How to Prevent and Treat Dog Rickets

The most direct way to treat vitamin D supplementation is to sunbathe. Put the puppies in the sun for more than 30 minutes a day, and they will gradually get better after 1 to 2 weeks. It is also possible to ensure a certain amount of vitamin D preparations in the dog’s diet, such as adding cod liver oil or calcium lactate to the feed for several days. The specific dosage can be in accordance with the veterinarian’s recommendations until the condition is relieved.

For severe cases, intramuscular injection of calcium vitinate or intravenous calcium gluconate injection should be in accordance with the veterinarian's instructions.

For this disease caused by chronic dyspepsia, astringent and drugs to treat chronic dyspepsia can be administered to the dog; if it is caused by parasites, the dog should be dewormed immediately.

  1. Strengthen feeding management. Pregnant dogsand lactating dogs should exercise properly, increase light, and at the same time you should ensure that their diets have a comprehensive and balanced nutrition, and adjust the unreasonable calcium and phosphorus ratios in their 
  2. The puppies should strengthen outdoor exercises, increase the time of sun exposure, and you should actively prevent and treat puppies' gastrointestinal diseases.
  3. Use drugs to take precautions. On the 10th day of the puppies' birth, each puppies should be intramuscularly injected with 1ml of Vitin calcium injection.

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