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Canine Colostrum ~Food for Thought

Colostrum can play a vital role in the overall health of your dog’s GI tract. This tract is a major battleground against most invading toxins, diseases or other pathogens. 393 more words


Best Tips to Help Dogs with Itchy Skin

When a dog itches, be sure, they have got fleas because that is one of the common reasons. But every time it might not be the same. 492 more words

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We would Like Your Opinion On Raw Diets

The Castle Vets team would like your opinion about raw diets please.

The raw diet debate has been going back and forth in the pet world for many years, and there has been much discussion amongst owners, breeders and vets about whether this way of feeding was good for the animals and provides a balanced diet; we know that pets thrive on raw diets as well as on complete processed diets, but vets all over the country have seen many health problems linked to poor nutrition or hygiene in pets that have been fed a poorly balanced raw meaty bone diet, because it is so easy to get things wrong – and as a profession we also see some problems with dogs that eat animal bones, such as gut impaction and perforated bowels. 145 more words

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Buchu Moisturizing Oil-Preventive of Fleas and Ticks

Prevention of dogs from fleas and ticks are essential. If these parasites cannot be removed or prevented from the skin of the pet dogs, they will be sick. 486 more words

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Colgate is betting that you care as much about your pet's mouth as your kid's

If Americans really are having dogs instead of children, it makes perfect sense for consumer products giants to pay attention.

And that certainly seems to be what Colgate-Palmolive is doing.   321 more words

Finding the Truth in Pet Food Labels

Pet nutrition can be a difficult thing. If you ask 10 people what you should feed your pet, you will undoubtedly get 10 different opinions. From dry to canned; from raw to home-cooked; there are foods that pet guardians swear by. 502 more words


What’s the best dog food diet and what are the real costs of dog obesity?

There is no escaping the fact that dog obesity is on the rise, a point on which 77% of UK vets agree. This is seen as down to a number of factors, such as the humanisation of pet foods or an increasing emotional connection between pets and owners – the market research company, Mintel, in their Pet Food and Supplies UK March 2012 report, 66% of pet owners say they “treat their pet with as much care as they would a child”.   718 more words