Category: Dog Health

Food Allergies

February 3rd, 2017

21 Dog Breeds Most Frequently Affected by Food Allergies A food allergy is an adverse response by the immune system, commonly associated with a grain and/or protein in the diet. It is significant to remember that dog food allergies are not typically linked with a sudden diet change. Approximately 70 % of affected dogs develop allergies to […]

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Doggy Dental Hygiene

January 31st, 2017

  Around 85% of dogs over the age of 4 years have some form of dental disease. Dental disease causes bad breath and pain for our pooches, and in some cases can lead to infection and can make your pet seriously ill. If you’re worried that your pet may have dental disease, some common signs […]

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Grain-Free Dog Food?

January 30th, 2017

  What are the benefits of Grain-Free Dog Food? Most vets today recommend that carbohydrates and grains make up a small portion of a dog’s diet (50% vegetables/40% meat protein/10% grains). Many grain-free dog foods (especially the moist and freeze-dried grain-free dog foods) contain more protein and animal fats and fewer carbohydrates than their grain-based […]

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Why Grain-free pet food?

January 30th, 2017

  The digestive tract of the dog is ideal for digesting protein, unlike humans, a dog’s gut has a very acidic pH, making it equipped to resist pathogenic bacteria but not to digest grains. By feeding your dog processed food, you may be increasing their risk of bloat. Most commercial foods are highly processed and when […]

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Mistaking dog food allergies?

October 24th, 2016

  How owners could be mistaking their dog’s food allergies with Spring allergies.   Many dog owners come spring time may notice heightened dog irritations and put this down to the change in season, where it may possibly be a food allergy.   “its common for both humans and animals to experience the symptoms of […]

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10 Tips for Healthy Dog

September 1st, 2016

We don’t like to think about it, but our pets don’t live as long as we do. They age at a much faster rate. While the old rule of 7 dog years for 1 human year isn’t exactly correct, it does illustrate the point. For example, large breed dogs will age faster than the small […]

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Avoid these human food for your dog

August 25th, 2016

The most important thing with pet care is knowing what you can and can’t feed your dog. Your puppy for hilarious memes. As long as you stick to a pretty decent doggy diet, everything should be gravy right?  Wrong. Turns out there’s a ton of foods you probably didn’t know about that can actually be […]

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