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11 reasons why your dog could be itchy

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...


It's Not A FAD It's A Flea Allergy Dermatitis

December 05, 2016 Heather Murphy

It is said that the annual global spend for treating fleas via prescriptions is worth $4 billion dollars, and that flea related vet bills estimate at around $2.8 billion dollars. It’s big business keeping your pet flea-free. This blog will help you understand the flea which in turn will help you eliminate them.   A little bit about the pesky flea:   Flightless, wingless insects but man can they jump!  Fifty times their body length to be exact, that’s like us jumping 90 metres! There are 2500 species of fleas. Some exclusively feed/breed on a single host group, others are...


The Top Three Reasons Your Dog Goes To The Vet?

November 07, 2016 Heather Murphy

Do you know what the top three reasons for a vet visit are? If your dog suffers from them you’ll probably already know!   According to VPI (Veterinary Pet Insurance) data from 2012 the top 3 reasons for canines needing a visit to the vet are:  Atopic or Allergic Dermatitis Otitis Externa (ear inflammations) Pyoderma (hot spots)   2012 was the first time that allergies have topped the list. Allergic reactions, or an intolerance to a particular allergen can present in many different forms: Undercarriage rashes Underarm rashes Welts Pustules, pimples, itchy spots Rashes between the toes Hot spots Ear infections Itchy dogs...


Itchy pets – what’s that about?

March 22, 2016 Heather Murphy

Itchy pets – what’s that about? I often get asked : “Why did you start your business” so I thought I would share with you why/how Eezapet began.   As with many start-ups they arise out of a need – and we were no different. Eezapet really started for the love of my dog – or more to the point the love for my itchy dog! I am Heather, director and the other half of the business under the umbrella of Soothfast Skincare Ltd which is striving for a scratch-free world. I’ve always had a passion for naturals – I...


They jump, we scratch - they leave, we still scratch!

December 10, 2015 Heather Murphy

Aarghhhhh its that time of year again when fleas are causing havoc on our pets and in our houses! So in order to help control the situation you first need to understand a little about the flea.....   Fleas, flea eggs and flea dust: Fleas eat blood... eggs eat moisture and dust.... and flea dust is the egg and/or faeces of the flea. I remember seeing 'dust' once on Coco’s hind quarter – couldn’t see any fleas but noticed she was scratching and had little speckles of dirt in her fur, which I thought was odd. Upon a bit of...