Dog Health Blog
The terms rawhide, beef knuckles, ribs, pig ears and hooves are petty much self-explanatory, but what about these sticks? Why so much mystery? Some modest merchants may occasionally refer to them as “beef tendons” or “dried muscles" which is half a truth. It’s time to announce to the world what these sticks really are because according to a survey a good amount of people are pretty much clueless about them. Read more about bully sticks.
Fish oil is one of the most important supplements you can give to dogs of all ages. In younger dogs it makes coats shine, in pups it boosts mental development and research has even shown that it can make fat dogs thin. But what are the benefits for older dogs?
As dogs get older they become more susceptible to illness, just like older humans. If you've ever felt the heartbreak of watching your trusted companion trying to pull himself up when his joints are stiff, you’ll know how difficult life can be for mutts who are going grey around the muzzle.
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|Gastric dilation volvulus (GDV), commonly known as “bloat,” is a life-threatening condition that can affect every breed of any age at any time. Bloat is the second most common cause of death in dogs, proving to be fatal in roughly 50% of cases. Though all dogs are susceptible to canine bloat, there are certain factors that can increase the risks significantly. Currently, only two treatments exist for bloat, and with no absolutely way to prevent it, knowing the canine bloat symptoms is a necessity. Read more on dog breeds most at risk for bloat...
|Considering buying an elevated feeder for your pup or aging dog? Elevated dog dishes are becoming the more popular feeding bowl on the market these days. They are available in various designs, materials, heights and price ranges. Unlike your run-of-the-mill feed bowl, raised dog feeders can provide a number of benefits for both you and your furry friend, but be sure to do your research to see if it’s the right fit for your four legged friend. Read more about elevated feeders...|