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All From A Dog Called Coco

June 01, 2021 Heather Murphy

All from a little red rescue pup
How one little red, rescue dog impacted the lives of so many. The dog that had a lot to answer for.  This little red dog was born at the SPCA, then spent a few weeks in foster care where she got her name - Coco after Coco Chanel. How apt for this little princess. It wasn't long after that she started presenting in rashes, red, itchy and sore....

How To Resuscitate A Turtle

November 27, 2020 Heather Murphy

How to Rescuscitate A Turtle

I thought I'd share a story - a story that involves a different kind of animal a little red-eared turtle called George.  George joined our house when I was 18 years of age. He was the size of a (current day) two dollar coin.  We got him a super large tank with rocks for landing pads, a heat lamp for heat bathing, chilling spots and copious of fish for him to live with


You Are What You Eat

October 01, 2020 Heather Murphy

Heal you dog with raw food

I’ve been writing blogs for dogs for a number of years now and my purpose is to share information – information I have learnt on the way. 

For the parent of an allergy pet it can be so tough, the endless scratching, sleepless nights, stress and worry is something else. I often talk about overloading allergens weakening the system. An overloaded system cannot cope – the skin being the largest organ often presents as red, raw, itchy, rashy and this can be anywhere on the body! 


Top Tips For A Healthy Dog

August 25, 2020 Heather Murphy

Top Tips For A Healthy Dog

We know how stressful it is having an itchy dog - we've had 2 out of 3 dogs that were itchy dogs! So we know exactly how it feels - stressful, worrisome, exasperating and sometimes helpless. So in this blog we will share some of our top tips to being rash-free.


Can Wandering Dew make my dog itchy?

June 03, 2020 Heather Murphy

Tradescantia

This is the question that is often asked and the answer in short is YES Wandering Jew can make your dog VERY itchy! From what I have seen over the years about 70% of dogs react to Wandering Dew. (It has several names: Wandering Jew, Wandering Dew, Wandering Willy, Tradescantia are the ones I know).