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My Dog Has Allergies - Will Natural Dog Treats Help?

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My Dog Has Allergies - Will Natural Dog Treats Help?

  Signs of allergies   Does your dog scratch a lot? Does your dog lick and chew his paws? Do his ears smell? Is his skin inflamed, crusty, dry and flaky? Maybe he vomits regularly? Is gassy?  If the answer to any of the above is yes, then it's likely that your dog has allergies.  Common dog allergens are Beef Chicken Soy Wheat Dairy Egg  Lamb So how do natural dog treats help with all of this?  Here are the ingredients of a very well known and widely advertised treat that dogs go "a bit mad" for Cereals; meat and meat...

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How To Manage Your Dog When You Have Guests

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How To Manage Your Dog When You Have Guests

We had a great chat with Emma from Two Oily Ems about her business in our Dog Talk With..... series. Emma and her partner have an excellent blog, and agreed that we could share this post with you. With Christmas just around the corner, these tips could be useful if your dog can be a bit of a pork chop. Christmas day is organised, you have family coming over and it is going to be a big day.  Whether it’s Christmas day or another big event spending time with our loved ones can be a joyful time but for some dogs...

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Top Tips For A Pet Friendly Yard

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Top Tips For A Pet Friendly Yard

Our gardens are places to relax, have fun, enjoy a barbeque with friends and family, and somewhere for the 2 and 4 legged kids to let off steam. We want our dogs to be safe in the back yard, able to mooch around, without coming to any harm. Yet there are dangers, and every year dogs are admitted to vets for costly treatments due to these. So what simple steps can we take to protect our dogs and keep them safe in the garden? Escape Proof Fencing and Gates - Keep Your Dogs Contained Some dogs never try to leave,...

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Train Your Puppy and Keep Him Fit For Life

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Train Your Puppy and Keep Him Fit For Life

When you bring your puppy home at 8 weeks old, he is the most adorable little fluff ball. But just like bringing home a baby, it can also be slightly overwhelming. How will you house train him? Will he ever sleep through the night? Why does he want to eat thongs? So many questions!! There are a couple of important things to keep in mind with your new puppy. Firstly, puppy doesn't just 'know' how to do things. Just like 2 legged terrorists, puppies need to be gently shown how to become model citizens. Try to schedule very small (1...

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Why Dogs Eat Grass

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Why Dogs Eat  Grass

Dog seem to do it a lot, but why? There are a few theories as to why dogs eat grass. Dogs Like The Taste Of Grass Dogs eat grass beacuse they enjoy it. They like the taste. Mine do, especially the tender fresh shoots - they love it, and chomp happily for ages.  To Supplement Their Diet Some dogs will eat grass to supplement their diet. Grass is an excellent source of fibre, which is beneficial in supporting a healthy digestive tract. Did you know you can buy pet grass? It is packed with nutrients - vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants....

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