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DOG CALM Relaxes Your Dog During Fireworks

DOG CALM Sooths Dogs in Fireworks

The spectacular of fireworks may be appealing to us, but for many pets it’s nothing short of a nightmare! It’s very common for dogs to be spooked by fireworks and they can become very anxious as a result. However, the good news is there are certain measures you can take to reduce this anxiety and…

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Calm Fearful Dogs in Thunderstorms

Why are Dogs Fearful of Thunderstorms? An abnormal fear of thunderstorms is called astraphobia. People with this condition will feel very anxious and may exhibit symptoms such as trembling, sweating, nausea, and crying (among others) during a thunderstorm. A 2007 study by Dennis Coon and John Mitterer found that astraphobia is the third most common…

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DOG CALM Helps Separation Anxiety

School holidays are always full of chaos in my house. The kids rapidly re-charge their batteries and quickly start causing mayhem. Although we try to get away for vacations, most of the time we stay at home. While sometimes I wish that the school holidays weren’t as long (especially with the onset of sibling bickering),…

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Benefits of MSM in Dog Hips & Joints

Why MSM? MSM is the abbreviation for methylsulfonylmethane. This is a special compound that belongs to a group of organic sulfurs (sulfones). You can find MSM naturally in a range of vegetables and animal products. Cow’s milk has an especially high concentration of MSM. More recently, MSM has been incorporated into dietary supplements to help…

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Chondroitin – Dog Hip & Joint Disease

For dogs to stay active and mobile they need to have healthy joints, just like us. We aren’t the only mammal that suffers from conditions such as osteoarthritis and other joint related diseases. Our canine companions are also very vulnerable to joint degradation, especially larger breeds that tend to carry more weight. While joint problems…

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Glucosamine & How it Helps Dogs

Dogs are one of the most active human companions, which is probably why we bond with them so well. Going to the beach, daily strolls, a game of chase; these are just some of the fun activities that dogs love, and we enjoy them too! However, just like us, staying mobile and active is largely…

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Hip Dysplasia: Large Dogs & Treatment Help

Common Signs & Symptoms                                                                        Stiff or slow when getting up and down Reluctance to climb stairs, run or jump Swelling around the joints Changes in muscle mass Limping Favoring a leg by holding it off the ground frequently Common Causes of Hip and Joint Problems Hip Dysplasia in Large Breed Dogs Poorly developed pelvic…

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Degenerative Joint Disease in Dogs

Does Your Dog Have Any of These Symptoms? Joint swelling. Trouble getting up and down. Limping or favoring a leg. Problems climbing stairs. Slow or stiff when getting up. They may be suffering from inflammation or swelling of a joint. The cause can be abnormal bone or joint development, instability of the surrounding ligaments and…

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