What to do when your dog refuses to eat – causes and solutions

We used to take a dog’s good appetite as a sign of his or her health. When they suddenly lose appetite, the question arises: why does the dog refuse to eat? There may be many reasons for this. Some of them are trivial, others serious and require urgent vet consultation. In our article, we will […]

What should you know when adopting a dog from a shelter?

Are you considering adopting a dog from a shelter for the first time in your life? Are you wondering what the procedures look like and are they very complicated? How much do you have to pay? What to do to prove yourself as a dog handler? We invite you to read our article – we […]

Who is the canine behaviorist?

Nowadays, both happy owners of shaggy quadrupeds and those who are just getting ready to adopt a dog, hear more and more often about dog behaviorists. Some people know this concept very well, for others it is completely new and still often causes a grimace of surprise. So, who is the canine behaviorist who appears […]

Parasites – a threat to dogs and humans

Parasites and worms in dogs are quite common ailments. Any dog can have worms, even those that are mainly taken for walks on a leash. Most often, however, they tease those animals that often run around freely and may encounter rodents or feces of other carriers, as well as with stray dogs. It should be […]

What is EHAA? A test for horses that’s worth doing

An elemental hair analysis in which a hair sample is tested for nutrient and detrimental, heavy metal content; it’s a test used in humans to detect potential health problems long before any symptoms appear. This effective and non-invasive test can also be done in horses – thanks to a collaboration between the Lifeline Diag laboratory […]

Forbidden snacks – what not to feed your dog

The humanisation of animals has become a significant problem. People often feed their pets while preparing meals, and sometimes their four-legged friends even join them at the dining table. Pet owners forget that dogs are a different species and have different needs, including different food requirements. Many products that are found in most kitchens are […]

Heart disease – what to feed your dog

Heart disease is chronic and quite common in dogs, irrespective of their age and sex. It can appear in adults and elderly dogs, as well as in puppies. In addition to proper treatment, heart patients also need well-balanced meals. Including ingredients such as omega-3 fatty acids, l-carnitine and magnesium in the diet can help limit […]

Impact of the diet on your dog’s nervous system

The nervous system can be divided into central and peripheral parts. The central nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord, while the peripheral has 12 pairs of cranial nerves and 36 pairs of spinal nerves. They innervate the muscles and internal organs, thus affecting the proper course of life processes, such as breathing […]

Diet For Diabetic Dogs

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disease with the distinctive phenomenon of increased blood glucose levels (hyperglycaemia). It’s caused by impaired insulin secretion (type 1 diabetes) or the improper action of this hormone (type 2 diabetes). Symptoms commonly observed by dog owners are polyuria and increased thirst. The basis for treating this disease is frequent monitoring blood glucose […]