How you can help your dog through a phantom pregnancy

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Phantom pregnancy is a condition which is a tiresome one for the owner as well as the dog.  Bitches who suffer from this can often go on to experience it at every subsequent season.  You often will notice the obvious physical symptoms such as milk production and swollen teats. But also sometimes emotional symptoms too

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Step 4: Herbal medicines for treating canine skin disorders

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What’s herbs got to do with it? Herbs in the form of carefully formulated and properly regulated medicines have proved over many years to often be the more permanent answer to many of the non-specific skin conditions that dogs suffer from. This shouldn’t really be a surprise as even today the majority of conventional medicines

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Step 3: Nutrition’s role in your dog’s skin health

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We always recommend reviewing your dog’s nutrition as part of the 4 Step Plan for managing your dogs skin disorder. How can a raw diet help skin diseases? The simple, fresh, nutritious nature of the raw diet, along with the flexibility to tailor diets to an individual, provides a useful tool in managing skin disease

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Step 2: Itchy skin, grooming for relief

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Step 2:  Your dog’s itchy skin, grooming for relief “My dog’s got bald patches – what can it be?” “We’ve been unlucky; her breed is susceptible to skin issues.” “He must have got it from a dog at the park, and now he never stops scratching! What can I do?” As a groomer, these are

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Step 1: Who’s been sleeping in my bed? Your dog’s bedding

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As obvious it may seem there are some really simple things to address if your dog suffers with itchy skin which can really prove really beneficial. In some ways when your dog is suffering it is easy to go straight down the route of medication but we always encourage customers to tackle the problem in

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Why give Glucosamine and Chondroitin to my dog?

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If you are looking for a pharmaceutical quality joint supplement that contains the best ingredients yet doesn’t cost the earth, Glucosamine & Chondroitin Tablets are the perfect choice! Glucosamine naturally occurs in the connective and cartilage tissues and contributes to the strength, flexability and elasticity of these tissues.  However due to injury or just normal

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10 ways to keep your pet in perfect health this winter

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Now that winter has well and truly arrived, here are our top tips to keep your pet healthy this winter 1. Keep your dogs and cats away from anti-freeze, it contains Ethylene Glycol which  is incredibly poisonous to dogs and cats and unfortunately intake can lead to complete kidney failure. It’s sweet taste is particularly

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Can you help fleas stay away naturally?

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Due to this particularly wet and mild winter we are getting lots of customers contacting us about fleas, which is quite unusual for this time of year!  These annoying pests not only  irritate pets, and the scratching caused is tiresome for owners too, but more importantly they can also cause severe skin problems in both

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Pigmentation and Winter Nose

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Keeping good pigmentation throughout the year can be difficult and often issues such as a change in drinking water, lack of sunshine or a bitch following a season or whelping can be contributory factors. It is one of the more specific problems of particular concern in show dogs and affects some breeds more than others,

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Peanut Butter – Is it safe for your dog?

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There have been many articles and stories in the press and on social media recently about the possible dangers of giving Peanut Butter to dogs, so we thought you might find it useful to have some more information on this.  We’ve done some research and this is what we’ve found out, we hope it helps.

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