November 24, 2022 • Heather Murphy
Ahh fleas - such BIG business for such a tiny little creature.The power of this little creature can cause havoc in the household, on your pet and for you.For a dog with a Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD) just one flea bite can be enough to cause a reaction. Some dogs can be allergic to the bite (the flea saliva), some to the faeces and others to the eggs
August 25, 2020 • Heather Murphy
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.
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...
April 20, 2018 • Heather Murphy
Sometimes we just can’t seem to pinpoint the actual reason we have an itchy dog! They might be red, rashy, itchy or balding or some dogs can just be itchy all over without displaying any further symptoms. The constant itching can drive you and your pets nuts, it’s stressful not being able to help your itchy pet. Having an itchy dog is no fun! We often think of the common allergens that can affect our dogs – things like grasses, grass seeds, wandering dew and foods. But really the list is extensive and again the problem can be exasperated when...
October 09, 2017 • Heather Murphy
Spring time allergies are real - pollens, grasses - learn tips to get you and your dog itch free this spring.