We’ve compiled a list of what we think are the 12 best supplements for your dog, including vitamins, minerals, prebiotics, probiotics and more. Supplements are becoming increasingly popular in the companion animal industry, following the successes of the human supplement industry. So we’ve taken a look at just what those
We all know how important diet and nutrition are in maintaining good health, for both ourselves and our pets. This is why it is important to provide our animals with a varied diet, to ensure that they receive all the nutrients they need and to prevent deficiencies. Whilst we may feed certain
A recent study by Cats Protection investigated whether cat owners believed their cats to be overweight or not. Of the 1,120 owners asked, 23% of them deemed their cats to be overweight. The true figure of cats that would fall in to the overweight category is likely to be even
In recent months, there has been a rise in the number of premium pet food products containing EPA and DHA for dogs. EPA and DHA are simply omega-3 fatty acids – already proving popular as a human supplement.
Being a pet owner brings responsibilities as well as privileges. One of the most important responsibilities is making education decisions about what is best for your pet. For most cat owners, sterilisation (neutering) is one of these educated decisions. In fact around 90% of cats in the UK are neutered
Pregnant dogs require very different nutritional needs than normal dogs and it’s important to educate yourself on them, if you plan on becoming a breeder or if your pet has fallen pregnant by chance. The stages a female canine goes through is very stressful on her and her body and
Feline obesity is on the rise but many cat owners are unaware of just how fat a cat actually needs to be before they are considered overweight. An overweight cat is at risk of a number of health problems so it is in our best interests to help our moggies
One important question we often ask ourselves as dog owners is “How much should I feed my dog?”, and with canine obesity on the rise this is becoming an increasingly important question. Every breed has different energy requirements, but even dogs of the same breed can have different energy requirements
Selenium is a chemical element needed in the diet, but what exactly are the benefits of selenium and what happens if our pets don’t get enough?
Stress can often go unnoticed in dogs until it starts to manifest itself as ‘anxiety disorders’. Stress can lead to the development of a number of such disorders, whether it is stress related weight-loss, destructive behaviour, self-trauma (excessive licking or biting) or even aggression.