Category: Dog Health

12 Best Superfoods for Dogs

Superfoods for Dogs We hear a lot about superfoods for humans but there are also superfoods for dogs. These can either be added to the dog’s normal food or given as the occasional treat. Take care to add different food gradually to avoid tummy upsets starting with really small amounts. I posted recently about the…

Dangers of Conkers to Your Dog

Dangers of Conkers to Your Dog This is a quick post to point out the danger of conkers to your dog. These are the fruit of the horse chestnut tree and are often confused with chestnuts which are similar, but completely edible.   What are Conkers? Conkers are the fruit of the horse chestnut tree.…

Ear Infections In Dogs

Ear Infections In Dogs Does your dog shake his head from side to side? He may have an ear infection. Other symptoms can include A nasty odour from the ear Pawing and scratching at the ears. A discharge or the ear can look crusty or dirty. The dog may experience hearing loss. The ear may…

Cataracts in Older Dogs (Canine cataracts)

Cataracts in Older Dogs (Canine cataracts) Cataracts are a common occurrence in older dogs. However, they are also common if the dog is diabetic or has sustained an eye injury. Have you noticed a milkiness or cloudiness in your older dogs eyes? Does the dog bump into things and have trouble seeing in dim light? This…

Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

How To Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer, (Dog Sunburn, and Dehydration) It’s really important to keep a close eye on your dog during the hot Summer months. If we feel hot and bothered you can only imagine how the heat is affecting our dogs with thick furry coats. There are some innovative products that…