It took me an awful long time to even consider picking up a white cane even though I knew it would help me. There was always that stigma of finally admitting yeah, you are blind. I didn't want to be that guy. So I continued to not use a cane and continued to bump into things and trip over what was left in the streets.
Babesia canis is a protozoan parasite that lives inside certain species of ticks and can infect a dog when the tick bites
One of the most common questions I'm asked about my work is why people seek out my services. There are, after all, thousands of dog food brands on the market so why would someone need a nutritionist for their dog? Hasn't all the work already been done?
No other disease strikes as much fear deep within our hearts as cancer. We panic and start searching the Internet for something that can save our dog. There is a lot of information out there, some websites even offering miracle supplements and cures for cancer. Please remember that promises that seem too good to be true very often are.
They are an extension of ourselves that we give our love to. They are our friends, our children; their companionship provides us with a greater sense of vitality and represents our character. We adopt them because they need our care, and because we recognize their good intentions.
Against my better judgement, I sometimes sneak my dogs a treat that doesn't quiet fit into the diet of healthy canine nutrition. Rest assured, I will pay the price later when it smells like something died in my house.
The hustle and bustle of Christmas is here. It is one of my favourite holidays, particularly because it means there is plenty of food to eat!
I don't promote any method of feeding. My job is to provide nutritional information for dog owners. However, I do prefer home-prepared diets, raw or cooked. I believe there are many advantages to preparing your dog's food yourself but I must stress the importance of balanced nutrition or it could cause your dog serious trouble.
Dogs have a need for much more taurine than humans. Taurine is important for healthy heart function. The diet must also provide a correct balance of calcium to phosphorus. The two work together to maintain the growth and structure of the skeletal system and help to avoid deficiencies.
I love all dogs but I have to admit I have a weakness for old dogs. Old dogs can be eccentric,, grumpy, have odd habits and hard of hearing. But anyone who has ever owned an old dog knows that above all, they seem at peace.