Wellness for your dog
‘Wellness’ has recently become a hot topic amongst us humans. Both our mental and physical wellbeing is of top priority, especially as we enter into January, and turn over that ‘new leaf’.
Fun for ALL the family
Here at Blue Pet Co, we know how important it is to keep our dogs happy, so we have put together a few ideas on how to amuse your dog over the festive period.
Managing Dogs (and puppies) At Christmas
Everybody wants Christmas to run as smoothly as possible and managing a busy household and your dog can at times be challenging.
The Do’s and Don’ts of a “furry” Merry Christmas!
Christmas can be one of the most enjoyable times of the year for both you and your furry best friend. But there are some things that may get in the way of this. So, to ensure this is a happy and healthy one, I have drafted a list of Do’s and Don’ts for the festive…
Osteoarthritis = Degenerative joint disease Definition: The cartilage found in our pets joints may degenerate over time, leading to loss of joint movement and, in many cases, pain. Thinning and breakdown of cartilage within the joints leads to changes in the underlying bone. We then see bony outgrowths and a build-up of fluid within the…
Gum Disease / Periodontal disease
Prevention is better than cure! Definition: Periodontal disease is infection and inflammation of the tissues that surround the teeth.Gingivitis is inflammation of the gums and is the early form of periodontal disease. Cause: This is caused by bacteria in the mouth and the body’s own response to these bacteria!Plaque is a sticky colorless film of bacteria…
Working with the over-reactive dog Part 2
In part 2 I will describe the training required to help dogs be less reactive.
Helping a rescue dog settle in
Getting a rescue dog can be exciting and nerve wracking in equal measure.
Getting Your Over-Reactive Dog Ready for Training
Teaching a dog to be less reactive can be very challenging, as the environment they react in can be very difficult to control and avoiding triggers is not always possible. Here are some tips on how you can improve your dog’s over reactive behaviour.