Is your dog itching and scratching? Are they off their food? Depressed? Or perhaps they've got mites, mange, or worms? Whatever the issue, we've got a range of articles to suit, in our Itchy Dog Blog!

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4 CommentsThursday, 29 March 2018  |  Kate

What is Alabama Rot?
Alabama Rot is a potentially fatal disease in dogs. Tragically 70-80% of cases prove to be fatal.

12 CommentsSunday, 4 March 2018  |  Kate
Pedigree Dentaflex – Good Food? I don't think so.

Pedigree Dentaflex dental treats are expensive, their strapline "see what good food can do" is misleading and their ingredients are terrible. Too much? I don't think so. Read on to find out why.

Tuesday, 27 February 2018  |  Kate

Chewing is great for dogs. It relieves boredom, stimulates their brains and strengthens the jaw. It also helps to keep teeth clean and freshens the breath. But what makes a good rawhide alternative dog treat?

20 CommentsMonday, 26 February 2018  |  Kate
Does My Dog Have Mites or Mange?

While fleas and ticks are common, other parasites such as mites or mange could be what are causing your dog to itch. They live and breed on dogs' skin and some kinds can create severe problems for your dog if left untreated.

There are several different types of mites and mange so it is important to be able to determine the difference as it's not as straightforward as spotting fleas.

Thursday, 22 February 2018  |  Kate

A few months ago, Pooch & Mutt, an independent dog food and healthy dog treat maker, hauled Purina over the coals for the quality and ingredients of their Bakers dog food. They did quite the number on Pedigree's Dentastix too, owned by Mars. And good on 'em I say, these giant companies spend way too much money on marketing and far too little on ingredients to make them nutritionally worthwhile to your dog.

27 CommentsTuesday, 6 February 2018  |  Kate
5 reasons broth is so healthy for dogs

This is a rich, healthy broth you can make using chicken, lamb, beef or pork bones. The result is an unctuous, nutritious and incredibly cheap way of getting a lot of nutrition into your dog or cat in an easily digestible form.

Monday, 5 February 2018  |  Kate

Why do dogs get fleas the minute autumn comes? Surely they should die down until spring? Well, no, actually, it's when the phones at My Itchy Dog ring the loudest.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018  |  Kate

At My Itchy Dog and My Itchy Kid we take our recycling seriously. Even to the point of vegan, biodegradable air pillows.

3 CommentsMonday, 11 December 2017  |  Kate

Prevent fungal infections and protect your dog's paws in winter with these 3 simple steps.

4 CommentsTuesday, 3 October 2017  |  Kate

For phobic dogs and cats terrified of fireworks, thunderstorms and loud noises preparation is everything. A little forward planning can go along way to reducing the anxiety and distress.


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