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3 things you didn't know about dog joints

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3 things you didn't know about dog joints

Dog joints are often an area of concern, as a healthy dog tends to live an active life. A pooch over the age of seven is at risk of developing problems with joint health and using dog joint supplements, or dog joint medicine can help. It's never too early to start; puppy joints can benefit from them as well! 1. How dog joints work - Dog joints (and puppy joints) are lubricated with a small amount of fluid and covered with a layer of cartilage. This enables free and smooth movement. - As dogs get older, this layer of cartilage...

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The ad that the Big Pet food companies are trying to ban

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The ad that the Big Pet food companies are trying to ban

The environment is the hot topic on everyone’s lips at the moment, and rightly so. For far too long big companies have put profits ahead of the planet and we are all becoming increasingly aware of how unsustainable this is. We need new approaches in a lot of industries to start fixing these issues and it tends to fall to smaller, more innovative, caring companies to develop these products and get them to market. These companies then need to promote these products. The new products and marketing are a threat to big, established companies, who have been resting on their...

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Overweight dog? Here's what you need to know

Overweight dog? Here's what you need to know

A fat dog can experience severe health problems including heart disease, high blood pressure and respiratory disease. Here's what you need to know about overweight dogs.

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It’s time to end the hypocrisy of ‘Big Pet Food’

It’s time to end the hypocrisy of ‘Big Pet Food’

By Guy Blaskey, founder Pooch and Mutt. The pet food market is a prime example of the hypocrisy of the large, multinational ‘Big Food’ companies. Yet another multinational, Mars, is trying to claw back some of the decreasing market shares of its brands like Pedigree with the launch of Nutro in the UK. Nutro claims to have a “commitment to clean”. They say that a pet’s food “energizes them from the inside out” and that the recipes are “simple, purposeful and trustworthy - made of real, recognizable non-GMO ingredients”. This stinks of hypocrisy. Nutro is not an independent company, it...

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How a professional dog walker's Lab keeps up with her 4 hours a day regime

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How a professional dog walker's Lab keeps up with her 4 hours a day regime

Professional dog walker Jo Joyce guides us through her business essentials and how her 8 year old Labrador Bessie, keeps up with her intense 4 hours a day walking schedule. How long have you used Mobile Bones for?  We've been giving Bessie Mobile Bones for at least three years, since she had a few lumps removed. Initially it was to help aid her recovery and then we continued, due to the fact she is getting to a stage in life where we think it advantageous. Bessie has dog walks that can be up to 4 hours a day and still runs around, chasing...

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