Specialised nutrition – formulated with decades of research on ageing– can make a big difference for your 7+ old cat! Science Plan™ Youthful Vitality is just what your older cat needs: formulated with ingredients to support energy & vitality, brain function, a luxurious coat, and more!
Ready to move on from bowls on the floor to a one-of-a-kind pet feeding area? These DIY dog feeding station ideas will help you find materials that match your home's decor and teach you how to create an area that's as unique as your dog.
Unfortunately, if he has stiff joints or mobility problems, he’s not getting the most out of life. It is not difficult to guess that a dog´s quality of life is affected by his ability to jump, walk and run like a healthy young dog. Joint and mobility-related conditions can keep him from enjoying walks or games, causing him to “slow down” or even seem older than he should. Luckily, we can offer you a food that is proven to interrupt the cycle of osteoarthritis, improve mobility and soothe joints. Find out more…
When your cat needs to shed some weight, you want to be able to reward her success. Be sure you’re giving healthy treats that support the weight loss goals you are both working hard to achieve. You can even incorporate the right treats into a new workout routine to keep her playing longer!
Did you know that giving treats to your dog is an important part of bonding? But beware – giving the wrong treats at the wrong time can contribute to excess weight gain, or even accidentally reward bad behaviour! Find out more about how to appropriately share treats with your dog – when, where and what to give.
People have lately become much more aware of the nutritional needs of their cats. It used to be popular opinion that all cat foods were the same, just with different labels, and it didn't really matter which one you picked.
You see your dog itching all over, suffering gastrointestinal problems, chronic diarrhoea or gas. He might be vomiting or even ear scratching or face rubbing. You see your dog itching all over, suffering gastrointestinal problems, chronic diarrhoea or gas. He might be vomiting or even ear scratching or face rubbing.
When cats reach 11 years, they are usually classified as senior cats. This time is often characterised by a range of changes, both physical and behavioural. It’s important to be aware of this so you can make the most of the years ahead.
Obesity is a pandemic among the human population in this world, but it is steadily becoming a pet pandemic as well. Many people have a super soft spot in their hearts, their homes and their lives for their four legged companions. Lots of people see their pets as an extension of their family. While this not in itself a bad thing, it can turn into a disaster for your pet. The key to keeping that relationship healthy and long lived is discipline and a little tough love when it comes to dog diets.
For most people, our dogs are not simply pets, they part of the family. We want the best for our dogs, so that they can lead long, healthy and happy lives. When it comes to food, we want to get the best dog nutrition available.
As we grow older our dietary needs change and it is exactly the same for our canine senior citizens too. A large percentage of people have long-lived pets today, so this is something we have to think about as our dog's move into their less active and more mature years.
When you get a cat or kitten or are thinking about bringing one into your home, it is a vitally important part of that process that you do proper research first. Knowledge is power and in this case, knowledge of cat health is the power that will keep your cat healthy.
It is a common misconception that cats should be given milk regularly as a treat. The truth is that most cats are lactose intolerant so giving them cow's milk can actually cause significant health issues. Milk doesn't part of necessary cat nutrition and many cats suffer stomach upsets or other related problems because their owner thought that they were giving them a treat.
Many people think that the behaviour of their dog is an element that is affected solely by breed, environment and training (or lack of). This, however, is not entirely true. Yes, certain breeds of dogs have common specific behaviour characteristics such as boisterousness or a guarding instinct. It is also true that how you raise and train your puppy has a huge affect on their adult behaviour and personality.
In people, the right diet is very important. If you are eating the wrong way for your metabolism, activity level, age and lifestyle you could end up with health issues. The same goes for your pet, and if your cat or dog is fed an unsuitable diet, they can suffer the consequences health-wise. A balanced and high quality pet diet is incredibly important to ensure optimum health for your furry companion in all stages of their life.