October 01, 2020 • Heather Murphy
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!
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...
November 01, 2017 • Heather Murphy