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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]