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Often when we feed our dogs, we model it on our own diet and think about what’s good for us. However, it’s important to remember that cooking for your dog is not the same as cooking for yourself. The nutritional needs and digestive process of dogs are somewhat different from ours. Diets that aren’t balanced to […]

Updated August 2019 You’ve probably heard claims that we can boost our immune system by taking supplements, vitamins or eating certain foods. And if that’s true for us you may be wondering if that’s also true for your four legged friend. The purpose of this post is to clear up a few misconceptions about ‘boosting […]

Summer is here! A time for BBQs, outdoor fun and games, ice-cream, and long, lazy evenings. During these warmer months, it’s important to look after your dog’s health. Here’s a few tips on how to keep your dog happy and heathy over the summer months, while still allowing them to have a good time. 1. […]

When it comes to a dog’s diet there’s one nutrient that causes a lot of confusion and strong opinions more than any other – carbohydrates. One of the most contentiously defended beliefs is that ‘dogs don’t need carbohydrates’. You’ve heard the arguments: “Carbs aren’t essential therefore, they don’t provide value”. “Dogs can’t digest carbs so […]

There is no denying that preparing your dog’s food at home typically work out to be more expensive than a commercial diet but it may surprise you to see the difference is not that much. Just follow these top tips and hidden gems to save yourself some cash. 1. Feed grains Controversial as they may be, […]

In July this year, the US FDA released an alert saying that the numbers of dogs presenting with canine DCM (dilated cardiomyopathy) has increased in recent years. Specifically, the alert warned that incidence numbers had increased in dog’s who don’t have a genetic predisposition to the condition. Further investigation led to the discovery that a large portion of non-predisposed dogs who […]

Updated August 2019 When it comes to deciding what to feed your dog, it’s easy to get caught up in trends and the latest craze that’s sweeping the doggy-nutrition world. All too often we hear claims of various foods and supplements – some old, some new – being able to cure all manner of aliments, […]

Anyone who’s dog has had cancer will know the fear and feeling of helplessness that comes with the diagnosis. Fear of the unknown and what will happen to them. Helplessness because you have to entrust their care and wellbeing to the professionals. Nonetheless, upon hearing the words ‘your dog has cancer’, a lot of people […]