What if I told you that I had manufactured a food that contained everything you needed to keep you healthy and all you had to do to prepare this wonder food would be to open a tin or packet and pour it out?
You would know that it couldn't possibly be true because we all accept that for people to be truly healthy we have to eat a variety of fresh foods, foods that contain the nutrients we need in their natural, unprocessed form. Yet we are prepared to believe that dogs
Colloidal Silver for Dogs
Colloidal Silver for Dogs has many varied uses. Writing in the British medical journal, 'The Lancet' in 1914, Dr. Henry Crooks found that ''silver in the colloidal state is highly germicidal, quite harmless to humans and absolutely non-toxic. Rather than in a chemical compound, the silver in the colloidal state may be applied in a much more concentrated form, with correspondingly better results.''
More recently NASA researched 23 different
DOG URINE RUINING
READ OUR REVIEW OF DOG URINE GRASS PRODUCTS
'Green Peez herbal remedy
transformed my lawn.'
I’ve got a small garden and a medium sized dog. A few months ago, my garden was covered in brown marks caused by my dog peeing on the grass. This phenomena, known as lawn burn, is so frustrating – especially for those of us who are obsessed with their garden. If you are lucky enough to have a large garden
'Reddish brown marks under the eyes of white coated breeds of dogs are unsightly. My bichon frise Toby, has suffered from these marks for many years.
When the stains first appeared, I took Toby to the vet. My vet gave Toby a clean bill of health after a thorough examination and suggested that the tear stains were possibly genetic (in which case little could be done).'
(Jane Millar owner of Toby)
Jane's experience above is typical of many
Are you worried about the effects of chemicals on your pets?
Why not make your own safe, non toxic flea repellents?
CITRUS REPELLENT: Cut a lemon into quarters and place in a pint jug. Cover the lemon with boiling water and let it steep overnight. Next day you have a flea repellent that you can use in a spray bottle. Spray all over your dog or cat remembering especially behind the ears and around the head generally (careful of eyes),
Is your dog scared of fireworks, thunderstorms and loud noises in general? Shivers and shakes, likes to hide somewhere if possible, desperately tries to escape and if you’re unfortunate to be out on a walk when a firework goes off, your dog may well flee into the night in fear?
Does your dog suffer from separation anxiety when left home alone and perhaps either howl or bark in distress and so disturb the neighbours, or else they’re chewing your home and possessions and
Here are some articles to help you make up your mind.
Dog Neutering is an Emotive Subject for Welfare and Population Reasons
The Long-Term Health Effects of Spay / Neuter in Dogs
Early Spay-Neuter Considerations for the Canine Athlete: One Veterinarian's Opinion
Will Covid Affect My Puppy?
It’s not just humans who are suffering mental health issues from Covid restrictions. Puppies - our most vulnerable canine friends - may also be psychologically affected by this virus.
The number of puppies bought during lockdown - let’s call them Pandemic Puppies - is soaring. The attractions of a Pandemic Pup are obvious but Frances Gavin, founder of natural supplements for dogs website, Canine Natural Cures, warns that
One of the simplest ways to control fleas on your pet is to use a flea comb. Flea combs are a cheap and effective way to check whether your pet has fleas or to ensure that your chosen flea treatment is effective. If you don't have a flea comb, a child's nit comb will also do the job!
Using a flea comb couldn't be simpler. Read on to find out how to get rid of fleas using a flea comb:
Grab a flea comb and settle your dog comfortably near
Dog Biscuit Recipes
Crunchy Christmas Biscuits
240 g wholemeal flour (you can use plain flour if you want)
60g wheat germ for extra goodness
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
Preheat the oven to 400 F/ 200 C and oil a large baking sheet.
Mix dry ingredients together, stir in parsley and then add oil and water, stirring until everything is well mixed and forms a soft dough. Roll the dough out to about 1 cm