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Vita Canis Blog

How dogs keep you in good health.

September 17th, 2020

Dogs, our loyal companions, are just waiting to put a smile on our face at any given moment.  Even without any research, we know that dogs make us happier, more resilient when facing stress and keep us physically healthier. In fact, they support our well-being in so many ways: ❤️Lower cholesterol and triglycerides❤️Decrease blood pressure… Read More »

5 unexpected autumn dangers dog owners should know.

September 11th, 2020

Meteorological autumn already started and we can feel it in the air. Cooler mornings, changing leaves, darker evening… What to look for this time of the year and how to keep your dog happy and healthy? 1/ Allergies Allergies are not associated only with spring and summer. Autumn air is full of allergens that can… Read More »

It’s still magic even when you know how it works.

September 3rd, 2020

Author Terry Pratchett once said, “it’s still magic even when you know how it’s done”. I’d change it a bit to say, “it’s still magic even when you know how it works”. This is especially applicable when it comes to essential oils. The potential benefits that can be gained by using essential oils are pure… Read More »

Ticks – There’s more to them than just Lyme Disease.

August 20th, 2020

It seems that ticks and fleas are just here to annoy us and our dogs… am I right? This is especially true when it comes to ticks because of the diseases they carry. Yes, there are more than one. It’s not only the well-known Lyme disease that we need to worry about but tick-borne encephalitis… Read More »

Holidays – Where should you leave your dog?

August 13th, 2020

Are you planning on going on holiday? Is it with your four-legged friend or without? I know that he’d rather be with you, but that’s not always possible. Reality is that there are times when you have to leave him behind. Holiday or no holiday. If there’s no other option and you have to leave… Read More »

5 Amazing Dog Facts.

August 6th, 2020

As dog owners, we know that our dogs are our most loyal companions. We usually know a lot about the breed we own and we’re also curious about anything dog related. Here are 5 interesting dog facts that I recently found and some of them are actually quite hard to believe! 1) A dog’s nose… Read More »

Grass Seeds and Dogs.

July 30th, 2020

It’s that time of the year (which we love more than any other) where we can once again enjoy walking our dogs in the fields and meadows. We also all know to use some kind of protection, preferably natural, on our dogs for ticks and fleas as well as other little pests. But what about… Read More »

Fleas – Know Your Enemy.

July 24th, 2020

Fleas have arrived – your dog’s (as well as yours) enemies are here! Are you angry or frustrated and asking yourself, how the hell did this happen to us?Are they from the hedgehog in the garden, the neighbour’s cat or perhaps that scruffy dog in the park? These thoughts will drive one crazy! Fleas and… Read More »

Dog Shampoo – Any Substitutes?

July 24th, 2020

Your dog needs a bath but you don’t have any dog shampoo 😱. I bet you’ve found yourself in this situation before? Before I owned my grooming salon it happened to me countless times and it was so frustrating! I’d get so annoyed with myself for not keeping an extra one handy. It was especially… Read More »

Grief and How We Deal With It.

July 10th, 2020

“Grief is not a disorder, a disease or a sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve.” Earl Grollman Isn’t this quote amazing at capturing what grief is? The beauty of grief too is that everyone feels it… 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