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dogs eat grass

Why do dogs eat grass?

Lots of dogs eat grass. Sometimes they eat and swallow it; sometimes they seem to just grab and spit it out. Do you also worry about this behavior, asking yourself: Is my dear pup hungry? Bored? Or maybe sick? The fact is that even if your dog enjoys a well-balanced diet, he/she may still go for the green stuff on a regular basis.


Di quanto esercizio ha bisogno un cane?

How much exercise does my dog need?

Every dog needs daily exercise to expend extra energy and maintain health and fitness. Regular exercise also has significant day-to-day effects on a dog’s behavior as it can reduce some behaviors done out of anxiety or boredom. Dogs — particularly puppies and young dogs — have a lot of energy, and if they don’t get the chance to burn it off, destructive behavior is often the result. Are you also a dog owner? Then you have probably found yourself wondering…. (more…)

Allergien beim Hund - ist mein Hund betroffen?

Dog allergies: What you need to know

Just like people, dogs can get allergic reactions when their immune systems begin to recognize certain everyday substances as dangerous. The immune system is designed to protect us, but when it mistakes non-harmful environmental substances as threats, then allergic reactions occur. For example, if your dog eats a specific ingredient and the dog’s immune system views it as a threat, an extreme allergic reaction occurs. Whether we are talking about people or pets, the cause of allergies is an overactive immune system. Here’s what you need to know about dog allergies.


Dog food & nutrition

Checking the safety of dog food has become a widening concern over the past decade, especially after the 2007 news regarding numerous recalls on China-sourced dog food. Dog owners have become more savvy consumers who carefully read labels and want to know where their dog food comes from (even when it’s made in America) and its contents.