Today experts claim that 60% of dogs will develop cancer. A 2005 study found that dogs on a dry commercial pet food diet were 90% less likely to develop cancer if they were fed leafy green vegetables at least 3 times per week. Dogs fed yellow or orange vegetables were 70% less likely. If you
Living inside of your dog’s gut are around 1,000 different kinds of bacteria. Paired with other tiny organisms like viruses and fungi, they make what’s known as the microbiota, or the microbiome. Like a fingerprint, each dog’s microbiota is unique and is determined by their mothers’ microbiota, their environment, diet and lifestyle. It affects everything
X-rays help identify everything from broken bones to foreign objects in the body, helping vets decide on the best course of treatment, however the x-ray process does carry risks for our dogs. We look at the process and what you can do to reduce the risks.
Worms can cause many health problems, but so can the chemical flea and worm treatments our vets recommend. Thankfully we can reduce our dog's worm burden naturally and help keep them healthy without resorting to harsh chemicals.
Vaccination plays a central role in protecting dogs from major canine infectious diseases. These include viral and bacterial diseases, which can cause significant illness and are difficult to treat. Only you and your dog’s vet can decide what vaccinations are necessary for your dog, but it pays to educate yourself to know what the risks