December 03, 2019 • Heather Murphy
We try to do the best for our dogs and we want them to be healthy and happy.
Sometimes deciphering the fact from the fiction is confusing with all the marketing that pops up all over the web, onto our feeds and on Television.
In this blog 'Raw Feeding 101' Eezapet has interviewed Raw Essentials to give you the when, the how and the what to raw feeding.
August 18, 2018 • Heather Murphy
Allergies, allergens, allergic reactions and intolerances – the what, the why and the where Itchy rashes in dogs can be so frustrating. Trying to pinpoint the exact allergen that is causing the rashes is no mean feat! I’m often advising people about the foods and the difference in the brands, which are ‘clean’ foods and which are not. I frequently have people asking me what type of food I’d recommend for an itchy dog. Most recently, a customer came to me as he could just not work out why his itchy dog was itchy all over with no...
June 19, 2018 • Heather Murphy
Have you heard of Xylitol? In our age of low sugar and no sugar, new alternatives to sugar have popped up all over the place! As one of them, Xylitol is dangerous to dogs, I thought it was time to highlight it.
December 13, 2017 • Heather Murphy
Pancreatitis - what it is and what causes it. A little known fact that EVERY pet parent needs to know! Christmas is a time when we eat lots of foods and rich foods. Eating leftovers is the symbol of Boxing Day! Which are generally all-good for us humans but not so good for our pets. As it is the Christmas season, I wanted to bring to your attention the dangers of certain types of foods to our pets. This is not about the usual chocolate and grapes but something far more serious that can be fatal. Met Mia – the...
October 16, 2015 • Heather Murphy
- or not so glorious if you have a pet with a food allergy! Does your pet constantly have skin rashes and/or ear infections? Skin and ear infections are often the first sign your pet has a food allergy. Research shows that most dogs that have inhalant allergies also have food allergies. Dogs can handle one allergen but their system becomes overloaded by several allergens all at once, this weakens the immune system and somewhere has to give. Generally the dog's response to food allergens displays as intense itching, scratching, irritations, hot spots and secondary rashes Sound familiar? What are food allergens?...