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Health and Happiness: Should you Neuter your Dog?

The second of our special guest blogs on dog neutering by veterinarian Sam Westhead of the Energetic Panacea Clinic of Dubai asking whether you should neuter your dog. Find the first part right here. … Congratulations! Your new family member has arrived and as a 4 month old puppy that means nothing but fun and games. Well not quite- there’s going to...

The Healthiest Time to Neuter: An Expert Opinion!

The first of our special guest blogs by veterinarian Sam Westhead of the Energetic Panacea Clinic of Dubai. Spaying and castrating bitches and dogs is done for many reasons which I’ll not discuss in this blog but will return to at a later date. However one of the first questions asked by the owners of a new puppy is when...
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Does Your Dog Need a Diet?

Dieting is a long established phenomenon, with obesity a widespread problem in the modern world. But it sadly doesn’t stop with us humans, our dogs are getting fat too! This is no longer an isolated problem, reports put the proportion of overweight dogs in the United States alone at over half the canine population! The time has long passed for...

Feeding your Dog Raw Poultry Necks: Tasty Treat or Health Hazard?

It might not seem appetising to us, but feeding dogs raw meat and bone is growing in popularity with owners. This is mostly thanks to the health benefits involved, but also because of increasing distrust of commercial pre packed dog food. But along with this burst of popularity also comes the issue of whether feeding your dog raw meat with...

Twisted Stomach. What All Dog Owners NEED to Know

We are all aware that cancer can affect our dogs just as much as ourselves, sadly it is the most common illness that dogs can die from. But do we know enough about the second most common? Bloat, leading to a Twisted Stomach is almost as common as cancer, and the terrible results are far more rapid and life threatening....

Is the Water you Give your Dog Safe?

​ Ever thought about what’s in the water you give your dog? If not, maybe it’s time to start! There are many types of water out there that we can refresh our dogs with, tap water of course being the traditional choice. But now you can choose from filtered water, bottled water, and pet fountains too. Our dogs have never...

Kennel Cough

Fighting Kennel Cough? Here is a great resource to help! Kennel Cough Help was created to increase knowledge and awareness of identifying, treating, and preventing kennel cough. Made up from personal experiences and extensive research, it serves as the top online resource for kennel cough symptoms, and kennel cough treatment. Every dog is different and requires a different type of...

Pet Safety Tips: Toxic Houseplants and Dogs…..

Plants provide beauty and fresh air to our indoor spaces. However, your puppy or dog may see houseplants as an extra snack or a toy. This can prove dangerous, since some plants are toxic or poisonous. Learn which plants are potentially toxic and keep them high out of reach. Some toxic houseplants include: • Amaryllis • Azalea • Caladium •...

What Everyone Ought to Know About Toxic Food and Dogs:

Many a dog owner has been known to affectionately refer to their dog as "the four-legged garbage disposal" as they will happily eat anything we are eating. Some of our favorite foods, however, can be toxic to our companions and it is important to keep these foods out of reach. The following can be toxic to your furry friend. •...

The Revolutionary BARF Diet Can Prevent Bone Diseases in Large Dog Breeds!

What is a BARF diet???? With its rather descriptive name, it conjures up interesting images. All is not what it seems! Euro Puppy has looked into what is becoming so popular today: the BARF diet… The word BARF is an acronym for Biologically Appropriate Raw Food. Every living animal on earth requires a natural and healthy, biologically appropriate diet. If...

The dangers of Inbreeding – Dalmatians and hearing loss

Inbreeding of dogs is quite a significant problem. In the quest for getting the "Perfect Dog", breeders try and wipe out variations within breeds, and this leads to a progressively smaller gene pool to choose from. What this means, is that the pups that are born are more likely to have "defective" genes that manifest themselves as congenital conditions. That...