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Dog poo- What it can tell you about dog health

Dog poo- What it can tell you about dog health

While we may not like to talk about it, everybody poos! This, of course, includes our trustworthy canine companions. In fact, many owners are quite familiar with their fluffy friends’ stools, thanks to the fact that they are the ones picking them up and disposing of them on every walk. While ‘poo patrol’ may seem like a thankless task, it can actually provide some invaluable insight into our dogs’ overall health. Consistency A normal dog poo should be solid in consistency so that you can pick it up cleanly off the ground without it becoming stuck or leaving a portion...

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Probiotic Meaty Treats

Probiotic Meaty Treats

We are very excited to introduce something special we have been working on behind the scenes here at Pooch & Mutt. This new range of tasty treats targets some important areas of canine health and offers a range of benefits. From skin and coat to mental wellbeing and oral hygiene, there is something here for every pooch and mutt. As well as helping to address underlying issues, the ingredients in these Meaty Treats can also prevent problems from developing in the first place. These treats can be fed whenever you like, such as during training sessions and as little rewards...

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Why Pooch & Mutt?

Why Pooch & Mutt?

Functional Foods: When your dog needs a food that does more than just sustain them, our Functional Foods are the ideal solution. A range of practical dry diets, dogs will benefit from the fresh, all-natural ingredients that have been purposefully chosen to fulfil specific purposes. One of our most popular offerings is our ‘Calm & Relaxed’ dry food which helps settle excitable dogs. Or, for those with chronic joint disease, we would highly recommend our ‘Joint Care’ diet which is rich in glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate. Superfoods: For the pampered pooches in the pack, Pooch & Mutt have developed a...

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Prebiotics and Anxiety

Prebiotics and Anxiety

Written by Veterinary Dr Linda Simon The use of prebiotics and probiotics has really taken off in recent years. This is true both in human medicine and in the veterinary sector. People are gaining a whole new perspective on the many potential benefits that these dietary supplements can offer. Prebiotics are fibre that act as a food source for the ‘friendly’ bacteria and yeast known as probiotics. While prebiotics are non-digestible, they allow the resident probiotics to multiply and thrive. This means more ‘good bacteria’ and less of the bad ones. In this way, they lead to a healthy and robust...

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Anxiety in Dogs: How to keep your dog calm

Anxiety in Dogs: How to keep your dog calm

Written by Veterinary Dr Linda Simon    While bonfire night is an evening enjoyed by many, it can be utter hell for those owners with nervous pets. Frustratingly, as these owners will be well aware, the bonfires and fireworks are no longer reserved to one evening alone and can be seen and heard for many nights before and after the fifth of November. While any dog can be adversely affected by the events on bonfire night, those who are naturally highly-strung and anxious tend to suffer the most. The whooshes, pops and bangs coupled with the flashes of bright light in...

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