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Vita Canis Blog

Getting a Puppy During Lockdown.

May 14th, 2020

Have you been thinking of getting a puppy for some time? The lockdown might have provided you with the perfect opportunity. But there are many crucial things you have to consider before getting a puppy during lockdown. Is this the perfect time to get a puppy? Financially it can be difficult but timewise it’s perfect.… Read More »

Natural Cleaners For The Win

May 7th, 2020

Spending more time at home and having more time, in general, has allowed me to do a few jobs which I’ve been procrastinating about for a very long time and deep cleaning is one of them. You know, like sorting the cupboards and draws, getting everything out, cleaning it, checking the labels and then putting… Read More »

Home Grooming – We’ve All Made Mistakes.

April 30th, 2020

Did you know that because of the current situation, home dog grooming is one of the top searched topics on various search sites? People are needing to pay more attention to their dog’s coat, ears, eyes and nails more than ever before. Home grooming is more popular (and necessary ) as dog owners can’t just… Read More »

Keep Calm…on This Wedding Day.

April 23rd, 2020

Meet Jacqui, the wedding day dog specialist. I remember, in detail, when I met Jacqui for the first time. It was Premier Groom grooming competition in 2014 and I was launching my products when this tall, stylish, model-like woman came to enquire about calming products that she could use in her boarding kennel. She was… Read More »

Clip or Not to Clip?

April 16th, 2020

Should we clip a dog when the weather is hot? Have you ever asked yourself: Should I have my dog clipped when the weather is hot? And the logical answer would be yes. If we help our dogs to get rid of their “winter accessories” they will feel better in this warm weather. We too… Read More »

Skin and Its Itches.

April 11th, 2020

Many factors are responsible for itchy skin in dogs. Skin, the largest organ of the human (and a dog’s) body, is truly fascinating and has many functions. Have you ever had the thought that it holds everything together so that all our content doesn’t ‘spill out’? It also protects us from other mechanical, bacterial and… Read More »

Insect Repellents: Why to Avoid Commercial Ones.

April 2nd, 2020

When I decided to develop insect, flea and tick repelling products I wanted them to be safe. But not only for our dogs and us but also for the environment. Commercial repellents contain synthetic ingredients that repel insect, fleas, and/or ticks however many of them have been linked to skin irritation, negative respiratory effects and… Read More »

Natural Flea and Tick Treatments for Dogs

March 28th, 2020

Choose the Best Product – Part 2 We’re on lockdown while I’m writing this blog but we’re still allowed to walk our dogs. I hope that you agree with me that it’s the best therapy and hopefully, with warmer months coming, we’ll spend even more time outdoors. It’s all lovely until the insects and ticks… Read More »

Choosing the Best Product -Part 1

March 21st, 2020

I’m often asked if people should rather buy Calming Floral Spray or Comfort Blend and my standard reply is to ask what the problem or issue is. Both products are calming and relaxing but they aren’t the same. Some of the essential oils I’ve used are the same but most of them are different and have… Read More »

Keep Calm with Calming Floral Spray.

March 12th, 2020

Crufts is over now so life is pretty much back to normal. We had an amazing time, even though the show was considerably quieter this year because of the virus, and it was so enjoyable talking to people about my products and listening to their experiences, feedbacks and suggestions. The best seller? You guessed right…… Read More »

What People Say...

Used you’re Calming Floral  Spray yesterday was so impressed with it . I had a dog in my salon that has dryer seizures and gets anxious. I sprayed it around her and was remarkable the difference in her behaviour. It actually worked so well I had to check dog was okay she was very relaxed snoozing I’ve tried other remedy’s with no real effect shall be sticking with your calming spray from now on 😍
Lisa Addison