209 CommentsWednesday, 27 March 2019 | Kate
Here are a few reasons why your dog might be scratching its backside and chewing its paws. The skin is the largest organ in the body and so it is not entirely surprising that skin diseases account for a significant proportion of dogs with allergies and visits to both the doctors and the vets.
1 CommentTuesday, 26 March 2019 | Kate
Your dog's hair requires a constant supply of nutrients to remain anchored in the skin and reduce moulting. Nutrients that support healthy hair are the same as those that support healthy skin: vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids.
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. At least 29 cases have been confirmed in the UK so far in 2018, in addition to the 40 cases in 2017 and 19 cases in 2016.
Monday, 5 February 2018 | Kate
When autumn and winter come, we batten down the hatches. We crank up the central heating, wrap up in blankets on the sofa, and we lock the doors until spring. This environment is perfect for fleas who like to party. Here's why.
2 CommentsThursday, 10 January 2013 | Kate
There are no dogs that do not outright shed any hair whatsoever. There are breeds that shed very little hair at all though, and these are commonly known as ‘non-shedding’ dogs. Non-shedding dogs are generally favoured by allergy sufferers because they cause significantly less allergic reactions than other dogs due to the lack of shed hair.