With the colder months coming, it’s a good time to think about joint care for your dog. Joint problems are common in dogs, especially as they get older. A pooch over the age of seven is at risk of developing problems with joint health. The joints are lubricated with a small amount of fluid and […]
Dogs love to chew, and it’s a great way to keep their teeth in good condition. (Permitting your pooch isn’t chomping their way through another pair of new shoes!) When it’s household objects or personal items, it can seem destructive and inconvenient. But chewing is a natural behaviour for dogs and you can try to […]
Barking is an important form of communication for dogs, and it’s completely natural. Dogs will bark to express many things, often excitement, or sometimes as a warning or to protect their territory. If your pooch is barking excessively for seemingly no reason, they’re telling you that they’re bored! Here’s 3 tips to help you battle […]
Good bacteria is important for a healthy gut. But did you know that ‘friendly bacteria’ also supports the immune system, the brain, digestion, and the assimilation of nutrients in the body? Probiotic supplements contain healthy bacteria that boost your dogs immune system to help fight infection as well as reduce inflammation. Here’s how probiotics boost your […]
Unfortunately, skin problems are very common in dogs. In fact, they are often the most common cause for a trip to the vet. A flaky, dry coat, itching / scratching are all common symptoms to raise concern. Allergies and environmental factors can play a part, but there are some steps you can take to help prevent skin irritation and encourage a healthy, shiny coat.