Toxic foods that Dogs and Cats should Never Eat

Cats are true carnivores, which means they rarely prefer something different other than meat, milk and products containing these. Conversely, unlike cats, dogs are omnivores (just like us humans!), which means that besides meat, dogs also eat vegetables and fruits for a balanced diet. There are a number of common foods that dogs and cats should never eat no matter how cute they are staring at you when you are eating – including the following:…

How to Tell if Your Dog is Lactose Intolerant

Human babies get their nutrients from milk. In order to break down the nutrients found in milk, babies need a significant amount of an enzyme called lactase. However, as the babies grow up and start eating soft and, eventually, solid food, the body cuts back on lactase production since it no longer has much function. That is why almost 65 per cent of the human population have reduced ability to digest milk after infancy. In…

How Much Water Should a Dog Drink a Day? – Dog Hydration

I’m sat in my kitchen watching my dog drinking water (yes, that’s all I do all day..) and he drinks it like it’s his favourite thing in the world. We all know that water is important, that something that we can’t live without. On average, between 50% and 65% of the adult human body is water and more or less the same can be said about dogs. According to Veterian Key, around 60% of an…

Can Dogs Get High? – Impact of Marijuana on Dogs

We have previously written an article, covering whether CBD oil is good & safe for dogs. But what about THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which is the psychoactive part of marijuana? With cannabis being legalized in more states in the USA and other parts of the world, I feel this is something we need to talk about. Can dogs get high from marijuana and what’s more, is it dangerous for them? Can Dogs Get High? Yes, dogs can…

CBD Oil for Dogs – Is it Good & Safe for Dogs?

Are you thinking of giving your dog CBD oil? CBD oil is a hot topic at the moment for us humans. We always hear people talking about the benefits it can provide. For example, CBD oil is to used to manage migraines, joint pain and even anxiety & stress. joint pain. Even Joe Rogan, my favourite podcaster/comedian is a regular CBD oil user! Kim Kardashian has had CBT-based baby shower – which actually sounds quite…

Common Myths about Dog Feeding

Are you concerned about the food your dog is eating? Confused about all the conflicting information available? Not sure if you are feeding the right food for your dog? Then join the club, as I was exactly in the same position when I first became interested in the science of dog nutrition. Unfortunately, I was quickly disillusioned with the vast amount of conflicting information available. “Old Wives Tales”, myths, and pet food industry marketing left…