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What to do with your Halloween Pumpkin

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What to do with your Halloween Pumpkin

Make Spooky Halloween Dog Treats  Pooch & Mutt’s recipe for spooky Halloween treats with pumpkin and mint to keep your dog’s breath fresh.   Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 25 mins Total Time: 50 mins   Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin puree 2 large eggs 4 cups whole wheat flour 1 apple cored and grated 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped   Directions: Preheat oven to 175 degrees C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat; set aside. Beat the pumpkin puree and eggs until well combined, about 1­2...

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Keep your dog calm during fireworks

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Keep your dog calm during fireworks

Now is the time to start preparing your dog for Fireworks. It may seem like a while away, but a bit of action now can save a lot of anguish later. Dogs are far more sensitive to sounds and vibrations than we are, so are understandably scared by fireworks. It is also very hard to get them to understand that we we are letting off small explosive devices to celebrate someone trying to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605, and that this is just for fun. Until we can get dogs to understand us a bit better the...

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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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How to help a hyper / nervous / badly behaved dog

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How to help a hyper / nervous / badly behaved dog

There's no such thing as a badly behaved, tired dog Some dogs have more energy than others. This can be down to breed, genetics, nutrition and many other factors. However one thing is for sure, if a dog is tired enough it will not be badly behaved. If your dog is totally hyper it may need more exercise. Nutrition is key Just like with children, if you feed dog junk food they are more likely to behave badly. The first step to getting your dog behaving well is to give them a high quality dog food, like one of Pooch...

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