Learn more about Arthritis, the causes, the warning signs, and effective strategies to manage the symptoms in our free 5 Part Video Series – YOUR DOG AND ARTHRITIS.
As our dogs start to age and slow down, we become more aware of many of the obvious physical tell-tale signs, but there are also a number of less obvious signs that can indicate they are aging too. The reality is that dogs generally live much shorter lives than we do,...
So how does your dog’s diet affect its immune system?
Did you know that roughly 65% of your dog’s immune cells are in its Gastro Intestinal Tract. This shows that good nutrition and a healthy functioning immune system go hand in hand.
A healthy diet provides essential nutrients that actively enhance your dog’s immune system.
So what is a healthy diet?
This can often be a controversial subject, as more people are starting to look at a natural raw diet for their dog and the health benefits it brings, whilst others prefer a more commercial dry food for their dog.
Does stress affect your dog’s health and can it damage their immune system?
Stress is ‘a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances’.
Did you know stress has the potential to suppress our dog’s immune system and leave them more vulnerable to illness?
Have you ever wondered why some dogs seem more robust than others?
The key is their constitutional health.
The house seems so quiet. I hear a noise and instinctively listen for the patter of paws on the wooden floor that will usually follow and look out for those large brown eyes staring at me hoping for either a cuddle or some food. But there is silence. The grief and...
An interesting read into some of the behaviours our aging dogs can start to display. http://bit.ly/1Bezj0q
Sarah McCoy from Pet Tech has kindly shared some useful information about pet first aid. Top_5_Pet_First_Aid_SarahMcCoy
Here is an interesting article featured in Dogs Naturally Magazine about how to use Acupressure to relieve pain in your dog and enhance their movement quality. The Acupressure points featured in the article are points that I use regularly when i am working with dogs,...
Here is an interesting article on canine nutrition explaining more about the differences between a natural diet versus a commercial pet food diet, and how it can affect the health of your dog. A Natural Diet Versus Commercial Pet Food