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

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Help! My dogs gone off raw dog food!

When it comes to raw feeding for dogs it is not unusual to hear reports from an owner that their dog has gone off their raw food or won’t eat it anymore. Often, the dog has been on a raw diet for a while seemingly loving it at first before […]
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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 […]
Keeping Your Dog Healthy in the Summer

Keeping Your Dog Healthy in the Summer

Hot summer days are welcomed by most of us. Our dogs can enjoy this weather too, but we must take extra care of them during this time. Dogs react to excessive external heat very differently to us humans. Heat stress in dogs is a serious issue and they can easily […]
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How a raw diet can help your dogs digestive system

Many people don’t realise just how bad some so called ‘dog foods’ are and some of the alarming ingredients that they contain. Why would you have cause to doubt major brands that sell their food to millions? It is only when the dog is not feeling well, is off their […]

Reasons and Rules for Feeding Dogs Bones

If one was asked to imagine, and then draw, what they thought a dog’s favourite or preferred food would be, they are most likely to choose a bone. This is not without reason. The cultural associations between a dog and a bone are huge, and most dogs will enjoy having […]
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Feeding plans for pregnant dogs

As with all other kinds of mammals, female dogs (bitches) carry their young while pregnant, and give birth to them live. Pregnant bitches – much like pregnant women – require additional levels of medical and veterinary care during the approximate two months before they give birth. Generally, bitches gestate for […]
Preventing dilated cardiomyopathy in a Dogs diet

Preventing dilated cardiomyopathy in a Dogs diet

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a common medical complaint in larger dogs once they pass the age of four. Put simply, DCM occurs when a dog’s heart becomes enlarged, and can no longer function properly. This leads to a decreased ability to effectively pump blood to the lungs, accumulation of fluid […]

How to choose the right the joint supplements for dogs?

We all want the best for our dogs and we go to every length to make sure that we offer them just that, whether its buying them a new bed or a smart collar to more specific things like how to choose the right joint supplements for dogs. From the […]

How to increase dogs stamina, strength and performance?

When looking to increase a dogs stamina, strength and performance there are many factors to consider. But first of all, what do we mean by stamina? This is the physical and mental energy and strength that an active dog needs to fulfil all that is required of them. Certain dogs, […]
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How Can I Boost My Dogs Energy?

If your dog seems tired, lethargic or lacking in their usual spark and vitality, you may be questioning “how can I boost my dogs energy?”. Firstly, it is important that you remain alert to any changes in their behaviour or demeanour. While your dog may be recovering from illness or […]

So Why is Processed Food is Bad for Dogs?

Dogs are famous, and even infamous for their willingness to literally eat almost anything. Any dog owner will be familiar with the experience of dragging their dog away from another canine’s faeces which they have started to eat, or even a pool of vomit they are licking off of the […]

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, […]
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Kidney Concerns With Dogs

Bladder and kidney stones, and the purine problem Dogs have a urinary system relatively similar to humans. According to, “The dogs urinary tract is a system made up of the kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder and urethra. These organs work together to produce, transport, store and excrete urine. The urinary […]
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The Golden Rules of Raw Feeding

Rules of Raw Feeding When it comes to feeding your dog a raw diet, the main objective is to feed them a species appropriate diet. What would they eat in the wild? Owners should endeavour to recreate the same diet using similar ingredients for their dogs regardless of breed, size […]
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Addressing the Concerns around Bacteria when feeding Raw Dog Food

There are many people who have concerns that raw feeding 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 […]
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Can ProDog Revive Help With Dog Agility?

Agility dogs are always on the go. They have demanding training regimes and tough competitions for which they need to be at their physical peak. They also need to be able to recover quickly between dog agility training sessions. In order to remain at their optimum condition both physically and […]

Health Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs

Is Pumpkin Good For Dogs? Its that time of year again where you can find a pumpkin anywhere you look so you may be left wondering, can my dog eat pumpkin? The short answer is YES – Pumpkin is incredibly nutritious, easy to prepare and has almost no side effects.   […]
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Can I Mix Dry Food With Raw Dog Food or Wet Dog Food?

In short there is only one answer and that is that you should never feed dogs a mix of raw dog food and dry food. In fact, if you were going to liken it to mixing human foods together in the same manner, it would be like putting a salad […]
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Help Arthritis in Dogs

Help arthritis in dogs Whether you are looking to prevent or manage arthritis in dogs, there are a number of steps that owners can take. In the first instance, it is important to understand what canine arthritis is and how it occurs as this will help to understand how to […]
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Natural healthy treats for your dog

In addition to their normal diet, often we like to reward our dogs with treats. This may be as a reward for good behaviour, as part of a training regime or simply because, like us humans, sometimes they just deserve a treat. Unfortunately, many people buy dog treats from the […]