1. PROVIDE A CLEAN AND SAFE LIVING ENVIRONMENT FOR YOUR DOG. Keep them safe from different elements and hazards. They also need a good hygiene which is a basic to a quality life. 2. KEEP CLEAN WATER ALWAYS AVAILABLE FOR THEM. Keeping them hydrated is important for energy and health. 3. FEED QUALITY DIET AND PREVENT OBESITY. Overweight animals can adversely affect health in many factors. Follow the dietary recommendations that your veterinarian will provide according to the nutritional needs of your dog. 4. HAVE A REGULAR VETERINARIAN VISIT. As an owner, you must be aware of the vaccination schedules, deworming and external parasite control. Have your vaccination records updated. Bring your dog to the veterinarian if you believe that something just doesn't seem right. 5. DEVELOP A RELATIONSHIP AND COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR DOG. Dogs are considered as a social creatures and needs interaction with their owner. Spending time developing a relationship to your dog will help lessen many undesirable behavioral habbits. 6. PROVIDE AMPLE TIME TO EXERCISE. Like humans, dog also needs to stay fit. 7. TRAIN YOUR DOG TO FOLLOW SIMPLE COMMANDS. Having your dogs trained will increase the chance of them being safe and have long life. 8. TAKE NOTE OF THE DENTAL CARE. Dogs are prone to gum disease. This might result to premature tooth loss. 9. DON'T OVERLOOK GROOMING AND NAIL TRIMMING. Long hair can result in difficulty of walking. Long nails are painful when broken. 10. KEEP YOUR DOG HAPPY. This is the secret to long life.