Nutrition and supplementation for puppies

Figuring out what to feed puppies is a challenge for every dog owner. In the first six months of life, the dog’s body is intensively developing. That’s why it’s very important to ensure that your puppy receives all necessary nutrients with its food. Any deficiency can result in abnormal growth and health problems in adulthood. […]

Minerals in nutrition for senior dogs

Ageing is a natural physiological process in all organisms, and is associated with numerous changes in the functioning of individual organs. As dogs age, metabolic rate and the amount of saliva and gastric juice secreted decrease, as does the surface area of intestinal villi, which results in impaired absorption of nutrients. A way to improve […]

Ear Infections in Dogs – symptoms, causes and treating

Ear infections are a common reason for dogs to visit their veterinarian. Studies suggest that the prevalence of ear disease in dogs can be as high as 20%. This means that ear problems are a major cause of discomfort in your canine family members, so it’s important that you learn how to treat and prevent […]

Seasonal allergies in dogs: what you need to know

Spending time outdoors is one of the best parts of spring and summer for many pups, but like some people, seasonal allergies can interfere with the joy of the changing seasons. Unlike we humans whose seasonal allergy symptoms tend to include sneezing, runny noses and watery eyes, dog allergies most commonly present as skin issues. […]

Correlation of Micro Minerals in Primary Hair-Plasma of Dogs

Hair can be easily collected, stored and have several characteristics suggesting that it may be useful biopsy materials. The mineral contents of the primary hair give an overview of the mineral levels in the body’s tissues and the changes that occur over time. It was estimated, including on the basis of studies in the following […]

4 ways changing your dog’s diet can improve its health

Nutrition plays an integral role in treating disease. Many serious conditions are directly related to the diet that is being fed to the animal, and changing the diet can have an immediate and positive effect on the health of the animal. Here are four disease states that can improve dramatically with the right diet. Bladder […]

Let’s talk dog nutrition — 6 essential nutrients dogs need

When it comes to dog nutrition, do you know the six nutrients your dog — and you — must have to survive and thrive? All living organisms need a wide variety of nutrients — substances from food that provide energy and enable our bodies to function — to survive. There are six major classes of […]

Regular vet checks matter

Why regular visits to the vet are so important? Because they can significantly improve the early diagnosis and treatment of issues which may impact on your dog’s health. There’s a commonly held belief that one year in a dog’s life is equivalent to seven years of yours. That isn’t exactly accurate, but it’s true that […]

Nutritional requirements and related diseases in dogs

Dogs are a biologically diverse species, with normal body weight of 4–80 kg (2–175 lb). Normal birth weight of pups depends on breed type (120–550 g). The first 2 wk of a puppy’s life is spent eating, seeking warmth, and sleeping. External food sources beyond bitch’s milk are rarely needed, unless the bitch cannot produce […]

DIY Eat – Low-Cal Snacks

Fast, fresh and healthy treats your dog will adore, whether he’s a liver lover, fish fanatic or in need of a low-cal snack. Liver Dumplings Ingredients: 2 ½ cups rye flour 1/3 lb fresh chicken liver 2 Tbsp chopped parsley 3 ½ Tbsp sunflower oil About ½ cup water   How to do it: Preheat […]