy. After a couple of months, it will seem like you have always lived here in India, thanks to the comforts and lifestyle adopted by its warm people.
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