Dog diarrhoea getting you down? Have you tried feeding cooked green bananas??? This article looks at the use of green bananas as a treatment for persistent diarrhoea and discusses the therapeutic benefits of green bananas.
Are you confused about the whole mercury and heavy metals thing when it comes to feeding fish to your dogs? Here we discuss 3 of the most dangerous fish to avoid and 3 of the safest fish to feed your dogs.
I am always on the lookout for foods I can add to my dogs’ diets to make them healthier. 70% of your dog's immune system resides in its gut. In this post, I explore 5 wholefoods we can feed on a daily basis to support gut health.
Enzymes in food help the digestion process by breaking down carbohydrates, fats and protein. Raw fresh food contain live enzymes. Food processed at high temperatures (such as kibble) are depleted of enzymes. So what are the consequences of improper food digestion? They may have a stressed digestive system.
The ancient physician Hippocrates first taught that virtually, 'all disease begins in the gut.' Feeding foods rich in probiotics, the “good” bacteria that live in the gut and aid digestion, is one way to ensure that your dog's gut is functioning optimally. The 4 probiotic-rich foods listed here are easy to make and buy.
You know that core exercises are good for you. But did you know that they are good for your dog too? A strong core goes beyond the doggy equivalent of a 6-pack. Daily tasks like sitting, standing, bending to pee and poo all require core muscles. The stronger they are, the more comfortable your dog and the less likely he will suffer a muscular injury.
Boiled green bananas are an effective anti-diarrheal. Cooked green bananas are popular as a side dish in many Caribbean islands where they are used like potatoes. Unlike ripe bananas, unripe green bananas are not sweet. When cooked they have the texture and taste of potatoes. And are delicious!
The easiest way to feed a dog pills is to hide it in food. For dogs on special and limited diets it can be a challenge finding food for stuffing pills. Fish is low in saturated fat, sodium and rich in vitamin D and omega 3 fatty acids. The strong smell of fish will help mask the scent of the pill.
Super boost your homemade bone broth by adding these 2 ingredients - shiiitake mushrooms and kombu seaweed. Learn how these superfoods can superboost your broth. And how you can make a delicious mushroom soup with the leftover mushrooms!
Banaban's extra Virgin coconut oil powderis a yummy and easy way to reap the benefits of coconut oil for your dogs (without any of the side effects like loose stools from overdosing). It is made from 100% cold pressed air-dried certified organic coconut meat harvested in Fiji.
Elevated feeders make eating and drinking more comfortable for arthritic pets, particularly if there is stiffness in the neck or back. The elevated bowls ease strain on muscles and joints. Learn about the benefits and how to determine the comfortable feeder height for your dog.
Myth: Harnesses make dogs pull. Do you use a gadget like a harness or halti to control your leash-pulling dog? Like all gadgets, they can help, but only if used properly. Learn how to choose a well-fitting harness and why you should not use a halti or no-pull harness to control your dog.