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    Will an organic diet really benefit your dog?

    Posted 20 September 2016 by VetVits

    If you eat organic foods, shouldn’t your pet eat the same? This is a question that health conscious pet owners across the globe are asking themselves, but the answer isn’t as straightforward as we would hope.






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    Arthritis in young dogs: how to care for your pet

    Posted 20 September 2016 by VetVits

    Arthritis can be a debilitating condition in any pet, but when arthritis is diagnosed in young dogs it is particularly saddening. However by being in tune with your young dog’s health and gaining a fuller understanding of canine arthritis, it needn’t detriment your dog’s health or quality of life. 





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    Antioxidants and other essential nutrients your senior dog needs

    Posted 20 September 2016 by VetVits

    It’s inevitable that our much-loved canine companions will age and with their advancing years comes a waning of their physical and mental capabilities. It’s important to understand what oxidative damage is and how antioxidants can have a positive effect on their body.







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    Spotting and treating flea-related illnesses in dogs

    Posted 10 August 2016 by VetVits

    Fleas are not only pesky critters that can drive your dog crazy, they can also carry secondary diseases that can harm your dog’s health and potentially your health as well. Managing them can be a challenge too, so to help you maintain your dog's overall wellbeing, understanding the most common flea-related diseases in dogs and knowing how to treat them are vitally important.  





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    Understanding common causes of worms in dogs

    Posted 10 August 2016 by VetVits

    Responsible dog owners are committed to keeping their much-loved pets healthy and an important part of this is preventing worm infestation. Worms are hidden parasites; they’re inside the body so their presence is often only detected when symptoms appear. Rather than waiting until their dog is unwell, it’s better for owners to avoid infestation in the first place. 



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    How the right diet can help ward off your dog’s worms

    Posted 10 August 2016 by VetVits

    Good nutrition is an essential part of keeping your dog in the best of health. A well-balanced diet provides the nutrients and energy your dog needs to maintain their body’s functions and enjoy an active life. 



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    Preventing arthritis in dogs with simple lifestyle changes

    Posted 10 August 2016 by VetVits

    Osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease, is a common ailment in our dogs as they age. Wear and tear on the joints over the years results in erosion of joint cartilage and thinning of joint fluid, which reduces its cushioning and lubricating effects. The result is pain, reduced mobility and a lower quality of life for our much-loved canine companions. 



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    Understanding behavioural changes in senior dogs

    Posted 10 August 2016 by VetVits

    Due to advancements in nutrition and health care, pets are living longer and longer. As a result, the care of geriatric pets is an area that is fast advancing in veterinary medicine in order to serve their differing needs. Whereas younger dogs are more likely to suffer from infectious disease and trauma, older dogs are more likely to develop arthritis, hormonal disorders and cancer.



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    Lower calories, higher fibre: what diet is best for senior dogs?

    Posted 10 August 2016 by VetVits

    A key pillar of health for your older dog is high-quality nutrition. Both the quality and quantity of life can be extended in our older pets as long as we tend to their nutrition, for they are what they eat. But what diet should you choose?



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    Soothing itchy skin in dogs and how to tell when it's an allergy

    Posted 21 July 2016 by VetVits

    Worried about your pup’s scratching? You’ll be relieved to know that itching and other skin disorders are very common in dogs. 


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