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 […]

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 […]

Diabetes in dogs – do you know how to react in an emergency?

Diabetes is a disease that means the body is unable to properly regulate its glucose metabolism.  Glucose is typically metabolized by insulin, a hormone created in the pancreas. There are two types of diabetes, insulin resistance (Type 2 Diabetes, which is more common in cats, and the inability to create insulin (Type 1 Diabetes) which […]

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 […]

EHAA – a test that is worth doing

Elemental Hair Analysis EHAA determines levels of 24 nutritional and toxic elements and proportions of elements in the dog’s body. EHAA test should be done by every owner who wants his dog to be healthy and enjoy the proper physical condition. For this purpose, he should check if he balances his meals in an appropriate […]

Warning signs that your dog has a heart problem

Just like people, dogs can suffer from heart issues, and if the problems are serious enough, dogs can even die from them. Protect your dog’s heart health by knowing the common signs and causes, learning how to keep their heart strong, and what to do if a problem exists. There are several possible symptoms that […]