A healthy microbiome is critical to your dog’s overall health, from mental health to nutrient absorption. Dogs have several types of bacteria, and other microbes like fungi in their gastrointestinal tract, collectively called the gut microbiome. Disorders such as diabetes, immune system reaction, digestive problems, and inflammatory bowel diseases arise when bacteria become out of… Continue reading How Do I Support My Dog’s Gut Health?
Tag: Digestive Concerns
Is Fibre Important For Dogs?
Some people say that it is not necessary because dogs naturally have a diet that consists of mostly meat. However, others argue that adding fibre to a dog’s diet is key to maintaining their health. Dogs that do not consume enough fibre can suffer from a variety of health problems such as constipation and diarrhea.… Continue reading Is Fibre Important For Dogs?
All About Tapeworms in Cats
Tapeworms are common parasites in cats. Associating with infected cats may result in human infections as well. Treatment is a critical step to prevent further damage. However, adult tapeworms rarely cause serious diseases in cats. Only kittens and older cats are more prone to adverse effects of tapeworms. Understanding their mode of infection, symptoms, risk… Continue reading All About Tapeworms in Cats
Hmmm… My Dog Ate Cat Food. Should I Be Concerned?
Can dogs eat cat food? Perhaps you have seen your dog eating your cat’s food on several occasions and wonder if there are any health complications to it. Why Dogs Should Not Eat Cat Food It is not dangerous for dogs to eat cat food, but it is not safe either. Cat foods are not… Continue reading Hmmm… My Dog Ate Cat Food. Should I Be Concerned?
My Dog Might Have Diarrhea… What Now?
There is a high possibility that your canine friend has suffered diarrhea at some point in their life. Diarrhea is a term used to describe the passing of non-formed loose or watery stool in larger quantities or more frequently than expected. It is often an indicator of other health issues and diseases. Many things can… Continue reading My Dog Might Have Diarrhea… What Now?
Most Common Dog Diseases In Singapore
Singapore’s humid climate and high ambient temperature create a favorable environment for the increased number of health issues that affect dogs. Parasites both internal and external as well as their intermediate hosts or transport vectors also thrive because of the ideal environmental conditions. Can dog diseases be passed to humans? While not… Continue reading Most Common Dog Diseases In Singapore
Natural Remedies for Cat Diarhhea
Diarrhea is not a disease per se. It is an important symptom of an underlying issue that might or might not be medical-related. Some of the more common causes of cat diarrhea include a sudden change in diet, food intolerance, infections (bacterial, viral, protozoal), dietary indiscretion, metabolic disorders, worms, drugs or poisons, and obstruction in… Continue reading Natural Remedies for Cat Diarhhea
Why Does My Dog Eat Its Vomit?
If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you have just witnessed the repulsive act of your dog consuming their own vomit. To us humans, such behaviour may be shocking, but rest assured: for dogs, this is a completely natural instinct that originates from their wild ancestors. In the wild, mother dogs feed their pups… Continue reading Why Does My Dog Eat Its Vomit?
Why Does My Dog Keep Farting?
Frequent farting in dogs – or flatulence – is not only disturbing, but often indicates that your pup’s gut is reacting to a certain trigger. Farting is often accompanied by stomach bloat, abdominal discomfort, and gaseous sounds coming from the stomach. While the occasional toot is very much normal, the excessive release of gas should… Continue reading Why Does My Dog Keep Farting?
Why Is My Dog Always Eating Grass?
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