Dog Health

Helping Dog Car Sickness

Helping Dog Car Sickness

Dog’s can get car sick just like humans. Our dog was sick in the car a lot more when he was a puppy and thankfully seems to have grown out of it as he’s got older. It does tend to affect puppies more.  What can we do to treat or even prevent car sickness in […] Read more…

Helping your pet get ready for life after lockdown

Helping your pet get ready for life after lockdown

Phil Younger, co-founder, The PharmPet Co Pet owners across the UK have spent the past three months with their pets by their side day and night. If our dogs and cats could speak, it would be interesting to know how they’re feeling about the prospect of their owners venturing out into the world without them […] Read more…

Can Dogs Have Allergies?

Can Dogs Have Allergies?

We all consider our dogs as family. We know almost everything about them; what they love, what they hate and sometimes how they feel. However, do we know if our dogs have certain allergies that we need to be wary of? Can dogs have allergies? The answer is yes. Dogs are just like people. They […] Read more…

5 Top Apps For Dog Owners

5 Top Apps For Dog Owners

Your dog is part of your family, and so naturally, you’ll want to keep your pooch happy and healthy. Owning a dog can be hard work, they’ll take up lots of your time and attention, but of course, they are well worth the effort! Dog ownership means learning about plenty of different things, from pet […] Read more…

What Human Foods Can Dogs Eat?

What Human Foods Can Dogs Eat?

While you’re eating your tasty afternoon meal, your little buddy is sitting next to you, staring at you, like what you’re putting in your mouth is the only thing important in this universe. At this point, we all tend to want to feed our little buddies. So, what are safe human foods for dogs? Let’s […] Read more…

Are Basset Hounds Good Pets?

Are Basset Hounds Good Pets?

Basset Hounds are friendly and docile dogs that can be easily identified by their large, bulky body, droopy ears, and stubby legs. Basset, as a matter of fact, derives from the word bas, which is the definition for low in French. They are also known for their ability to track and hunt as well as […] Read more…

Can You Treat A Cruciate Ligament Injury in Dogs Without Surgery?

Can You Treat A Cruciate Ligament Injury in Dogs Without Surgery?

Our dog managed to injure himself a few weeks ago, he ran inside the house to bark at something and came back out limping! We were in the garden so didn’t see what he did, we could only guess he slipped on the kitchen floor or something like that? At first, we thought he’d hurt […] Read more…

What's Blue Green Algae?

Is Blue-Green Algae Dangerous to Dogs?

I was shocked to read recently that blue-green algae organisms, which are dangerous to dogs and humans have been found in a lake where I regularly walk my dog. Luckily he hasn’t entered the water lately. What are blue-green algae? They are a group of organisms called cyanobacteria and have been named blue-green algae because […] Read more…

Where Do Dogs Get Worms and Other Parasites From?

Where Do Dogs Get Worms and Other Parasites From?

There are a variety of worms that cause illness in your dogs such as heartworms, hookworms, roundworms, tapeworms, and whipworms. What causes worms in dogs? Let’s take a closer look. Hookworms Hookworms are predominately found in dog faeces. If your dog eats these faeces they can develop this condition. Look for the following signs: loose […] Read more…

Diarrhoea In Dogs

Diarrhoea In Dogs

Diarrhoea in dogs is quite common and can be caused by various things, here are some common causes of diarrhoea in your dog. Changing Dog Food Changing dog food is the greatest cause of diarrhoea in dogs. A dog that has been used to eating one brand dog food then suddenly given another type of […] Read more…

Treadmills For Dogs

Treadmills For Dogs

Humans aren’t the only ones needing a good workout, your dog does too and should be taken out regularly. Treadmills for dogs come in handy when you can’t go out. Here are some reasons why you should get a dog treadmill. Dog Treadmills Are Convenient A dog treadmill is convenient especially when the weather is […] Read more…

Slugs and Snails can be Harmful to Dogs

Slugs and Snails can be Harmful to Dogs

Slugs and snails can be harmful to dogs if eaten and can be fatal if the dog is not treated in time. Why are they dangerous? Some slugs and snails carry lungworm larvae and a dog can become infected if the larvae are consumed. Larvae can be present in the slime that slugs and snails […] Read more…

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