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Anyone who has read my blog before is likely have heard me speak about the National Research Council (NRC) at some point. But what is the NRC, and why should you care about what they’ve got to say about your dog’s diet? The National Academies Across the globe there are different societies, institutions and academies […]

I’ve written about kidney failure on a few occasions in the past – what it is and how it can be treated. But what I haven’t spoken about is what the kidneys are. What exactly do these bean-shaped organs do and why is keeping them healthy so important to your dog’s overall health? Though they […]

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 […]

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. […]

Your dog’s digestive system is the combined functions of the mouth, teeth, salivary glands, esophagus, stomach, intestine, pancreas, liver and gall bladder. Digestion starts when food is placed in your dog’s mouth. Once swallowed, it begins its journey down the oesophagus into the stomach where it will be broken down into a liquid called chyme which […]