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Dog Food and Nutrition

12/04/2017
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Dogs & Chocolate: Why It’s Toxic & What To Do

Easter is coming up and we’re sure you’ve seen all the warnings about not letting your dog eat chocolate, but do you know what to do if they do eat chocolate, and what else to avoid? Why Can’t Dogs Eat Chocolate? Chocolate contains cocoa and cocoa contains the compound theobromine. Dogs find this substance very difficult to digest, and this can lead to increased blood pressure, vomiting, dehydration, abdominal pains, seizures and in some cases, death. As a general rule, the darker the chocolate, the more theobromine it will contain,... Read More

Dog Friendly Hot Cross Buns Recipe

These hot cross buns make ideal Easter-themed treats for your dog, and also work as an excellent gift for any dog-loving friends. Traditional hot cross buns contain raisins that can cause kidney failure in canines; these buns instead contain cranberries and grated carrot, and dogs love them! Feed as a tasty breakfast treat on Easter Sunday.

The Benefits of Royal Jelly

Royal jelly is a milky-white substance worker bees produce to feed queen bees and bee larva. The queen bee feeds solely on royal jelly, and as a result, lives up to 50 times longer than the average bee (between three and eight years typically). The vitamin rich nature of royal jelly has now led to its use in beauty products and food supplements for both humans and animals alike.

Canine Christmas Bake Recipe

Our pets are a part of the family, and many of them will be joining us for Christmas dinner. This is an ideal recipe to use up leftovers after Christmas dinner, and is a great way to involve your dog in the festivities. This recipe will make a large bake big enough for approximately three meals for a medium sized dog. You can easily adjust the measurements accordingly depending on how many leftovers you have and how big your dog’s appetite is.

Homemade Christmas Dog Biscuits Recipe

Christmas is in the air, and baking these tasty dog biscuits is a great way to involve your pet in the festivities. They contain seasonal spices, which are all tasty and safe for dogs to eat, and can benefit any overindulged, upset stomachs. These biscuits would make for a thoughtful present for any dog-owning friends, and could also be used for dog training.

Baking for Dogs

You can vary recipes from something simple to more of a challenge as you see fit. Most dog treat recipes contain no added sugar (so are ideal for keeping canine teeth healthy), and are also an elegant way to utilise a wide variety of leftovers. Just remember to only use food that is safe for dogs to consume.

Product Profile: Green Interactive Feeder

The Green Interactive Feeder was recently awarded with two prizes at the Global Pet Expo, America’s biggest annual pet trade show. The feeder came first in the dog category of the New Products Showcase, and it was also named as one of the Expo’s top ten pet products of 2013.

Product Profile: The Benefits of Evening Primrose Oil

Evening primrose oil originates from the seeds of the Oenothera Biennis plant, native to North America. Also known as “king’s-cure-all”, “night willow” and “primrose tree”, the evening primrose oil (EPO) plant was introduce to Europe in 1614. The vitamin rich nature of EPO has now led to its use in beauty products and food supplements for both humans and animals alike.

Christmas Dinner Terrine for Dogs

Our pets are a part of the family, and many of them will be joining us for Christmas dinner. This is an ideal recipe to use up left-overs after Christmas dinner, and is a great way to involve your dog in the festivities. This recipe will make a large terrine big enough for approximately six meals for a medium sized dog. You can easily adjust the measurements accordingly depending on how many leftovers you have.

How to Make Homemade Christmas Dog Biscuits

Christmas is in the air, and baking these tasty dog biscuits is a great way to involve your pet in the festivities. They contain seasonal cinnamon, apple and cranberry, which are all tasty and safe for dogs to eat. These biscuits would make for a thoughtful present for any dog-owning friends, and could also be used for dog training.