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How can I encourage my fussy dog to eat?

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How can I encourage my fussy dog to eat?

Many customers talk to us about their dog being a fussy eater. It’s  particularly common in smaller breed dogs that spend more time on the sofa than in their own bed! We know it’s hard for dog owners to imagine eating the same meal everyday is any form of fun, but it is fundamental to your dog's health. Here are our tips for encouraging your fussy dog to eat a high quality food twice a day. Dogs can eat the same dry food everyday It is important to remember that your dog won’t get ‘bored’ of eating the same food at...

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Why your dog should have probiotics every day

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Why your dog should have probiotics every day

Why you should make sure your dog gets their daily dose of probiotics  To make sure that you get ‘pickup-able poo’ To help protect them against harmful bacteria, such as E. Coli and Salmonella To help with problems, such as irritable bowel syndrome, collitis and diarrhoea To improve immunity To help with allergies To improve skin and coat condition To ensure you dog absorbs the nutrients from their food To help with behavioural issues To help keep your dog as happy and healthy as can be How can one thing do so much? The long list of what a probiotic...

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What you might not know about your dog's digestion

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What you might not know about your dog's digestion

All dogs are different, just like all human are different, and different dogs do better on different diets. To help your dog be as happy and healthy as they can possibly be it is good to understand the basics of how their digestion works. Why we eat The process of living is basically a lot of individual chemical reactions. The chemicals come in to our bodies in the form of food. Digesting is essentially breaking down the food into it's component parts, so that the body can use what it needs and excrete the waste. For example when you eat...

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