Dogs are an important part of your family. And you want to do everything that you possibly can to keep your dog happy. For that you need to pay attention to your dog’s medical care, diet, mental health and training. Here are some things that you can do to keep your dog happy. High Quality Dog Food Dog foods are generally made to be inexpensive, so it is common that manufacturers use substandard ingredients. Highly processed materials and additives have a negative effect on your dog’s health (both physical and mental). Highly processed food can be hard on your dog’s digestive system as they are tough to digest.It leads to intestinal inflammation and creates an unhealthy balance of gut bacteria. This will create a buildup on your dog’s digestive tract which makes processing and absorbing the nutrients more difficult.Always keep in mind that just like us, dog’s gut health is important for their immune system. Dog food that’s made from organic or all-natural ingredients shall be preferred. Also, regular consultation by a veterinarian about what type of food would best support your dog’s health is highly recommended. Adding vitamins into your dog’s diet may also mitigate the effects of age-related health issues and increase the energy levels.Just like food makes us happy, a well balanced diet can help to keep your dog happy. Is Caging Good Or Bad ?Some dog parents believe that keeping their dog in a cage is best when they’re not home. When the reality is, just like we can’t stay confined to one place.Similarly, keeping a dog in a cage causes harm to his physical and emotional well-being.The area of a cage is so small that it can cause joint pain and muscle atrophy. It is understandable that most of the dogs get extremely upset when their humans cage them. They feel very helpless because of being unable to know when they will be able to come out. Even though dogs like being able to curl up in a small space. However, they feel intensely anxious if they are unable to leave a cage on their own will.Consider getting a gate if you don’t want your dog to have access to every area. Keep Your Dog HydratedKeeping your dog hydrated is very important for your dog’s health. Ensure to change your dog’s water frequently everyday. Sometimes, your dog may not want to drink from the same bowl of water that was out all day.Treat your dog just the way you’d treat any other person.You won’t be giving stale food or water to another human. You certainly don’t want your dog to be anxious about when his next opportunity for fresh water or food is coming.A buildup of biofilm that contains harmful bacteria lines the inside of a water bowl, so make sure to clean it regularly.Also, it emits bad odor and as your dog has an acute sense of smell, he will definitely run away from it.You might get a pet fountain if you are unable to change your dog’s water frequently. A pet fountain keeps a flowing stream of oxygenated water available for your dog throughout the day. Show your love by giving a healthy lifestyle to your dog.Such a healthy lifestyle can keep your dog happy.