Is the Border Terrier Hypoallergenic?

Is the Border Terrier Hypoallergenic

The border terrier is a breed of small dog that originated in the United Kingdom. As I’,m a terrier fan, I often get asked ‘Is the Border Terrier Hypoallergenic?’ They are classified as one of the most popular terriers and they may be considered to be hypoallergenic due to their low-shedding coat, but there is … Read more

Hypoallergenic Dogs

Hypoallergenic Dogs

Hypoallergenic dogs have a low tendency to cause allergies in some people. Some dogs shed less than others and this may mean that they are hypoallergenic. The most common shedding dog is the Labrador Retriever, with the beaver-like tail giving away its species. The Problem with the term ‘Hypoallergenic dogs’ The term “hypoallergenic” is on … Read more

Seresto Flea Collar for Dogs

Seresto Flea Collar for Dogs

All dogs need flea protection and a Seresto flea collar for dogs protects them against fleas for 8 months. It’s comfortable and easy to use. Why you need a Flea Collar Fleas are parasites that can hang on to your dogs fur and suck from their blood supply. This is uncomfortable and itchy for your … Read more

Patterdale Terrier Allergies

Trigger Stacking in Dogs

Allergies are a common problem with patterdale terriers, and one that owners must keep in mind. Many allergies will cause symptoms in many different areas of the dog’s body. Most allergies will result in itchy skin, though some may just make the skin itchier than usual. It is important to keep track of what makes … Read more

Why do dogs have wet noses?

Why do dogs have wet noses

I often get asked ‘Why do dogs have wet noses? The nose of a dog is wet because dogs use their noses to receive information about the world around them. In short, a wet dog nose is a healthy dog nose and is what you want to see. Why do dogs have wet noses? The … Read more

Frontline for Dogs

Frontline for Dogs

If you are a dog owner you will know how distressing and uncomfortable (if not painful) fleas and ticks can be for dogs. When left untreated they can lead to further complications including skin infections and loss of fur. And so keeping on top of flea and tick treatments is very important, particularly in the … Read more

Metacam for Dogs

Metacam for Dogs

Metacam (meloxicam) is a safe and effective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for the management of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in adult dogs. It can also be used to treat acute pain and inflammatory conditions including musculoskeletal disorders, intervertebral disc disease, cranial cruciate ligament disease, hip dysplasia, and dermatologic conditions. What is Metacam for … Read more

CBD Oil for Dogs UK

CBD Oil for Dogs UK

Let’s be totally honest – Manic and CBD oil are not the words that you want to hear at your first visit with the dog trainer! But they are actually the words that were used following the trainers first meeting with our rescue Patterdale Blake! I was certainly apprehensive about trying CBD oil on my … Read more

Eye Problems in Dogs

Eye Problems in Dogs

If you are a dog owner, you will want to be aware of the most common eye problems in dogs. Of course, some breeds are more prone to eye problems than others, so make sure that you read up on your specific breed. The most common eye problems in dogs include cataracts, Glaucoma and Lens … Read more

Salmon Oil for Dogs

Salmon Oil for Dogs

We all want the best for our dogs, and that includes a wholesome, balanced diet.  Here we take a look at salmon oil and the benefits of feeding salmon oil to dogs. What is Salmon Oil? Salmon oil is made from the fish salmon, more precisely from the healthy fats found in salmon.  The oil … Read more