Dog Health

Dog Health blogs from ProDog Raw there is so much information here relating to your dogs health, dogs needs and nutrition which should help and guide you and your dog.

25 Feb '21

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The Problem with Carbohydrates & Dogs

The problem with carbohydrates Unlike humans, dogs are primarily carnivorous, meaning that they have evolved to eat meat as a main foodstuff. Whereas humans have multiple teeth for grinding, dogs natural anatomies seem to place less importance on this function. Rather dogs teeth are for ripping meat off of bones, holding onto a piece of […]

25 Feb '21

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Canine Oral Hygiene and Raw Food

Most vertebrates, be they mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, or fish have teeth. Broadly defined by the Oxford Dictionary, teeth are “Each of a set of hard, bony enamel-coated structures in the jaws of most vertebrates, used for biting and chewing”. Teeth are calcified, and primarily serve the purpose of facilitating eating. Three ways of classifying […]

25 Feb '21

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Addressing the Concerns around Bacteria when feeding Raw Dog Food

There are many people who have concerns that raw feeding with raw dog food products is an unhygienic practise that will introduce harmful bacteria to both them and their dogs. While it is no secret that there are potentially harmful bacteria in any meat used for a raw food diet, the risks are negligible as […]

25 Feb '21

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Leaky Gut, Allergies & Food Sensitivities

Imagine you went to water your garden with the hose. You unravel it, walk back to the tap, switch it on, expecting a spout of water at the other end. Instead, imagine if hundreds of tiny holes appeared in the middle of the hose allowing water to spew onto the garden, but not where you […]

25 Feb '21

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Kidney Stones and Purine Problems

If you have a Dalmatian, Beagle, Bulldog, Basset Hound, Cocker Spaniel, Bichon Frise, Miniature Schnauzer, Lhasa Apso, Miniature Poodle, Miniature Schnauzer, Yorkshire Terrier, Dachshund, Newfoundland, Irish Terrier, Scottish Terrier or Irish Setter then you are probably only too aware that these breeds can have purine metabolism problems. Some breeds of dog are more susceptible to […]

22 Dec '20

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Can My Dog Eat….

Can Dogs Eat Apples? Apple pips are not good for dogs, they even contain some cyanide. But the flesh of an apple is safe and can be nutritious too. Apples are best fed as a once in a while snack or treat if your dog likes them. Like most fruits they are higher is sugars […]