The Grass Guzzling Hound!

K9active Dog Blog - Dog Eats Grass

The Grass Guzzling Hound! Are you wondering why your dog eats grass? Perhaps you are worried that something is wrong with your best friend or are simply confused about his preoccupation with green shoots when out walking? Dogs eat grass for a variety of reasons and the behaviour is not as unnatural as you may think. Although dogs are known to be…

Why Does My Dog Eat Poo

K9active Dog BLog - Why Does My Dog Eat Poo

Coprophagia – Why Does My Dog Eat Poo Anyway? One of the most unsavoury habits which our dogs insist on procuring is that of eating poo. Why do dogs eat poo though and what on earth can they find so interesting about it? Read on to find out. There are a few very different reasons that dogs eat poo and if your…

Dog Health – Canine Massage at Home

As loving canine carers we have undoubtedly taken on a responsibility for the well-being of another. Living with dogs we must all to a certain extent become veterinarians, therapists, nutritional experts and physical trainers. We want to bring our dogs to the best possible health, we want them to be comfortable, physically healthy and mentally happy don’t we? Part of caring for…

Alabama Rot Hits the Headlines

A while ago we blogged about Alabama Rot disease after a couple of cases were discovered in the UK. It seems that the disease is making headlines again. Cases of Alabama Rot disease are thought to have quadrupled in the last two years, so should we be worried? Let’s take a quick look at the facts and decide shall we? Relatively new…

Dog’s nails – Clipping With Ease

Trimming dog nails

Are you wondering whether you are going to be able to ever clip your dog’s nails? Perhaps your dog is really well behaved and happy to let you touch her feet but you are scared that you may hurt her? Whatever your question about canine nail cutting read on, we can help. The Dog’s Nail The dog’s toenails are actually quite a…

Canine Influenza – What is it?

A recent outbreak of canine influenza has bought the disease into the public eye, but what is the condition, how does it affect our dogs and what can we do about it? Canine influenza, or dog flu, is a virus strain that affects dogs. Not dissimilar to human flu in it’s effect and symptoms, the only real difference is that this particular…

Canine Stress – An Overview

Dog Suffering from Stress

Workplace stress is in the public eye on an increasingly frequent basis. Canine stress is rarely referred to though. Maybe we should take a closer look at what stress is and what it does to the dog’s body as a whole? Canine stress causes all sorts of health problems. Stress is not simply the case of a dog feeling worried or anxious…

Pet Food Essential Guide | The Truth Behind Prepared Dog Food Diets

The following essential guide has been written by Vet Know-how, a leading UK natural pet food retail brand. The guide was written by Clinical Director; Jenny Philp BVMS MRCVS at Vet’s Klinic, where she talks about deciphering the nutritional value of commercially prepared dog food diets. Commercially Prepared Dog Food Diets- the good, the bad and the ugly Pet Food: Convenience Vs…